Sound and Lightenment
Monday Aug 28 | 6:30 - 8:30PM
A meditative interactive visual and sound art experience with Maraliz Campos and Idit Nissenbaum
Breathwork, dancing light, movement, meditation and sound envelop you in a complete saturation of mindful presence.
Sound and light becomes you in this intimate journey. Expand your human experience by opening every door to your soul. You are invited by the Triangle, representing body, mind and spirit.
Visual artist Idit Nissenbaum spent three years studying about the triangle, light projection. Her deep connection to these concepts is rooted in being present, in balance and harmony and has birthed the visual inner-active experience.
Idit Nissenbaum (b.1990) was born and raised in Israel. She holds a BFA in Photography & Video from School of Visual Arts where she received the Chairman’s Merit Award, and has also studied photography at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem.
Nissenbaum has developed an immensely rich, colorful and curious practice at the intersection of aesthetic, science and spirituality. Her light installations transform the space and explores light, vision and movement, heightening the viewer's perceptual awareness and encouraging self-reflection.
Nissenbaum had two solo exhibitions at SVA in 2015 and 2016, and was selected for the competitive Mentors program where she worked closely with artist Adam Fuss. Her editorial photography has been published in The Cut for New York Magazine, and she is the recipient of multiple awards including the Alumni Scholarship Award at SVA.
Maraliz is a Paraguayan-American sonic teaching artist. She has spent the last 22 years immersed in the powerful impact of sound and music. Offering workshops and weekly classes in New York and Texas, she guides her students through increased self awareness, yoga therapeutics, meditation, and sound vibrations using her kinesthetic approach to instruction. Mindfulness practices saturate every class she teaches. Her previous work with refugees and abused women/children informs her interactions with each student.
Sound has been an integral part of her work for the past two and a half years. Most recently, her sound practitioner training and certification was completed with Sara Auster in NYC and included studying with Silvia Nakkach, John Beaulieu, Wendy Young and others. Originally, Maraliz studied sound with Lynn Tran at the Dallas Yoga Center. She completed her yoga teacher training while undergoing chemotherapy and her certification was granted by her mentor Jyl Kutche at the DYC in 2015. She shadowed Jyl for 8 months afterwards in therapeutic yoga practices.
That same year, she participated in training and a transmission ceremony of Thich Nhat Hanh's Five Mindfulness Trainings with Terry Cortes-Vega at the Dallas Meditation Center. Currently, she studies meditation instruction at Three Jewels in NYC. Maraliz now helps others find relief from all forms of stress and pain with vibrations and movement using personal recordings, Himalayan/crystal singing bowls, tuning forks, violin, the voice and other percussive instruments.