Joy and happiness can both be generated and created through expressing ourselves via art. Ancient Futures : NewEarth Festival is one of the leading festivals that is actively celebrating and engaging this positive relationship.

Many studies indicate that creative self-expression and exposure to the arts hold a wide ranging effect on not only cognitive and psychological health, but also upon physical conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, various forms of dementia and the impartial impacts of anxiety.

Children and adults with mental health issues are directed to art therapists to assist them to overcome traumas and discuss their problems without having to use words.

This vocal silence and creative expression offered through art therapy is very effective and success stories can be found across psychology and personalised reports.

However, creative expression doesn’t have to be used at the tipping point; creativity is increasingly being interwoven into people’s lives to help maintain a healthy mind, body and soul balance.

Joy and happiness can both be generated and created through expressing ourselves via art. Ancient Futures : NewEarth Festival is one of the leading festivals that is actively celebrating and engaging this positive relationship.

Set in Bali outside of Ubud, this forward thinking festival brings a range of speakers, artists and musicians together to integrate a variety of these artistic forms together.

During the evening, performances will include live painting, street art and visionary exhibitions, all attempting to help us explore different levels of our emotions. Local Balinese textiles and craft works will also be featured as part of the street markets to help broaden our knowledge of cultural, traditional arts and expression.

Want to express yourself through art?

Ancient Futures NewEarth Festival will run between 5 – 9th April 2017 and provides a community space for co-creation, collaboration and transformation.

This is a seed event for visionary creatives, change makers and thought leaders who can be bridge-builders between communities across the world and therefore inspire others.

It is a gathering of the tribes where imagination manifests as reality and the unthinkable becomes the norm, pronouncing a change of perspectives, values and priorities in a world of infinite possibility. Find out more about how you can attend, participate and help lead the change.

Source: http://www.ewao.com/a/celebrating-art-creative-expression/