Bontoc, Philippines – The Colorful Condoms for Creative Consciousness Mandala Movie One hundred and fifty youth leaders from all over the Northern Philippines were involved in the co-creation of the Colorful Condoms for Creative Consciousness Mandala. It was a playful, experiential and powerful creative and sexual consciousness raising experience.
BC, Canada The Magical Muheim Mandala Movie The Taking Care of the World Magical Mandala. Composed out of 300 individual mandalas from the students of Muheim Elementary as they reflected on their role in taking care of the world.
Manila, Philippines Lights for Peace – with President Aquino and 400 children Four hundred children from diverse faith backgrounds gathered with artists, ritual leaders and indigenous musicians to channel the power of art and ritual for peace building. The children were invited to craft terra-cotta candle and flower holders inspired by the Tri-People culture of war-torn Mindanao province. The next day the children were joined by the President of the Philippines, leaders of the military, universities, police, government agencies, and NGOs for a ritual lighting of a peace mandala of candles featuring their clay creations.
Ossopo, Italy Human 1Mandala in Motion Two hundred folks came together in Osoppo, Italy to make this grand mandalic dance. Out of the crowd came filmers, dancers, drummers, singers, shamans, directors… you name it. This spontaneous human mandala became a beautiful ceremony. We held hands, man, woman, man, woman, formed a cricles, twisted into a spiral and began a dance of our ancestors.
An installation of war toys by the artist.