Making Things as Meditation
at Conscious Habitat, Warwick, NY
1-hr meetings to explore the benefits of making things with
simple materials. Protected time/space for taking small risks,
following Curiosity, Adjusting The Story; to kindle spiritual
self-care; for contact with the Creative Unconscious by
offering casual opportunities to explore In, Down and Out.
from Daniel Mack’s ongoing work, The Casual Alchemist.
Tuesdays starting Jan 15, 2019 1-2 pm
What a Meeting might look like:
Present Day’s theme/focus to prompt Making
eg fragments, haiku, casual, lunar, indirect
Present Object examples of Matter into Meaning
eg nkisi, transformational objects, weaning bowl,
Explore Materials/Tools of Day Choose activity by answering:
What do you need TODAY? Something Collective?
Cooperative? Introspective? Fast/Slow? Large/Small?
Making, from simple materials, simple techniques
Marking 5x7 watercolor cards with dirt, feathers, reeds, inks
Mattering: Imaginal Tools, Figures, Rubbing of Place
Wrap-up, Review and possibilities for HomePlay