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The Seeing Hand with Shailee Mehta and Aditi

The Seeing Hand, a workshop series, provides insight into the minds of visual artists, and explores how the craft of drawing by hand helps shape and refine their vision and process, bringing together the eye, mind, and hand.
This is the first weekend in a series of 5 workshops. Facilitators for workshop 01: Shailee Mehta and Aditi from Baadalghar | An experimental approach to figure drawing
  • 2 days interactive workshop (10:00 to 17:00)
  • practical drawing experience
  • body movement activities
  • exploring light and shadow
  1. look at drawing as a process and a performance
  2. understand how the body can be drawn in various forms
  3. bridge the gap between self-perception and actions & gestures
  4. observational exercises that help look at what it means to be intimate with one’s environment and community
  5. learning to think of our bodies in a context and not something separate from our environment
Who can apply:
  • anyone wanting to explore new ways of interacting with their environment
  • anyone wanting to develop perspectives on artistic process and vision
  • drawing skills not a pre-requisite
Each exercise will begin with demonstrations from the facilitators. All material will be provided upon entry.

We are delighted to welcome you to the G5A warehouse! Please respect our COVID-19 precautions during your visit:

  • While we welcome and check you in, there will be temperature checks and sanitization facilities at our entrance.
  • Please show your identity proof and double vaccination certificate at the entrance. Entry into the program will only be permitted on display of this certificate.
  • We request you to follow physical distancing norms at all times, and wear your masks whenever applicable.
  • G5A reserves the right to deny entry to any attendee on grounds of not complying with Covid-19 protocols.

Please also note:

  • Each pass is non-transferrable, and admits entry to one person only.
  • A part of this two-day workshop will be conducted at the G5A Study, which is located one level up. There is no elevator facility at the premises.
  • This workshop will consist of activities that will require moving around the G5A warehouse, and sitting / lying on floor surfaces.
  • Participants can avail of a 10% discount on food and beverage at PORT Kitchen & Bar.


Mar 19 - 20 2022


10:00 am




Black Box
G-5/A, Laxmi Mills Estate, Shakti Mills Lane, Mahalakshmi West, Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400011



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G5A is a not-for-profit organization that encourages contemporary art and culture that is experimental and courageous, good governance that is inclusive and participatory, and ecosystems that are equitable and resilient.