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BEYOND THE PERIPHERY OF THE SKIN Five days in Parma with Silvia Federici

Produced and Edited by Begonia Santa-Cecilia This film collects some of the visual materials recorded in a retreat in Parma, Italy, in 2019, which brought together thinker and activist Silvia Federici together with the Feminist Research on Violence, and women from different backgrounds. We gathered to share experiences, feelings, and processes resonating with Federici’s experience,

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Inner And Outer (r)Evolutions

https://youtu.be/BC6kxGan4YA Vera Franco presents Inner And Outer (r)Evolutions – Emotional competence and other essential resources to navigate and co-create an emerging regenerative culture. Developing competence and inner/outer navigation skills is a revolutionary healing and empowering act in modern culture because it is always accessible to you, regardless of your background or circumstances. This webinar explores

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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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EcoFeminist Pedagogies – Ecoversities Planetary Gathering 2020

https://youtu.be/nGTRYcOel4EA session on how to unlearn coloniality and racial patriarchal capitalism hosted by Alessandra Pomarico, Daniela Festa and Romina de Novellis.  Presenting MEDUSE (Mediterranean Ecofeminist Decolonial Union for Self Education) the new Ecoversity germinated in the Mediterranean region to inquire around and fight against connected and intersectional forms of oppressions against bodies as well as

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Mestres das Kebradas na Índia: uma Jornada para Reimaginar a Educação

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1CcoFPzQQA&t=362s&ab_channel=UniDiversidadedasKebradasCinco líderes comunitários do Jardim Pantanal, Jardim Nakamura, Capão Redondo e Ermelino Matarazzo participaram de um programa de troca de experiências em educação livre na Índia com iniciativas da Shikshantar e Swaraj University, em Delhi e Udaipur. A vivência faz parte da criação de uma universidade na periferia que reconhece como “professores” pessoas com conhecimentos

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Institution and Autonomy. How to Draw from the Perspective of Nature? 4/4

  Institution & Autonomy – Gentle Mechanisms of Ideology In the last, fourth session on Nature and Ideology we synthesize our thoughts and artistic discipline. This time, the canvas is a bit larger, a razor blade is needed, the conclusions sound sharp and direct. Preliminary theses on nature and ideology: The natural environment which encompasses

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Solidarity and Infrastructure. How to Draw from the Perspective of Nature? 3/4

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

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Emancipation and Nature. How to Draw from the Perspective of Nature? 2/4

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

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On Nature and Ideology. How to Draw from the Perspective of Nature? 1/4

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

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