A workshop titled "Art and Mind" was arranged by the Departments of faculty of Education, Psychology, and Kurdish Language at Koya University under the heading "Art is a symbol of mental well-being."
On Sunday, April 30, 2023, in the Presidency Hall of Koya University, a collaborative workshop titled "Art and Mind" and under the slogan "Art is a symbol of mental well-being" was held in the presence of the Vice Presidency for Student Affairs Asst. Prof. Dr. Qaraman Nadir, Dean of the Faculty of Education Prof. Dr. Safin Jalal, and an impressive number of teachers and students from the Departments of faculty of Education, Psychology, and Kurdish Language.
The workshop's purpose serves to scientifically illustrate the relationship between art and the mind, particularly how it benefits people's mental well-being, particularly in contemporary times.
Each of the departments of education, psychology, and Kurdish language contributed one of the two primary topics of the workshop. Under Dr. Jawan Bahaaddin's moderating, the following issues were discussed:
The head of Koya University's department of education and psychology, Asst. Prof. Dr. Khalid Ismail, gave a talk on "The role of Zeriab on art in general and the Spanish flamingo in particular."
A topic by Dr. Mohammad Nasser Simaei entitled "Psychoanalytic Interpretation of Several Artist Personalities" was presented.
An article by Lecturer Hazha Taha entitled "The Role of Art in Counseling" was given.
The workshop's second theme dealt with the subject of art. The discussion's moderator was Dr. Srusht Jawhar, and the lecturers from Koya University's Kurdish language department discussed a variety of subjects.
A topic by Dr. Fawzia Abdullah Mohammed titled "The Effects of Artwork on the Psychology of Children and Adolescents" was delivered.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Hemn Abdul-Hamid Shams shared a talk titled "The Effect of Rhythm on the Listener's Mind."
Asst. Prof. Dr. Kaifi Ahmed Abdulqadir discussed "Drama and Psychotherapy" in his presentation.
Participants had the chance to ask and answer questions at the conclusion of each session, fostering insightful and productive conversations.
The Koya Youth Center's music band, which was directed by musician Safin Abdulrazzaq and his colleagues, performed a set of original Kurdish music as an additional goal of the workshop.
Following that, certificates were awarded to the topic's presenters and band members from the youth center.