“Creative Tools for Social Change helped me put my dreams into action. ”~ Course participant.
These courses are from 1 day to 1 week retreat. They are hosted by experienced and talented facilitators to share and explore creative tools that can be used in a variety of social change settings. Courses take a cross/multi-disciplinary approach, drawing on various art forms, social permaculture , nature connection and mindfulness – and applying these to community empowerment , project development and regenerative activism.
~Explore your own creativity through a wide range of arts based activities.
~Learn practices and develop tools to bring fresh ideas into fruition.
~Use participatory and peer to peer learning while collaborating on projects during the week.
~Share resources and methodologies from the growing movement of artists & artivists working as drivers of change.
~Practice mindfulness to realise our creative potential, stretch our comfort zones and remain emotionally resilient for the long run.
~Share and celebrate our stories of courage and disobedience.
~Design the beginnings of creative projects to take back to our communities / organisations / movements.
~Identify and move through our creative limitations.
This course is aimed at anyone interested in learning, sharing and exploring creative, collaborative and participatory tools for social justice. The facilitators have planned activities, talks and collaborative tasks but will allow space in the timetable for participant led activities to emerge.
“I experienced the support, space and peace to re-discover that creativity is always within me.”~ Course participant.