ZEN - Meditative Drawing and Painting: ways for meditative methods in selfcaring and caring about the clients

Forstner, M. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Description

It is claimed that artistically creative design, art and reception of art can be cathartic, psycho hygienic, self-therapeutic, relaxing and meditative, offer ways for self-expression, possibilities to be active and powerful and can help to form and develop identity, it can be fun, fulfilling and offer ways for stating opinions and thoughts. But there are also methods which can help to get into a contemplative and relaxed mood. If we concentrate on the basic meaning of ZEN – which is CHAN and means meditation - we should talk about the meditative power of drawing an painting. Therefore some methods, that can help you to get into a meditative status will be shown, tried out and later will be reflected together.
Period4 Nov 2016
Held atXAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland