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  • Mr. Krishna Luchoomun from Mauritius providing an overview of conceptual art, during the first day of the workshop at the ICCS (Photo G. Essack).

  • Materials scavenged from the local dump sites to be transformed into artwork, under the watchful eyes of Mr Krishna Luchoomun and members of the NAC staff Mrs. Denise Victor and Ms. Vivienne Croisee (Photo G. Essack).

  • Artist Urny Mathiot carrying his selection of material to set up his artwork on preselected site. (Photo G. Essack).

  • More materials being unloaded by artists Urny Mathiot and Daniel Dodin for their project. (Photo G. Essack).

  • Mr. James August working on his art piece “Unstable” (Photo G. Essack).

  • Mr. Golbert Nourice gluing empty “PET” bottles together for “Relationship” (Photo G. Essack).

  • Ms. Marie Mai Marie working on “Sekre Matla” (Photo G. Essack).

  • Mr. Patrick Havelock in front of his creation “Lost” (Photo G. Essack).

  • Mr. Robert Alexis and Mr. Nigel Henrie setting in place a “female figure” for the “SX3” installation (Photo G. Essack).

  • Mr. James August putting the final touches on his masterpiece entitled “Unstable” (Photo G. Essack).

  • Mr. Robert Alexis shaping the “head” from chicken wire for the “SX3” (Photo G. Essack).

  • Mr. Alexis developing the “frame” for the “Black Man” part of the SX3 installation (Photo G. Essack).

  • “Life Line” by Urny Mathiot and Jude Ally Close up (Photo G. Essack).

  • Urny Mathiot co-creator of “Tenny Dife” 2016 sharing the creation with students (Photo G. Essack).

  • Mr. Robert Alexis sharing the creative process with curious passerby (Photo G. Essack).

  • Mr. Robert Alexis sharing the creative process of “SX3” with curious passerby (Photo G. Essack).

  • “SX3” seen from a window (Photo G. Essack).

  • Urny Mathiot and Jude Ally explaining their work entitled “Tenny Dife” to fellow workshop participants (Photo G. Essack).

  • “Fast Lane” by Carol Charles and Daniel Dodin 2016 (Photo G. Essack).

  • “Distortion” by Carol Charles and Daniel Dodin 2016 (Photo G. Essack).

  • “Relationship” by Golbert Nourice 2016 (Photo G. Essack).

  • “More” Daniel Dodin and Patrick Havelock 2016 (Photo G. Essack)

  • “Relationship” by Golbert Nourice 2016 (Photo G. Essack)

  • “Dirt” Urny Mathiot and Jude Ally 2016 (Photo G. Essack)

  • “Life Line” Urny Mathiot and Jude Ally 2016 (Photo G. Essack)

  • “God” Peter Pierre Louis 2016

  • “Sekre Matla” Marie Mai Marie 2016 (Photo G. Essack)

  • “Lost” Patrick Havelock 2016 (Photo G. Essack)

  • The Minister for Tourism and Culture Mr. St Alain Ange taking in the concept of “Fast Lane,” while the creators Mrs. Carol Charles and Mr Daniel Dodin looks on (Photo G. Essack).

  • The Minister for Tourism and Culture Mr. St Alain Ange appreciating Mr. Golbert Nourice’s creation “Relationship” by (Photo G. Essack)

  • The Minister for Tourism and Culture Mr. St Alain Ange discussing with the creators of “SX3” Mr. Nigel Henrie Mr Robert Alexis (missing from the photo is Mr. Philip Volcere (co-creator of SX3) (Photo G. Essack).

  • “Unstable” James by James August 2016 (Photo G. Essack).

National Arts Council Conceptual Art Workshop & Exhibition

The National Arts Council organized a workshop on conceptual art from the 25th to the 29th of August 2016. The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Krishna Luchoomun from Mauritius. The following Seychellois artists participated in the workshop; Mr. Urny Mathiot, Mr Robert Alexis, Marie Mai Marie, Mr. Nigel Henry, Mr Peter Pierre Louis, Mr. Daniel Dodin, Mr. Jude Ally, Mr. James August, Mr. Golbert Nourice, Mr. Patrick Havelock, Mrs. Carol Charles and Mr. Philip Volcere.

The outcome of the workshop are being displayed in the grounds of the National Cultural Centre in Victoria.

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