Atlanta Contemporary hosts a session of mindfulness-based activities to inspire awareness, creativity, and healing for everyone.

This installment of Meditate + Create will be lead by Hannah Joy, and also features a tarot reading by Alexa Cassill.

“As within, so without,” goes the saying, and during a time of heightened collective stress, anxiety, and fear, Atlanta Contemporary strives to be a beacon of hope and inspiration. We are partnering with meditation instructors, artists, sound-healers, and more, to support the community in a healthy and insightful way. We hope that your hearts will be open to receiving these gifts and that you may ease into a brighter future. And, if you know someone who may benefit from these sessions, please do not hesitate to share the love.

This virtual event will be streamed via Zoom.

Watching via Zoom
Viewers can watch via Zoom. Zoom participants can join in via audio, video, and text chat during the open conversation portion of the lecture. Register for the meeting and receive a link to join when it begins. Zoom participants are capped at 100 people.

Zoom Conversation guide

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  • Zoom viewers will enter the conversation with audio and video muted. Please stay muted until the open conversation portion. We promise we want to talk to you!
  • Start by introducing yourself with your name and pronouns.
  • We are here to grow and learn! Be open to different styles and areas of knowledge.
  • Share the floor – Be conscious of others joining in with questions and comments.

Bios

Hannah Joy

Hannah is an artist of Indian heritage based in Atlanta, GA. She aims to inspire healing through self awareness via her meditative practice and artistic creations. Hannah practices Vipassana meditation, which is the cultivation of “seeing reality as it is,” and teaches the foundation of the technique to those who are willing to receive this seed. She began meditating 3 years ago and dwelled within the monastic setting of the Southeast Vipassana Center in Jesup, GA, for a year both volunteering and growing her practice. Since experiencing the immense benefits of a consistent meditative practice, she adopted complementary habit patterns, including yoga, therapeutic art, and tapping. Hannah continuously aspires to heal and grow herself while inspiring others to do the same introspection and evolution of their inner landscape.
Her artistic body is inspired by her flame of self-awareness developed in meditation with notes of her Indian heritage. She typically utilizes ink on paper and mixed media in a process-focused style of working; i.e. prioritizing the creative experience rather than a specific outcome. Currently, Hannah hopes to share both her creative and meditative processes with humanity through the lens of hope and healing.

Alexa Cassill

Alexa is a multi-media artist currently living in Tulum, Mexico. She is presently creating works of poetry and short film, but has a background in digital illustration, performance art, and crafting. She holds a B.A. in Philosophy with a minor in Biology, and has studied magic and meditation for several years. Alexa uses tarot as a way to connect herself and others to the intuitive aspects of the psyche, finding it a helpful way to detach from materialist thinking and to view one’s situation through a mythological lens. Much of her work and practice of living revolves around the idea that cultivating the senses of wonder, play, and imagination infuse daily experience with joy and meaning. She would love to connect with you through email at [email protected]. Send her philosophical questions or funny memes.

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