Living with Passion: A Dialogue with Artists


Talk with Arts Practitioners Sharmini Winslow, psychodrama therapist and Min Chen, artist. Sharmini and Min share their live perspectives and challenges in their work as creatives. Be inspired by the life journeys of two people who are passionate about all they do, firmed up by their belief.

Date: Sun, 17 Sep, 3pm – 3.50pm
Venue: Capitol Piazza B2 Event Space
Cost: FREE
Vacancies: 40

About the Trainers

 

Sharmini Winslow graduated from the University of California; Irvine with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, and from Monash University with a Masters in Counselling. Her experience in the fields of the Performing Arts and Counselling has led her to develop a dynamic and innovative form of experiential therapy.

Her past work experience includes Changi Women’s Prison, Raffles Counselling Centre, The We Care Centre, Singapore General Hospital, KK Hospital, The Rainbow Centre, Executives in Corporations and Banks, the Breast Cancer Foundation and Dayspring Girls’ Home.

Sharmini works to release stress in her clients and develop self awareness. Her experience also includes 14 years as a Pilates practitioner. Her recent training includes Psychodrama with members of ANZPA, the Australian and New Zealand Psychodrama Association. She is actively involved with the 12 step recovery process, using the principle of the Steps in her work with addicts.

Her workshops- “Life is a Dance when you do the Steps” was included at an International conference in Scotland. Sharmini’s eclectic style of counselling and therapy in her Personal Growth Groups includes elements of body work, role play and the creative arts.

 

Robert Min Chen is a designer, sculptor, potter, and art educator. He founded his Studio MC in 1997, working in clay and also on commissioned projects. Min's sculptures have been public commissions by the National University Hospital, ITE Headquarters, and the LTA for the Woodlands MRT Station. He has also been commissioned by the National Museum of Singapore for an origami sculpture Nerah, now in its permanent collection.