NOW: ART & SENSES
NOW Live Events is coming to Deptford Lounge with a specially tailored programme for the local area as part of Anxiety Festival over June 2014. We will be championing an innovative blend of arts and well being activities for all ages to stimulate the senses, lighten the mind and savour the moment with some of UK’s most inspiring artists and thinkers, locally and beyond.
Anxiety 2014 is a new London-wide arts festival, curated by the Mental Health Foundation. Taking place at multiple venues, including Deptford Lounge with NOW Live Events and at our sister venue, the Albany.
4pm-4.45pm FREE WORKSHOP: Group Portrait in the NOW – Phoebe Boswell – Learn how to create portraits with award-winning visual artist and animator Phoebe Boswell (beginners welcome).
5pm-5.45pm FREE WORKSHOP: Blind Sculpture: Sculpting the Community – Matt Nightingale – Sculptor Matt Nightingale’s unique workshop focused on learning sensory sculpture (beginners welcome).
6pm-6.45pm FREE WORKSHOP: Unleashing Your Senses: Your Ideal Community – Clare Jonas – Psychology and synaesthesia expert Clare Jonas, challenging us to explore the way we experience our world through our sense of sight, touch, taste, smell, sound and re-imagining our neighbourhoods.
An interactive talk with Mark Williamson, Director of Action for Happiness, about what is most important for our happiness and practical tools we can use to become happier in our everyday lives.
For the full NOW Live Events line-up as part of Anxiety Festival, please click here.
For more information on NOW Live Events and the participants, including biographies and interviews, please visit their website here.