Musical Collaboration With the Holy

Brett Goldstein BA, Cognitive Science & Psychology, High Honors University of California, Berkeley USA "This (stay at AZIMVTH residency) has been a profound period of growth both artistically and spiritually and I owe it to Tarun and AZIMVTH...Great introduction (to Yoga and meditation) felt real improvements over the weeks." Till a few months before coming … Continue reading Musical Collaboration With the Holy

Prolifically Spiritual Experiments on Metal, Stone, and Wood

Sarah Gilbert (Homa) Painter of France "I liked a lot improving my Yoga, learning another way of life, visiting the temples, slowing down." Sarah Gilbert is a practicing artist. Most of her paintings are inspired by real, surreal and virtual world. These are of urban landscape, minimalist architecture where nature passes across a technological grid, … Continue reading Prolifically Spiritual Experiments on Metal, Stone, and Wood

Story-telling in Black and White

Laleh Torabi  Germany "Very friendly and helpful. Nice and friendly rooms. Nice fabrics. Simple but very tasty (food). Very considerate. Everybody is cared for individually." Laleh Torabi (LT) is a visual artist; she draws and tells stories. LT believes that each step, each encounter, each story enriches her vision.  She carefully listen to this new … Continue reading Story-telling in Black and White

Songs to the Fauna of the Hills

Nicolaj Wamberg Master of Folk Music, Academy of Music, Southern Denmark "I liked to be introduced to the Indian culture, the city, traditions, spirituality. Openness at all times." Nicolaj Wamberg is a musician, freelance artist, and dancer. He teaches violin and singing. He has also done exchanges in Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary for one year … Continue reading Songs to the Fauna of the Hills

One Torn Shroud and Five Elements

Barbara Silverman BFA, Syracuse University, 1969, USA "The art supplies and studios were more than I expected. Helpful explanations and education schedule (of Yoga and meditation)." After retirement, Barbara teaches mosaic arts and provides guided tours at art museums like the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Bedford Fine Art Gallery, and earlier The Contemporary … Continue reading One Torn Shroud and Five Elements

A String of Luxuriant Gemstones

Paris Kirby BFA, PG Diploma, New Zealand “I liked the consistency – time and space for learning.” About Paris is a full-time visual artist and casual lecturer at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design, University in Auckland, New Zealand. Her father is a professional photographer. She has received the following awards – AMP Dare to … Continue reading A String of Luxuriant Gemstones

Constellations of the Greens

Anna Michelis BFA, Canada “Unforgettable experience to spend my birth day evening at the Ganga Aarati on the full moon!” About Anna works for the National Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada. She primarily works with various intaglio techniques (photo intaglio and etching), and also sometimes combines silkscreen printing techniques. Her style and aesthetic focus … Continue reading Constellations of the Greens

Digitally Divine

William Sullivan Brown USA Bachelor of Arts in Animation and Digital Arts, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California. “Within hours of arriving in India, I accompanied Tarun Kumar for a group audience / talk with HH Dalai Lama!” About Sully works as an illustrator and animation production designer for television at Los Angeles, … Continue reading Digitally Divine