All posts filed under: Teambuilding

“Delivering as one”

Corporate teambuilding mosaic for United Nations Regional Coordination Office, Beijing Dear Ms. Muller, On behalf of the UN Country team in China, I wish to express my sincere gratitude for your contributions to our recently concluded retreat in Beijing. The preparation of the mosaic was one of the highlights of our program. All participants joined the activity with great enthusiasm and were most grateful for the opportunity to work with you and your team. The mosaic will make a most impressive addition to our office and provide tangible evidence of what can be achieved when working together….. Siddhardt Chatterjee, UN resident coordinator, 07 June 2021   In May 2021 MosaicMoments was commissioned to engage 30 heads of UN agencies in a mosaic making session with the aim to experience each other in a totally different activity compared with their usual interactions via emails, phone calls and meetings.The output was to be a mosaic made out of 30 squares for the staircase of the newly renovated building of the Regional Coordination Office.The client asked to depict …

SAMA conference 2019

Since 3 years I am a member of the Society of American Mosaic Artists – SAMA. SAMA has around 900 members including mosaic artists at all levels, mosaic aficionados, collectors, materials suppliers, and art educators and is almost entirely run by volunteers . One of the activities SAMA is organizing is a yearly conference that brings members together, through exhibitions, workshops, auctions, tours and simple living together during an entire week. At the same time SAMA educates the public about mosaics through exhibiting mosaic art in the respective city where the conference takes place. This year the conference was held April 23-28 in Nashville/Tennessee. The mosaic exhibitions Mosaic art works were exhibited in three important public buildings of the city of Nashville during January – May 2019. Architectural&community mosaics at the Public Library, Fine art mosaics and “one hundred moments in mosaic’ at the Parthenon building – yes Nashville has a one to one replica of Athens Parthenon! – and an exhibition of 5 renowned mosaic artists at the Vanderbilt Universities Fine Art Gallery. I …

Athos Meets Gaudi Mosaic Mural – installation and inauguration

On October 6 and 10 we installed the mosaic tiles made by the staff members of the UNDP Brazil on this wall at the UN house in Brasilia: On 24th of October the wall was inaugurated in a small ceremony: The most moving speeches came from the participants in the project. Hear them in this video below: If you can not open the video for any reason, please find the translation of the speeches here: Jeziel: “We have made a piece that should keep for many years to come if its well preserved. It fills me with pride to leave a physical mark next to the intellectual work here at the UN house” Carol: “To make the UN house a public space this will be a work that we will show with a lot of pride and joy. Speaking about my experience – my mosaic tile is here: obviously the most beautiful one – I have to confess Gertrud, when I arrived at the workshop and you told me I had to break the tile with a …