Art has the quality to place itself at the avant-garde of historical events. It points out the changes that are going on the social environment. It works as a telescope able to reach beyond what one can perceive from a mere rational perspective. The artists have developed this capacity through their way or working. We believe in the idea to recall this ability to people who are in the educational process and who will be the future organizers of our society. The education in social culture through art is being currently implemented at several European universities. There are research, MA programmes and also scholarships. There are many commpanies which are having such an education into account within their human resources processes. For more information please don't hesitate to contact us at Engage.
We have implemented a series of workshops at the University Complutense Madrid, CES Felipe II. Here you can see some pictures of the workshops at the Fine Arts Faculty.
“The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile, can shape the students. What the educator does in teaching is to make it possible for the students to become themselves.”
Paulo Freire, We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Changes.
This time we participated at the Social Sculpture Initiative Forum organised by the Social Sculpture Research Unit at Oxford Brookes University in UK.
There we presented our project and we carried out an action called 'Gaining the human shape'.
Education means to be able to see things from another people's point of view. (Hegel).