Posts made in September, 2018


Art as a powerful tool for social action – Michel Dongois, in collaboration with Denis Schneider

, September 23, 2018

On June 20, 2018, the Atelier d’art social de Montréal1hosted an evening with Gwenaël Quiviger, French artist, musician, dancer and doctoral researcher in the field of social science. The event was held in the upstairs space of the Grande Ourse toy store in Montreal. It was an email sent by Gwenaël to Denis Schneider requesting references in the field of social art that initiated a series of decisive phone conversations between the two. Gwenaël then invited Denis to attend his thesis presentation at Montreal’s National Institute of Scientific Research. When Denis subsequently attended a concert given by Gwenaël in Montreal, he immediately recognized the artist’s calibre and his deep interest in social questions. He decided then and there to invite Gwenaël to give a presentation for the Atelier d’art social during which he could share something of his biography and speak of his research projects focussing on art as...

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Kootenay Society for LifeLong Learning

, September 22, 2018

KSLL (Kootenay Society for LifeLong Learning) was born on Feb 7, 2005 as the International School of the Kootenays Society. In 2009 we changed the name and purpose  from: International School of the Kootenays Purpose: To offer international and intergenerational education that celebrates the human spirit and fosters a lifelong love of learning, as outlined by Dr. Rudolf Steiner (Austrian Philosopher and Visionary 1865-1925) to: Kootenay Society for LifeLong Learning and redefined our purpose to: Through fostering lifelong learning we celebrate the universal human spirit by developing and supporting learning experiences that awaken and engage human potential. Our society engages with the advancement of Peace and Social Justice through the creation and support of not for profit courses, seminars, projects and workshops for high school learners, community members and international guests. New Projects: Ubuntu Learning, including partnership programs with Transformative Visioning. Auriel Eurythmy The Kootenay Art Hive Project YOUth LEADing the World ​ Ongoing...

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Anthroposophical Prison Outreach Canada

, September 22, 2018

“Your Council considers one of its core functions is to encourage and support initiatives in the world by the Membership. One of our members, Tim Nadelle, has taken the initiative to design and launch an Anthroposophical Prison Outreach program in Canada. We are excited to work with Tim to help in the areas of holding a consciousness of the initiative, spreading awareness and networking, creative funding arrangements and tax receipting. As the steward on this project, we are grateful for his inspiration, and initiative in presenting such a comprehensive plan for this important work in the world.”   Anthroposophical Society in Canada supports initiative: Anthroposophical Prison Outreach Canada Over the last few years, several society and council members have thought about the idea of an Anthroposophical Prison Outreach initiative, in the direction of what our colleagues in the U.S. have achieved.  So we’re pleased to announce that the work is...

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