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7:30 PM19:30

Nature of Reality - Collage Workshop and Artist Lecture

Nature of Reality is an experiential art-making experience which attempts to ground and focus our inner selves through art and organic natural material.

Join us for an illustrated lecture about a work of contemporary sculpture by internationally-renowned mixed-media artist Doris Salcedo. The lecture will explore the way Salcedo’s sculptural installation titled Plegaria Muda (2009) uses earth-matter to express the concept of death and memory. The lecture will be followed by a collage art-making experience using recycled materials and inspired by Salcedo’s Plegaria Muda.

This two hour workshop will be taught by Liz Lopez. Liz is a digital artist and contemporary art historian whose work and research uncovers facets of the global human consciousness and identity. Join us for a nurturing night among fellow creatives in the DFW area to discuss mindfulness, art, our natural environment and the need for a substantial future.

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12:30 PM12:30

Sustain Yourself Wellness Workshop

In yoga and wellness, we find more bodily awareness as well as a deeper connection to ourselves. With zero waste and eliminating toxins, we then become aware of and connected to our own environment.

Join us at WAAS GALLERY for this amazing opportunity to.

In the first half of our workshop, Anna Hummer will touch on the subjects of the persistent man-made chemicals that exist in our environment, why they are hazardous to our health, how to avoid them, and how to find or make plant-based replacements for home cleaning and personal care products.

In the second half of our workshop join Bree Jennerjahn who will give you the tools and information on how we can sustain our energies and create a stress-free environment for ourselves. Working through a variety of breathing exercises and meditation techniques that will become your tool kit for a clear mindset. We will wrap up with a relaxing final meditation leaving you feeling refreshed and renewed.

By the end of the workshop you will walk away with a greater understanding of how your body interacts with your environment, a list of the top toxins to avoid, recipes for DIY replacements, yoga-inspired techniques to help relax or recharge you in your day to day, and a homemade cleaning concentrate you will create in our space to get you started in the cleaning of your home with the power of plants.

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