Walking Poem

https://youtu.be/Gx8G84ZPrps I wanted to bring together poetry and place by embedding words in landscape. Much of my art making involves walking and exploring boundaries between the digital and the analogue, online and offline, words as performance and as text. I am interested in art as research, art as adventure and the outdoors as art. This …

‘Where there is no struggle there is no progress’ Frederick Douglass

Great BBC Radio 4 repeat of an ‘In our Time’ programme about Frederick Douglass an astonishing man, born a slave in the USA in 1817. Self educated, self made, companion to Abraham Lincoln, what is covered in this programme shows us the historical background to BLM, and thus shows us that when Michelle Obama stated, ‘When they go low, you go high’, this appeal has a long history. Respect due. Entrepreneur, orator, statesman, part of British and US history, how can this man not be a role model to all?

It ain’t fair

A whole bunch of experiential learners exploring and expressing their experience of life through art, in this case Funk. We learn from experience in the doing and the senses and art is the embodiment of that experience.

The Other Arts Skill Set

In this article, Sandra Larson explores the then most important reasons emphasising the inevitable importance of arts integration in schools. What is interesting is that many of these skill would be familiar to an experiential educator.