LIFE DRAWS

LIFE DRAWS AT ANATUMS ABODE

an initiative by HIAS health in the arts

the human body and elements of nature are brought into a context of visual absorbtion and translation, arranged with the help and the vision of artists offering a sensible engagement of the proposed scene

in this first drawing session the floral artist Daina Daugaviete is collaborating with her muse Maru on an installation that forms the base for Marus’ physical work-to draw inspiration from, concentrate on and depict visually

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the event is designed to give time and space to develop skills through guidance and exploration, focussing on quality time spending and creative transmission

LIFE DRAWS is a proposition to engage in concentration of depicting the given, its content is consciously designed by artists for an audience to interact with and extend drawing techniques

3 hours to engage in personal development and the development of skills where performers, set designers, sculptors and installation artists are sharing mindful content of their disciplines for the benefit of creating a common sphere

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INSPIRATIONAL SESSION : SYSTEMA

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inspirational session on the activation of body parts in the context of the russian martial art SYSTEMA

systema instructor Uldis Veismanis is giving an introduction to his practices, outlining the array of physical involvement available

artists anastasia freygang and aleksei taruts will be screening video works in relation to the human body and its movements

wednesday 29 may 2012, 7 pm

ANATUM’S ABODE 613 commercial road E14 7N

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Uldis Veismanis was in the Soviet Army from 1979 to 1981 and then began training in Systema with Valentin Vasiliev and Valeri Terletsky in 1981. At the time he was also taking part in inter-army sport competitions and eventually was qulified as a Dynamo Instructor (Soviet Army Sport Club which trained many of the top athletes of the Soviet Union, many of whom are recognised Olympic winners) in 1987. He was requested by the city council to help with the problems of youth crime and instituted a training program which reduced crime in the area drammatically in a very brief space of time. In 2002 he moved to the UK where he continues to train in the System.

INSPIRATIONAL SCREENINGS ON PHYSICAL PRACTICE : QI GONG

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media based introduction of techniques for body awareness that lead up to the possible improvement of physical and mental constitution

public drop by event on wednesday 8th of may

at ANATUM’S ABODE 613 commercial road

E14 7NT

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our shop window front is turning into a screen once the sun sets, allowing sight from the street as well as from inside the space. expect  introductionary videos to be screened, as well as instructional audio content to be made available for you. we are offering informational material on the methodics of QI GONG as well as space for discussions and further investigations into the realms of this weeks choosen practice.