BAHRAIN TO INDIA: Celebrating NATURE through ART across miles
Dr. Anamica Bhattacharya, Bahrain
Online Zoom
Sun 25 Oct 4PM (+IST)
Mon 26 Oct 4PM (+IST)
Wed 28 Oct 4PM (+IST)
Fri 30 Oct 4PM(+IST)
Sun 01 Nov 6PM (+IST)
A series of creative sessions which will explore the artistic connection between India and Bahrain themed around nature, sharing globally. Theme
To pave a virtual path, exploring the artistic connection between both Nation. Eminent artists and creative personalities from both nations will share 'A piece of nature' and 'creative connection with nature'  through their unique perspectives. 

Participants, children especially are welcome to join these creative and informative sessions to explore and enjoy, which also create opportunities to learn, express, create and share your green thinking on a global platform along with an indulgence towards Nature love and care, which will help to lead an eco-conscious life.

And its FREE & open to ALL!

Concept
The art and culture of many civilizations strongly connects to Nature, through the survival stories of life through the ages.  It is important to explore these connections and share them with the upcoming generation inspire them to preserve our natural heritage for the wellbeing of all in the future. Bahrain and India hold a long standing connection, since the Dilmun civilization of Bahrain more than 3000 years ago and the Indus Valley Civilization of India, 5000 years back. 
In this regard, we will try to celebrate 'Nature' through creations of eminent Artists, exploring the natural beauty, natural resources, art, culture and festivals of each nation. 

Inspiration
The Big Draw was introduced in The Kingdom of Bahrain in 2019 by Dr. Sarah Clarke, through An event “Pathways to Wellbeing”, from where I could grab a memorable experience with inspiration, that made me participate in The Big Draw 2020. The theme of The Big Green Draw relates my soul, being a nature lover, and gives me an opportunity to actively involve and do my bit to connect people with nature.

Program details

The program is divided into three segments, Phase I, II & III. 

PHASE I
Inaugural week 25th October -1st November.  Though open to all, artists from Bahrain and India will demonstrate for participants primarily based in India. 

ART Challenge 1st - 30th November :  Anyone from any where can participate by sending their creation (any form of art) @ nature.thebigdraw2020@gmail.com  to spread green thinking. It will conntinue till 30th November, 2020.

PHASE II
1st December - 30th December 2020 : A 15 days ART & CRAFT workshop and demonstration.

This event mainly focuses on participants from Bahrain, though its to open to all  ages & abilities, designed with workshops and demostrations on various form of Art and Craft along with interesting topics for each age group to discover! 

Event linkhttps://www.facebook.com/events/197462555196365/

Art coordinator - Anil Sharma
Event facilitator - Dr. Sarah Clarke

All the events will be supported by a group of Eminent and budding Artists from Bahrain and India for a fruitful exchange of Art and Culture between the Nation. 

Free to Join one or all - it’s your choice!
To join register yourself @ nature.thebigdraw2020@gmail.com and participate! 

Different forms of Art inclued in Phase II are - Sculpture, Clay Art, Fluid Art, Leaf Art, Exploring fun of painting with unconventional tools, Indian folk Art  (different forms), Jaipur Blue pottery, Dhokra Art, Water colour Landscape, Abstract & Landscape with Acrylics, Drawing, painting, paper collage Art & Crafts for Kids, Up-cycled and recycled Crafts etc. etc. 

Phase III
Jan-Feb 2021 : Dates yet to be announced.

Visit Event page : https://www.facebook.com/Bahrain-India-Art-across-the-miles-102935854944954/

You can even collect your participation certificates from The Big Draw, London by sending any of your creation that qualifies our theme "Nature" or "A Climate of change", @ nature.thebigdraw2020@gmail.com or can post your creations in Facebook with hashtag #Artacrossthemiles #Thebigdraw2020 #Climateofchange!

 All are welcome to celebrate NATURE through ART and Share your GREEN-THINKING!

Bahrain to India: Celebrating NATURE through ART across the miles - Phase I
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This is a free event


Suitable for ages: All 0-5 6-11 12-16 16+

Organised by Dr. Anamica Bhattacharya

Contact
Dr Anamica Bhattacharya
t: 0973 34136058
e: nature.thebigdraw2020@gmail.com


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