• Philosophical Inquiry

    Philosophical Inquiry Purpose: Who with: Variations: Duration: Author: Ingimar Olafsson Waage, Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavik.

  • Drawing from Articles

    Drawing from Articles     Students have different articles to read Purpose: Who for:  

  • Sculpting a Picture

    Sculpting a Picture Defining a professional role by making an embodied picture: using other students as material Purpose:          Who with:       Variations:                  This exercise is used at the master’s programme in Groningen at the beginning of the arts pedagogical studies.

  • Propositions

    Propositions Background: Propositions comes from a/r/tography , from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada, Senses Sustainability Education. Purpose: Who for: Variations: Helene Illeris and Lisbet Skregelid, a shared teaching practice, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway.

  • Haiku 

    Haiku Background: Haiku is a Japanese-origin form of poetry that captures moments in a very small space and leaves room for imagination. Basic form is the following:  three phrases, 17 syllables, structure: 5-7-5 (short, long, short). There are no rhymes in haiku. Haikus are simple, minimalistic, symbolic, and they focus on nature, perceptions, senses, emotions. Haikus…

  • Room Based Writing

    Room Based Writing At the start of a learning process, when starting to think about a specific topic, for example ‘light’ or ‘water’. Purpose: Who with: Variations: Author: Gunndis Yr Finnbogadottir, Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavik.

  • A Personal Running Practice

    A Personal Running Practice Running 5 kilometers three times a week Purpose: Who for: Variations: Article: Author: Lisbet Skregelid, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway.

  • Walking, Photographing and Recording

    Walking, Photographing and Recording Walking in nature Purpose: Article on the topic coming out later Author: Tormod Anundsen, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway.

  • Movement Reflection (inspired by the method of Authentic Movement)

    Movement Reflection (inspired by the method of Authentic Movement) Background: Authentic Movement is an approach to creative movement practice (originally known as Movement-in-depth) developed by dancer and Jungian psychologist Mary Starks Whitehouse. Purpose: Who with: Variations: Duration: Author: Liisa Jaakonaho, University of the Arts Helsinki.

  • See and hear each other: The Museum of Sounds

    See and hear each other: The Museum of Sounds In short    It is a short exercise on listening to each other; listening to each other’s meaningful sounds and creating together a multi-voiced choir. Set-Up   Half an hour; if you want the subgroups to present their museum of sound to each other you will need more…

  • The Voice of the Environment

    The Voice of the Environment In short A proposition to help people in general, and designers and change makers in particular, to enter into an intensive dialogue with the more-than-human. A dialogue with the environment involves expanding our ways of learning and developing knowledge. It is about learning by learning from the more-than-human, things themselves.…

  • Walk: Detour 

    Walk: Detour In short These exercises are done in pairs. Once the participants understand the process, the exercise is executed in silence.   Process  

  • Differences in the same and same in the difference

    Differences in the Same and Same in the Difference In short Students developed this idea for an imaginative dialogue with pupils from KNUDEN Cultural School of Kristiansand at Sørlandets Kunstmuseum-SKMU during the intensive week, April 2022. Set upA space with art supplies, paper, magazines, pencils, paint. Access to an exhibition for inspiration or alternatively it…

  • Deconstructing the Museum

    Deconstructing the Museum This workshop was designed by Lene Dalgard and Kristin Kolloen Nielsen for the Kristiansand Intensive Week in 2022. This playful workshop invites its participants to use their creativity and imagination to engage with each other and explore the museum in a different way.    The participants worked in groups and interacted with the…

  • What strikes you first

      What strikes you first In short   This is a proposition to see how different we see at first glance. This exercise is to explore our differences and embrace these differences through the practice of drawing. The participants share their impressions with the group and recreate a drawing with the elements that represent different viewpoints.  …

  • WALKING AND ENCOUNTERING: building embodied connections

    Walking and Encountering: Building Embodied Connections by Myrskyryhmä – The Tempest Group (Elli Isokoski and Pauliina Laukkanen) In Short: This exercise guides the participant into an embodied experiencing of self with others. It creates and supports an embodied connection between participants. Set-Up:  Large open space, group of participants. Timeframe: Approximately 30 minutes. Before the start…

  • From Trash to Treasure

    From Trash to Treasure Assignment on Dialogue:Proposition for four participants, for one week, forever. Report by Lonneke Mertens, student in Master of Art Education in Groningen.Executed by: Kaia, Gamin, Monica, Lonneke Instructions: On Monday: 1. Go outside, take something from nature. I took something which irritates me when left outside: a fruit drink package (Fig.…

  • Before / After

    Before / After Imagine a statue In Short: It is a short exercise to elaborate on different perspectives of a theme in an embodied way. There are numerous variations and follow-ups for this exercise possible.  Each participant could come up with the opposing concepts in relation to the theme of getting older, for example „wanderlust/homesick“, „ambitious/disinterested”…