April at LUX* South Ari Atoll was full of engaging events and workshops, with creative souls from around the world invited to express their love for the Maldives.
A visiting artist from Germany, Jeaninne Platz, is a renowned calligrapher and an artist with marine focus. She is famous for painting using only her hands and a scrapper. Over the years, she has been established as an artist thanks to her unique talent. Her artworks and classes are hosted in galleries across the globe. Guests of LUX* South Ari Atoll of all ages and skills were invited for unmatched painting expriences, including a calligraphy egg decorating workshop.
Not forgetting local talents, the resort also invited Mariyam Barsha Mohamed - a self-taught artist who learnt her craft through experience. Already well established within the islands, she works mostly with acrylics but likes to explore different mediums Today Barsha is known for the dot art she does, and she shared her famous colourful technique with the guests of LUX* South Ari Atoll.
Another local talent, Hassan Raaif Siraj, has been involved in the world of art since he was a toddler, starting his career in the field at the age of 16 and named one of the Top 10 artists by GCE Art and Design for remarkable lifelike works. His famous paintings reflect the natural beauty of the country and island lifestyle, impressing both guests and residents in the Maldives.
Together the visiting artists also performed two live painting sessions, blending their unique techniques of depicting ocean view into large combined canvas. The artworks were displayed across the island, available for purchase for all art admirers. The art of sound was embraced at Beach Rouge, during the special music set played by the celebrity DJ Bianca Gaiscoigne from United Kingdom. Along with signature drinks, guests enjoyed her signature mixing style at the ideal ocean sunset spot of the island.
Famous for its creative approach in every detail, LUX* South Ari Atoll will keep helping people Celebrate Life in bright colours with new artistic experiences for its guests.