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Camera Obscura Art Lab1450 Ocean Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90401
We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Saturday, October 12, 2019.
Guest Artist Sondra Au guides participants in a movement meditation. Following this, the group is led through illustrating the feelings in their bodies while maintaining a meditative state. After each workshop with Natalja Kent, she will be taking portraits and asking participants some questions about wellbeing and transformation. Let her know if you'd like to take part!
Sondra is a musician and artist whose practice of yoga is informed by a lifelong interest in nutritional/naturopathic healing, having grown up with Chinese traditional medicine as the core of her family's health. Sondra has experieced yoga practice as a powerful instrument for change. With more than 18 years of practice, her accessible classes unite grounded alignment-based hatha practice with intelligent vinyasa flow and mindfulness of breath and body. She began teaching yoga in Brooklyn, NY and now teaches in Los Angeles, CA.
During her Camera Obscura studio residency August 7 ? November 13, 2019, photographer Natalja Kent is continuing a project titled "Movement Artifact," which tracks internal and external changes that occur as people engage with their bodies and with art. Utilizing embodied and creative practices, her residency project and public events are completely entwined, with participants engaging in sessions of movement and meditation followed by photography and other image making. More about the artist: Natalja Kent is an artist based in Los Angeles, CA. Her practice investigates embodiment, movement, flaws and materiality through the expanding parameters of photography. This includes video, installation, movement, collaboration, analogue photographic printing, sound and drawing. Research and studio-process experimentation form the foundation of her practice. Collaborative/feminist/social practice output have included her participation in groups such as Mapping Feminist LA/Women?s Center for Creative Work, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, The Dirt Palace and The Good Good. She has shown work and/or performed at; Tate Liverpool; Carpenter Center for The Visual Arts at Harvard; Hiromi Yoshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; PS1, MOMA Queens. http://www.nataljakent.com
The Camera Obscura Art Lab hosts six artists-in-residence annually, and offers workshops with a changing roster of residents and teaching artists. Here you can learn dance moves, polish your writing, sew a seam, check out artists at work and find a creative community!
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Directions: The Camera Obscura Art Lab is at 1450 Ocean Ave on the west side of Ocean just north of Broadway, in Palisades Park.
Train/Bus: Metro terminus at 4th St/Colorado, 4 blocks away. Upon exiting the station go west on Colorado to Ocean Ave, cross the street to the Pier and go north in the park just past Broadway. metro.net or bigbluebus.com.
Parking is $6 or less for 3 hours in Parking Structure 6 (2nd between Broadway and Santa Monica), and $5 on weekends at the Civic Auditorium lot just down Main Street at 333 Civic Center Dr. Meters on Ocean Avenue; $2/hr maximum 3 hours. More info: smgov.net/parking.
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