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Lecture & Two-day Intensive Workshop on "Forest Art"

07 Oct 2021
Εκδήλωση “Η Τέχνη της Φύσης” Ανακαλύπτοντας την αξία των δασών της Λέσβου Διάλεξη & Διήμερο Εντατικό Εργαστήριο

The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest organizes a three-day event dedicated to "Forest Art - Nature Art" which highlights the characteristic features of the forest ecosystems of Lesvos - UNESCO Global Geopark.

Wednesday 13 Οctober, 18.00 Ampitheater of Departent of Geography, University of the Aegean Hill

Lecture of Ute Ritschel, Curator International Forest Art Association entitled “International Forest Art Project and Global Nomadic Art Germany”- “Forest Art brings together the creative power of the forest and the artist”.

The talk will focus on the various aspects of Forest Art, art and nature and introduce several international artists of Forest Art and their work. The aspect of climate change and its impact on Forest Art will also be introduced.

Thursday 14 & Friday 15 October, Intensive Workshop

Two-day Intensive Workshop “Forest Art -Nature Art”
Ute Ritschel, Curator International Forest Art Association, και Kim Rathnau, Forest Art Pedagoge, International Forest Art Path have been inspired from Lesvos and designed for us an intensive two-day workshop in the forests of the island, which will include a number of experiential activities using natural materials. In their educational workshops they combine the experiences of Forest Art, Nature Art/Global Nomadic Art and pedagogical ideas around the BNE/ESD (Education for Sustainable Development).

The workshop is structured in four sessions ( two morning sessions 9.00-13.00, two afternoon ones 14.00-18.00) and will take place in Mytilene on Thursday 14 October and in Sigri and the Museum’s premises on Friday 15 October.

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