Friday, 17 June 2016

MEMORIES, DREAMS AND IMAGINATION.

BAAT - NATE SIG Meeting
Manchester Art Gallery 
25th June 2016


Agenda

10 am 
Introductions 

10.15 
Visit to the exhibitions Hondartza Fraga: The Sea Full Stop, and Boris Nzebo : Urban style.

10.45am
Tea and coffee break

11am
Social dreaming matrix. Melissa will facilitate a group social dreaming matrix. 

Social Dreaming (SD) aims to promote creative thinking, access to, and management of, new knowledge in a variety of contexts, through the exchange of dream narratives, their associations and amplifications, in a particular setting called Matrix (Gordon Lawrence 2008)

‘This experiential workshop opens our minds to a liminal area between the personal and collective, unconscious and remembered. As dream narratives and their associations are shared, Social Dreaming is a setting for transpersonal work, where dreams are shared without comment, or analysis of group processes, or interpersonal dynamics. The focus is always on the dreams, not the dreamers, and participants are invited to enter in a state of mind which has been called “lucid dreaming”. This state of mind will be developed during the Matrix and will be conducive to the recollection of dreams and their associations.’ Francesca La Have

For more information see the link 


1.15pm 
Lunch break

2.15pm
Gemma Lee Bowden from the Owl and the Coconut will share the experience of and the application of visualisation techniques and mindfulness with art within Art therapy practice. 

Beginning with a mindful check in using singing bowls. Following with a journey into our own landscape image. Ending with the 54321 grounding exercise. It is hoped by experiencing these practices for yourself you may continue such techniques for your own self care and your work with clients” Gemma Lee Bowden

3.45pm
Art making session in response to the days events.

5pm

The end of the day