mindCraft@theFringe:
Bread-making

Event

School of Everyday Life
  • Fri 12-07-2019 8:00 AM - 1 h
  • Tue 16-07-2019 8:00 AM - 1 h
  • Thu 18-07-2019 8:00 AM - 1 h
  • Tue 30-07-2019 8:00 AM - 1 h

Circa1913

HKD 400/class
HKD 360(M)/class
HKD 1200/4 classes
HKD 1080(M)/4 classes

Workshops will be held in both Cantonese and English

Tickets

Art-mate

Synopsis

Mindfulness practice, when combined with the knowledge and practical skills of bread-making, provides us with a very satisfying experience of rediscovering our inner strengths. 

The very act of making bread with our hands can help open up our five senses to work in perfect harmony with our mind.  Then, when our emotions are stable, diverse possibilities that grow in our imagination can be manifested.

This group workshop is divided into two sessions on the same day.  Spend a productive hour before work making your own bread. Later, during your lunch break, enjoy your delicious creation (and sample your classmates’ creations )!

 

AIMS:

1. To strengthen the senses of sight, smell, taste and touch, and the body and soul, in the process of bread-making, through our mind's eye

2. To experience how the process of bread-making releases stress

 

CONTENTS:

1.  The technique of mind-watching 

2.  Mindful bread-making 

3. An introduction to different types of bread

 

CLASS SCHEDULE:

08:00 - 09:00 Session 1: Bread-making (before office hours)

09:00 - 13:00 Participants get back to work

13:00 - 14:00 Session 2: Enjoy the bread (during your lunch break)

 

YOUR TUTOR:

Tsang Tak-ping, Kith is a mindful practitioner of education, farming, visual art, curation, art criticism and hobby bakery.  He has exhibited internationally, as an artist and curator, including at the Gwangju Biennale (Korea) and the Venice Biennale (Italy, 2003 and 2011).   

 

He is the co-founder of art and culture organisations such as Para/Site Art Space (1996) to promote community arts, Sangwoodgoon Farm (2011) to promote permaculture, and the School of Everyday Life to promote art and culture, life education and environmental education.

 

He was formerly an Associate Professor in design at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and published “The Idiot-syncratic Hong Kong Lifestyle of a Professor Book Series”, including〈內嘈外吵 寂靜決定〉, The Phantom of Consumerism, 〈亂世善行 心隨境轉〉,〈工巧無記 離我我所〉and 〈應物象形四大皆空〉.

 

 


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