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05/11/19

Aesthetics of Doing: Learning as Social Empowerment Kemi Ilesanmi, Executive Director of The Laundromat Project Pepón Osorio, artist & Laura Carnell Professor of Community Art, Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Philadephia George Emilio Sánchez, performance artist, writer & educator http://www.abladeofgrass.org/events/the-aesthetics-of-doing-learning-as-social-empowerment/   How can […]

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04/11/19

ART AS DIALOGUE: TRICIA VAN ECK http://www.indirajohnson.com/uploads/2/5/3/4/25348956/tricia_van_eck.pdf “ART, DIALOGUE, COMMUNITY, ACTION. These are large, messy words. But despite their ambiguities, when they intersect and interact, flames of power ignite. This power is what public art desires: to connect people—in words […]

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01/11/19

Making Dialogue Effective, published by The Dialogue Society, London, 2013 Skills in Dialogue: Cultivating Listening and Empathy Part 2 “Facilitators also need the skills to manage the process through a series of balancing acts. Facilitators need to balance safety and […]

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31/10/19

Voices of the Bullring Market, TLANG (2015) https://tlang.org.uk/2018/07/19/voices-of-the-bullring-markets/ “Language barrier can be a struggle” “You can get the personal touch [in a market] that you can’t get in a supermarket.” “The language is not that important for us. Understanding is […]

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30/10/19

Translanguaging and the Arts: A Creative Conversation A creative arts lab was hosted by the TLANG team to explore communication and multilingualism in city contexts. Working with TLANG data, academics and creative practitioners explored different representations or audio and video […]

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29/10/19

Last week I attended a talk at the University of Leeds by Louise Atkinson on her exhibition there. Louise talked about the development of the projects including the role of dialogue in each work. As a socially engaged practitioner, the […]

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28/10/19

Socratic Questioning, Christine A Padesky https://padesky.com/newpad/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/socquest.pdf Socratic questioning is akin to critical thinking and reflective inquiry. It’s a framing of (self) directed questions.   Typical ‘good’ Socratic questions may include: Have you ever been in similar circumstances before? What did […]

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25/10/19

Vicki and I discussed the upcoming show Echoes of a Market at Parley yesterday and my part will be responding to the collected sound archive through the coffee doodle drawings series. I’m thinking I would like to montage these together […]

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24/10/19

I went to the library yesterday and looked at the linguistics section. For a central library it was surprisingly sparse but I got an Elizabeth Bishop and Sylvia Plath book out. Words by Sylvia Plath Axes After whose stroke the […]

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11/10/19

I undertook Dementia Awareness training with Dementia Friends today with Dwell Time and our partners Penistone Line Partnership. What was striking was the difference is approach in dialogue with people with dementia and mental health. With mental health issues, it’s […]

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10/10/19

I interviewed one of the Inspectors at British Transport Police today for Dwell Time. We discussed mental wellbeing and suicide prevention – quite fitting for World Mental Health Day. The interview started off quite guarded but through the course of […]

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09/10/19

I went to see Reasons to Stay Alive at the LBT with Dwell Time’s bibliotherapy partners Words in Mind last night. The theatre production is based on the book of the same title by Matt Haig. The on stage dialogue […]

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