SISHK Strive Art Installation: HARMONY x EUTIERRIA
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of SISHK, the visual arts department and SISHK Primary students collaborated with a local Hong Kong artist, Karen Pow, in creating a sustainable art installation in the library.
Keeping in touch with nature makes people feel more alive and happy. That feeling of vitality and well-being is necessary for the life of all human beings, as well as for their health. Covid has emphasised the importance of living in harmony with nature. Sustainability is about creating new and better ways for humanity to meet its needs without destroying either the beauty or the integrity of Nature.
Our P1 to P6 students made wildlife creatures from painted rocks, clays, cardboard papers and recycled bottles. This art installation helps our students to promote their sense of aesthetics that embodies the ethic of sustainability and explore the connection between the arts and creativity as a means to well-being, especially in a time of pandemic with restricted social measures.
EUTIERRIA – “a good and positive feeling of oneness with the earth and its life forces.” It arises when “the human-nature relationship is spontaneous and mutually enriching.