Yesterday, was the culmination of six months of experimenting and two weeks of preparation with the local high school. Together, we cleaned up the village, dug out the trash from the school’s garbage pit and dumped everything into the town’s centre plaza. What a mess!
But the students were eager to help out. The last two weeks we’d been studying just […]
Wow. I headed down across the river with some friends yesterday and was blown away by what my students had done.
I’ve been training the local out-of-school youth how to make use of broken tiles and other trash and turn them into mandalic mosaics. Its pretty easy really and the result can be stunning. You might have seen some of my […]
The completed mandala of broken tiles.
I’ve wanted to make a permanent mandala with cement and grout for a long time. Last week while hiking I came across a decidedly ugly pile of broken tiles along side the beautiful river. I put as many as I could carry into my backpack and headed home.
The opportunity to put them to use […]