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Streetology – Presence, Observation and Action (in that order)

by Karim-Yassin Goessinger Streetology – Presence, Observation and Action (in that order) Africa’s cities have been connected by networks of trade and knowledge exchange for centuries. In the 21st century some of these ancient meeting places have become the fastest growing cities in the world. By the end of this century Dar es Salaam, Kinshasa,

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Experiential Learning in Swaraj | Swaraj University Live Human Signposts

The first two articles in this series looked at each of their experiences with formal schooling growing up, and subsequently their unique paths to exploring alternative education. Each of them had a different intention and journey to get to Swaraj. Similarly, each of them had a different experience while learning at Swaraj.  Although there were

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Path to Alternatives | Swaraj University Live Human Signposts

The previous article in this series looked at the stories that each Live Human Signpost shared relating to their experiences with formal education growing up. Overall, the stories that were shared were of dissatisfaction and of developing unhealthy habits and perception. This led to depression, anxiety, confusion and disconnection. These negative experiences led each of

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Education as a Collective Practice

About this publication The work of Foresta Collective explores the notions of the ecological from a variety of perspectives, aspiring to contribute to the emergence of a mindset grounded in human embodied and embedded nature, interconnectedness, and deep entanglement with the more-than-human worlds. In spring and summer 2020 amid the first wave of the Covid

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Learning From the In Between

Notes on Common Life, Hospitality and the 2011 Movements of the Squares. 1 By Luis Moreno-Caballud and Begonia Santa-Cecilia 2 Click here to read the Spanish version of this publication. A mysterious, crucial, underground relation It is May 10th, 2011, María Paz has died, we are preparing to leave Madrid and return home. We have

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She has no Land but she keeps sheep / first Chapter

She has no Land but she keeps sheep / first Chapter In 2017 we presented “She has no land but she keeps sheep, an introduction”, at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome. The occasion was the exhibition Sensibile Comune connected to the C17 conference one hundred years after the October Revolution. This introduction

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seeing together in the dark matter of the image

 by Silvia Maglioni and Graeme Thomson   In their “Notes towards a Vernacular Technology”, which opens their booklet Seeing Together in the Dark Matter of the Image, Silvia Maglioni and Graeme Thomson  write: “How do we open up spaces for sharing thoughts and conversations that facilitate the creation of different ways of being together, talk-ing, seeing, inhabiting the

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Live Human Signposts from Swaraj University

  For this first Live Human Signposts series we will be showcasing four ‘Live Human Signposts’ that dropped out of the mainstream, and pursued alternative forms of education, which brought each of them, in their own unique journeys, to Swaraj University, in Rajasthan India. Since attending Swaraj each of them has gone on to explore

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Introducing the Live Human Signposts Project

There is a lot of darkness in our world. There is a need for change. What can bring hope is that there are already many individuals, organizations and networks that are realizing and spreading change. Oftentimes these individuals, and initiatives, are not known by people that are not affiliated with alternative networks. With great compassion,

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