ART ON THE MIND TALK AND ART EXHIBITION
Art on the mind is an immersive visual experience, it takes the viewer on a visual journey, exploring the depths of their own imagination.Using art as a visual stimuli, the talk and interactive experience, showcases how we use perception to make sense of abstract art, but also in everday decision-making.
The Art of Perception Ted X talk given by Shahina Jaffer navigates the audience through a visual journey based on Degas’ idea that art “is not what you see, but what you make others see. Vistors will learn how art is a powerful tool to evoke emotions and ignite imagination.
The talk will be followed by the opportunity to explore artwork with the makers.
Visitor's are encouraged to listen to music whilst travelling through the art exhibition. By incorporating instrumental music the artists hope to create optimal state of mind to help the artworks open up to many people. in a personal way.
Shahina has been art curious since a very young age, fluidly painting and sewing by the age of three, and she still paint with both hands. She is a St Martin’s graduate, her work is based on the practical exploration of perception. Her image making is centred on the encounter: the crucial moment between the artist and the observer
Shyaam paints using many different techniques preferring to use acrylics over oil paint, and adopting an illustrative black line style as well as using many styles in his work styles that range from Abstraction or Surrealism to Cubism and even Hieroglyphics . He uses Tribal themes and influences from Africa at different stages throughout history in his work.
Jalal graduated from Royal Academy of Art Hague and Baghdad, he is an established sculptor and has exhibited globally. His work examines concepts of humanism and in particular identity and the concept of the hypothetical human.
ART ON THE MIND TALK AND ART EXHIBITION is a part of Deptford X A ten-day free festival of contemporary art focused on new work by emerging artists. 25th October - 3rd November 2019
at Virtual event
Sunday 31 May 2020 at 16:00h
at 11th Berlin Biennale c/o ExRotaprint Bornemannstraße 9
Thursday 28 May 2020 at 14:00h
at Hauptstraße 3
Wednesday 27 May 2020 at 18:00h