Learnings for Alternative Futures

Learnings for Alternative Futures

01/04 | Living Utopias

The course Living Utopias is oriented for anyone who believes that the current industry driven endless economic growth model which we term as Industrialism has collapsed or is in severe crisis and there is an urgent need for creating an alternative world in every sphere be it of ecology, economy, politics, culture , education and technology.

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05/05 | Pedagogies of Transformance in the Brazilian Amazon with the Rivers of Meeting Project

The Rivers of Meeting performance education project began by awakening sleeping cultural roots and human rights through Afro-Contemporary percussion, dance and lyrics workshops. Over 12 years, excluded youth were nurtured to become community workshop leaders and coordinators of medicinal plant, street library/cinema projects, dance and audiovisual companies, annual festivals and workshop courses in their Community University of the Rivers, to defend the River Tocantins and nurture an eco-village based on eco-pedagogies for sustainable community. This young AfroRaiz Collective is the community sculpture.

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08/07 | Unitierra Oaxaca: Learning and Hope

Universidad de la Tierra Oaxaca, was born amongst the context of radical reactions against institutional schooling observed in many Indigenous communities. Unitierra is deeply immersed in social change processes and dedicates itself to the exploration and application of life alternatives to modernity and imposed development. Unitierra understands learning as an aspect of daily life that can be cultivated and studying as the joyful and autonomous exercise of the free people. We define our learning and research method as reflection in action. In this webinar session some members of Unitierra's assembly will present the history and present of this initiative.

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