Solidarity and Infrastructure – Progressive Consciousness “En plein air” In this session, we visualize and discover how nature relates to its own infrastructural moments. Let’s find answers en plein air with oil colours on canvas. The emergence of consciousness is related to the infrastructure of nature. The main problem of the infrastructure is around
In this episode, we answer the question: what are the emancipatory aspects or elements of an old tree that are not related to dominant ideological forms? Let’s find those tools of emancipation of the tree from dominant views, and create visual discourse of nature’s ideology using oil colours. With concrete and powerful extensions, the tree
Symmetry and Abstraction – Hybrid Floral Moments Thinking in a speculative, dialectical and relational manner we can observe that symmetry is a visible aspect easily perceived in nature. In this session we focus on the relation of symmetry and abstraction. To human beings, symmetry appears through abstraction, and symmetric hybrid floral motives become visible in
https://youtu.be/I9xtiXlX9oMEver imagined a university inside a jail? Prisons are meant to be a place for reflection, reform and resurrection, but Indian prisons are everything but that. Amidst this general apathy, a pilot education programme at Udaipur Central Jail is showing us what prisons could be. Can prison be a place for healing, dreaming and learning?
This short documentary/poem by Udi Mandel and other friends from the Ecoversities Alliance is an invitation to dream with us the weavings of the Alliance over the past 5 years. The film has glimpses of the International Gatherings held in Portugal, Costa Rica, India and Mexico and is narrated by multiple Alliance members in their
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQbTcZQiiAUWhy do we trust dehumanizing institutions with our education more than we trust ourselves? How has the global industrial education system disempowered us? Self-Directed Education (SDE) advocate and educator, Nariman Moustafa, gives us a stark picture of what “education” has come to mean. When we understand how this system has trapped us, we can begin
Most people sense that the conventional, industrial school system isn’t working and that change needs to happen. But how do we Transform Education? In this sequel to our previous video: “What is Industrial Education” (https://youtu.be/sQbTcZQiiAU), Nariman shares her “7Cs” framework for conceptualizing the bottom-up, radical shift that is taking place in education worldwide.