Body, Emotions and the Arts
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A trainer's account of what needed to be learned and unlearned, teaching in a Sahara refugee camp.
“Painful memories turned into something beautiful”
A filmmaking experience proves to be a source of peer support and liberation for vulnerable youth in Slovenia.
Towards holistic, contemporary pedagogies: Focusing on the body and the senses
Eeva Anttila reviews Mira-Lisa Katz's (Ed.) Moving Ideas: Multimodality and Embodied Learning in Communities and Schools.
Song, dance and games – an adult educator’s toolkit
Three adult educators share their holistic methods using dance, music and games.
Policy synergy: the contribution of culture to lifelong learning
The EU searches policy synergy between cultural and education policies.
The Western body in the 2010s- a talk with Robert Gugutzer
German sport sociologist Robert Gugutzer discusses the role of the body in modern society.
The art of the autodidact
Self-taught multimedia artist Robert Ciesla shares his thoughts on creating and learning.
Transforming learning through art
This paper presents a method providing adult educators with tools to develop learners' creativity and critical thinking.
The monk and the singer
Imagine two scenes. The first one features a monk, the second one a singer. The monk has spent years locked away in his chamber, mortifying his flesh, meditating. He strives towards spiritual enlightenment. For the monk, the body needs to be shut out, silenced, bypassed to get closer to the truth. Apparently, for the monk,