Workshops and Activities
Gurvinder has been facilitating workshops since 2018 in various settings including, youth homelessnes refuges, community mental health rehabilitation and community development workshops with various neighbourhood houses
Clay pottery workshops
This workshop explores the therapeutic power of airdrying clay, focusing on the connection between art and emotional well-being. Participants will engage in calming exercises, experience the therapeutic benefits of clay, and explore their emotions and thoughts through creative expression. Facilitators will provide gentle guidance and support, creating a safe space for exploration. Participants will learn simple techniques to translate emotions into tangible forms, fostering empowerment and healing. The workshop is designed for individuals seeking holistic self-care and emotional wellness, and no artistic skill is required. The experience combines the therapeutic qualities of airdrying clay with the cathartic power of creative expression, allowing participants to unwind and connect with their inner self
Art Therapy: Culture & Mental Health
Explore the intricate relationship between culture and mental well-being in our Art Therapy Workshop series. Through expressive art forms rooted in diverse cultural backgrounds, delve into personal narratives, healing rituals, and intersectional dialogues. Join us in this enriching exploration where art becomes a bridge to understanding, celebrating, and nurturing mental health within cultural diversity.
Through traditional art activities like Diya painting, henna designing, rangoli making , jharokha art (mirror mosaic mandalas) we explore our relationships with culture and the intense complexities that migration poses for us
Mirror Mosaic Model