give children the space and guidance to find creativity, practice mindfulness, and reconnect with nature

half term outdoor mindful creative camp

For 7-10yrs/11-13yrs · Instructor Mo Kwok and Tiffany Ha · Ratio 4 : 2 Duration 4 days + 1 exhibition · Tuition HK$3,950/student

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Term break is a time to find balance and recenter on what is important. Why not explore photography and mindful creativity outdoors?

Camp Date

Professional Photography · Oct 21-22, 2019

Outdoor Mindful Creativity · Oct 23-24, 2019

Final Exhibition · Oct 25, 2019

7-10yrs

Oct 21 Mon 11am-1pm

Oct 22 Tue 11am-1pm

Oct 23 Wed 8:15am-1:15pm

Oct 24 Thu 11am-1pm

Oct 25 Fri 2pm-3pm

11-13yrs

Oct 21 Mon 2pm-4pm

Oct 22 Tue 2pm-4pm

Oct 23 Wed 1:30pm-6:15pm

Oct 24 Thu 2pm-4pm

Oct 25 Fri 3pm-4pm

Day 1 Studio Portrait Photography

Learn the foundation of photography with studio lighting and set-up. Experiment with manual settings on the DSLR through portrait photography.

  • Master lighting, aperture, and composition

  • Direct a photoshoot and practise modelling

  • Learn Photoshop skills to touch-up portraits

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Day 2 Landscape Photography

Master the art of landscape photography by the waterfront. Explore shooting from different angles on manual settings while adjusting for natural light.

  • Photoshoot on Tram

  • Field Trip to Instagram Pier in Sai Ying Pun

  • Discover Photoshop skills to create impressive prints

Day 3 A mindful day on Lamma

Through various sensory awareness creative activities, students learn to strengthen their connection with our natural surroundings.

(meet at Central Ferry Pier #4)

  • Scenic nature hike to explore beaches

  • Learn about fauna and flora along the way

  • Discover mindfulness and useful breathing techniques

  • Record and document sensory discoveries with creative expression

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Day 4 Nature-inspired creative exploration

With fresh inspirations and enhanced knowledge about nature, students learn skills to translate their raw ideas and materials into meaningful art

  • Create sculpture and collage using natural found objects

  • Learn video editing techniques to complete mini nature documentary

  • Close observation line-drawing of plants to practice patience and focus

Day 5 Final Exhibition (Friday)

Family and friends are welcome to experience students’ mindful creative works

  • Present collection of photographs and nature-inspired body of work

  • Share creativity process with family and friends

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Instructors

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Mo Kwok

M.Ed Harvard University · University of Chicago

Mo is a practicing artist, educator and professional photographer. Her work has been premiered at the Harvard Film Archive and exhibited at The Crossing Gallery, The MV World Odyssey, and Le Corbusier’s Carpenter Center. Her recent solo show at the Hong Kong Visual Art Centre features a series of neon-lights, sound sculptures, textile murals, and more. She studied under celebrated photographer Richard Rinaldi, recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship.


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Tiffany Ha

B.A. University of California, Los Angeles

 

Tiffany is a passionate environmental educator certified in Marine Eco-tourism by HKETTC. After receiving her degree from UCLA, Tiffany spent over 2 years in rural Rwanda training students on climate-sensitive perma-gardening techniques. In Los Angeles, her work focused on bringing quality creative art programs to public schools. Tiffany has found mindfulness to be an essential daily practice and strives to make it more approachable to students of all ages.