EcoJustice and Activism Conference

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The Art-Eco team is heading to the 4th Annual 
EcoJustice and Activism Conference

at the Eastern Michigan University!

The theme for this year conference is

Art, Activism, and EcoJustice Education.

 

The research director of Art-Eco Project, Dr. Raisa Foster will have three presentations at the conference:

1) FRIDAY MARCH 20th 2:40-3:40 in Panel “Space, Body, and Contemplative Pedagogy for EcoJustice Education”: How is Space and Consciousness Intertwined in a Bodily Experience?

2) FRIDAY MARCH 20th 3:50-4:50 Workshop: To Touch and be Touched: Sensory Explorations Out in Nature

3) SATURDAY MARCH 21st 2:40-3:40 Rikka: a film: Rikka is a contemporary site specific performance based on movement and sound art. What is the value of uncertainty? How is space and consciousness intertwined in bodily experience?

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Rikka (2014). Dancer Ale Ripatti. Photo: Erkki Salomaa

 

The Art-Eco Project reseacher Jussi Mäkelä will have two presentations at the conference:

1) FRIDAY MARCH 20th 2:40-3:40 in Panel “Space, Body, and Contemplative Pedagogy for EcoJustice Education”: An Oak: A Phenomenological On-Site Approach to the Concept of True Capital

2) SATURDAY MARCH 21st 10:10-11.10 Artist Talk: An Oak: A Phenomenological On-Site Approach to the Concept of True Capital

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Another reseacher from Tampere Jani Pulkki will also present his paper in the Panel “Space, Body, and Contemplative Pedagogy for EcoJustice Education”: Contemplative Pedagogy for EcoJustice Education

 

The conference is organized by the mentor of the Art-Eco Project Dr. Rebecca Martusewicz. See the whole program here.

The Art-Eco team Foster and Mäkelä will also take part of the exciting pre-conference events.

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