Kasturba Nagar backyard group is making its neighborhood backyard — known as ‘Community Garden Chennai’ — the nucleus of an initiative to observe International Nature Journaling Week (June 1-7).
Meant for anybody who would care to be an element of it, the train seeks to impress upon contributors absolutely the necessity of pausing, observing, appreciating and recording aspects of nature in inventive methods.
On June 4, Kasturba Nagar backyard group will maintain an in-person free Nature Journaling workshop on the neighborhood backyard in Kasturba Nagar Community Hall. The neighborhood backyard is nurtured by Kasturba Nagar residents and the eco-system is marked by a variety that lends itself to journaling.
From these offered by contributors, a couple of journals might be hand-picked and displayed on the neighborhood backyard premises in addition to on social media.
One may observe the every day themes, as introduced on the Community Garden Chennai’s Instagram web page.
“Explore the day’s theme in your nature journal and share a picture of your creation along with the natural objects that inspired you in the background, through Instagram or Whatsapp,” the observe provides.
The concept pivotal to the initiative is that nature journaling needn’t take one removed from their moorings. A backyard, a close-by seashore and, why, even one’s residence may be the topic for journaling. Participants can sketch, paint, write poetry, draw graphs or write their observations.
For extra data and to share your journals, contact Pooja Sanghvi at 9944677570 and Samyuktha Kannan on Whatsapp at 9841816131 and @communitygardenchennai on Instagram.