Thu, Jul 13|
MiZa HQ - The Living Room
MiZa Library Presents: Rock Carving and Painting with Reem Al Mubarak
Participants will undergo a rock carving and painting workshop to honor rocks and our instinct to overlook them.
Time & Location
Jul 13, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+4
MiZa HQ - The Living Room, 90 Al Mayj St - Zayed Port - Al Mina - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
About the event
ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP:
Rocks are so much more than just rigid objects, they are us, and we are them. Like humans, they are formed with time, patience, warmth, and they undergo circumstances that could sometimes cause them to crack. But just like humans, the more they break, the more their core starts to show. Holding a rock makes me feel connected to my surrounding, to earth, and its people. I cannot help but think about its past and how far it might have traveled. I want to share this kind of connection with people, and I want to connect people through rocks. I am proposing to conduct a rock carving and painting workshop to honor rocks and our instinct to overlook them. Rocks come in so many different forms, colors, and sizes, and that is the workshop's purpose: to encourage attendees to create art without restrictions, perfection, or thinking of what or how the outcome might be; there is only one of each rock out there. It is a meditative and grounding workshop accompanied by poetry that they can read before, during, and/or after.
ABOUT THE HOST:
Reem Al Mubarak (b. 1997) is an Emirati artist and Author. She published her first book titled “Yellow” in April 2022. Al Mubarak's studio practice is multidisciplinary, participatory based, which is influenced by poetry and nature.
Reading: 6:15 - 6:45
Workshop: 6:45 - 8:00
Socializing: 8:00 - 9:00
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