The Promenade of Express/Aspire by Samar S. Jodha
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Students of AUXILLUM CONVENT HIGH SCHOOL in CARANZALEM, GOA are between 3 & 5 years of age. These children come from low income group families, where most of the parents’ work as construction workers. Serendipity Arts Festival has collaborated with the school to create this empowerment exercise.
Express & Aspire
For the past 18 years, Samar S. Jodha has been conducting the Express & Aspire Workshops on a pro-bono basis with underprivileged people in Asia and Africa. Each workshop goes beyond honing the creativity of the individuals to help raise self-esteem, impart life lessons and offer possibilities that are hard for these individuals to otherwise imagine in their difficult circumstances. Awards, exhibitions and fundraisers are some of the other outputs emerging from these engagements. Past beneficiaries include Schools, Communities and Local NGOs.
Artist who over the last 20 years, has been using Photography, Film, Installation Art to address various issues such as Development, Human rights, Conservation. Among several significant projects in India and overseas, Jodha was invited by Amnesty International to install “BHOPAL: A Silent Picture”, in a 40-foot container during the London Olympics. He is a regular speaker on TEDx.