Circles of Feedback
A Liberation Arts Cultures Workshop
When everyone in the circle attends as an artist and we create together.
There is nothing as exhilarating as stepping into the middle of an excited group of dancing free styling battling group of people and doing and offering of your creativity. Many creative and celebratory arts make use of structures of ceremony that have existed as long ago as civilization first communities.
Hip hop and, house music dance, cruping to name a few
Wordsmith - themes statements- prose-poems-songs- improv
Oppression and Rage
Call and Response Themes slogans - hooks - bridges
Thus the true nature of these arts bring in content from life, and as these are disenfranchised groups priority content is about what is oppressing.
Anger is a valid emotion as it is a response to seeing and experience of injustices .
Liberation arts are a very rooted in tradition and formulated process for creatively processing emotions,
As it is about the real world politics which offer oppress will naturally be brought
Rage Therapy and community healing
Students will understand
This is a vital part of any education in the liberation arts .
You can hurt me with words
Narrows the band of verbal options
Censorship, feeling of incompleteness, couldn't express myself, my thoughts and my emotions
Stick & Stones, but words will never
Honors diverse communication styles
Unprofessional Speak, exaggerations, rage, harsh words, venting, filled with assumptions
Ask yourself 'What's the Message?'