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
Term break is a time to find balance and recenter on what is important. Why not explore photography and mindful creativity outdoors?
Professional Photography · Oct 21-22, 2019
Outdoor Mindful Creativity · Oct 23-24, 2019
Final Exhibition · Oct 25, 2019
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
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
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
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
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.
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.