The artistic creation and expression ‘Da Vinci Group’ promoted by New Acropolis organized a seminar on “Self-knowledge and Art”, a path leading to enhanced self-awareness through artistic expression.
Archive for the “Artistic Activities” Category
Mar 25 2017
Mar 19 2017
The new main center of New Acropolis Colaba had the pleasure of welcoming vocalist Jayanthi Nayak for a cultural evening entitled “Musical Dialogue”. With a great turnout of more than fifty people, the event was intended to show how philosophy is embodied within Indian classical music.
Through her performance, she explained the importance of expressing the concept of harmony, and emphasized that, while harmony is expressed through and between the artists on stage, the essence lies firstly in expressing it internally within the artist, only then, can it touch the hearts of the audience.
Mar 15 2017
Karina Senatore inaugurated the exhibition entitled: “Bare Skin”. The author, together with her collaborator Nerea Urdangarin, gave a talk on the reasons that led her to create her work and what she wants to express in her creations. The work of Karina focuses on alopecia in women and the artistic treatment that can address this issue. This young woman and Fine Arts graduate discussed how art allowed her to undertake a journey of self-awareness and personal growth.
Social aesthetic stereotypes, in the case of women, give special importance to hair and this may lead women and girls to have difficulties interacting with others if they experience hair loss. The artist shows us that there are ways to face this situation with strength and also with beauty.
Mar 11 2017
Mar 02 2017
New Acropolis Košice hosted an evening dedicated to the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci. The event took place at the ‘Tabačka’ cultural center and consisted of a lecture, different projections and readings from the works of da Vinci, accompanied by the piano. At the end of the evening, attendees had the opportunity to win tickets to upcoming lectures and courses through an interactive game.
Mar 02 2017
Feb 26 2017
This year’s edition of ‘Street Delivery’ brought together artists and skilled artisans. New Acropolis volunteers organized several workshops for all those interested, including the creation of textile dolls, handmade jewelry such as traditional bracelets, and painting of archaeological reproductions based on the works found in the world’s largest museums.
The ‘Rosetta Stone’ workshop offered the opportunity to manufacture reproductions of this famous stone which represented the decryption key to hieroglyphic writing.
Last, but not least, people interested in philosophy had the chance to discuss Timeless Values in order to help them redefine a healthy attitude towards work during an open discussion called ‘Youth and Work’.