The Landscape Within- Creativity Weekend 29th Nov – 2nd Dec 2019
The Landscape Within – Creativity Weekend
Reconnect with the fertile place of the imagination and explore your creative
nature over two days of walking, writing and painting. Learn to read the
stories of the landscape and find creative expression for your own story in
writing, poetry and painting.
Held over two days in the beautiful grounds of Fair Harvest, this retreat is
suitable for anyone who would like step deeper in to creative practice,
whether it be for the first time, or if you are an experienced walker, writer or
artist looking to rekindle the creative fires.
Reading Landscape – a guided walk along the river valley of Ellensbrook with
Jinni Wilson: anthropologist, guide, and writer working with landscape as a
means of reviving self and culture.
Writing the River Within – a poetry writing workshop with Miranda Aitken, poet
and musician whose work explores the river as a central motif in the life
Being in Landscape – a visionary and intuitive creative process which
employs the use of colour, word and symbol. Consolidate the learning and
inspiration gained this weekend with a simple two and a half hour painting
workshop withTania Davey painter, potter, sculptor and art teacher.
• The weekend will begin with an informal gathering on the evening of Friday
• First workshop starts at 9am on Saturday morning, with workshops
concluding at around 2pm Sunday afternoon.
• There will be a dinner gathering/circle on Saturday evening, with the
opportunity to share stories, poems and songs.
• Lunch on Saturday and Sunday, and dinner on Saturday night are included.
Fair Harvest will be catering, so expect divine and delicious meals from
their amazing permaculture gardens! Please bring a shared meal on Friday
Cost – $290 per person
Accommodation/camping is available at FairHarvest, please book separately on youcamp
On this weekend you’ll be guided by facilitators who are passionate about
walking, writing, poetry, spoken word and visual art as powerful acts to
connect, heal, and give back to country and community.
Jinni Wilson – Earth Sea Star Eco-Heritage Tours
Miranda Aitken – Creative Nature
Tania Davey – Margaret River Art and Environment