16 Feb 2023 to 17 Mar 2023 Once Only Event
Find That Pace embraces the contradictions of place for migrant belonging. The gallery presentation by Shirley Jianzhen Wu is the outcome of a meditative embodied practice of walking in loops around the Nexus Arts court- yard. Drawing on Buddhist ritual, Wu’s body is as a tool for healing through mindfulness, connection, and self-regulation.
The exhibition offers an insight into the vulnerability of finding ways to visually communicate studio process. The gallery presentation includes a series of workshops, live performances, and a body of artefacts that hold traces of performance in this place.
This exhibition offers two Embodied Mark-making Workshop
You are invited to join Shirley Jianzhen Wu for a silent meditation in the Nexus courtyard. Through brushwork with ink on rice paper, the workshop draws attention to the body. Your personal observations of the immediate environment, the temperature, ambient noise, and the microworld on the pavers will guide an experimental approach to mark making.
During the workshop you will be encouraged to connect with the ground by either sitting or lying down. Please bring washable/old comfortable clothes as you may pick up debris from the ground. Gloves and coverall will be provided if needed.
Herbal tea and snacks will be available during the session.
Max 10 participants per workshop.
Once Only Event
16 Feb 2023 to 17 Mar 2023