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Expressive Arts in Conflict Transformation & Peacebuilding

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elisabeth Reitman Feb 2, 2013. 2 Replies

HI! Please share your input, feedback, etc. here and  look forward to some great sharing here from those of you who are already doing this work and those interested in it's applications!Continue

Tags: Transformation, Conflict, Peacebuilding, RMM, Making

 

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We envision the wisdom of the past actively influencing the evolution of our future for healthier individuals and communities and the arts being instrumental in building and supporting conflict transformation and peace efforts in the face of modern culture.

Author, Presentor and Artist Cheri Shanti has been creating unique, and transformational experiences for people across the world for the past 15 years. Her focus is on helping others to cultivate a deep connection with self and community thereby finding more understanding for both.

As an artist, dancer, poet and percussionist, she uses the creative expressive arts as tools for this work in... combination with deep self inquiry, meditation, yoga, and time in nature. Cheri is currently a student at the European Graduate School working towards a Masters in Expressive Arts for Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding.
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Expressive Arts in Peacebuilding: Creating Safe Space & Empowering Challenges

Posted on July 18, 2011 at 8:30am 1 Comment

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Wow.. great responses in a short time on that little blurb!

 

A few people had asked about more information and just wanted to share a few links that were requested:

For more info on EGS & the new program for Conflict Transformation: please visit EGS and/or contact Mary Beth…

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Expressive Arts in Peacebuilding

Posted on July 17, 2011 at 6:00am 15 Comments

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There is a magic that transcends the verbal that the Expressive Arts (what I call the Muse Arts in my work) is able to tap into in a very real, tangible and powerful way.  The Muse Arts aren't new by any means, nor is the concept of using them for healing, transformation and bridgebuilding.   For thousands of years people have used music and…

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