AaZ at the MEG for the Nuits des Musées

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On the occasion of the Nuit des Musées 2018 and more precisely at the Ethnographic Museum of Geneva (MEG), two members of AaZ France were invited to conduct a sand Mandala workshop. Edith and Bernard who came from neighboring France, had also brought ritual objects, that were displayed in a corner of the room, and two slideshows of their photos of the Zanskar were projected continuously on a large screen to enhance the atmosphere.

Many curious visitors took turns between 18h and 23h in the room which could accommodate only 16 people at a time so that everyone could work in good conditions. Adults and children were introduced to the art of sand mandala, inspired by Tibetan Buddhist rituals and participated in the creation of a secular and collective mandala.

It was a very successful evening with a warm welcome from the museum staff. Many thanks to Nora for her invitation and to Adriana for her assistance.

Préparation de la salle avant l'arrivée du public
Preparations before the public arrives
Edith begins the collective mandala
Edith begins the collective mandala
Buddhist ritual objects in a corner of the room
Buddhist ritual objects in a corner of the room
The first participants at work
The first participants at work
Participants are concentrated
Participants are concentrated
The Zanskar slideshow in the back
The Zanskar slideshow in the back
The collective mandala materializes
The collective mandala materializes
A workshop for both adults and kids
A workshop for both adults and kids
All evening, the public took turns to participate
All evening, the public took turns to participate
The final result
The final result
Bernard offers his guidance
Bernard offers his guidance
Edith and the sand jars
Edith and the sand jars

Crédit photos : Bernard Genand

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