The past two weeks have been quite busy and I have not had time to post. The next few days seem likely to follow that recent trend so I wanted to write a quick note. We’ve just returned from the … Continue reading
The day dawned cold with a mix of sun and cloud. Now the late morning light is dimmed by a thickening overcast. Friday’s snow has melted as has most of the ice on the lakes and rivers, and we seem on the cusp of spring. Continue reading
A blustery, rain dampened Easter morning, the early clouds now giving way to moments of sun and blue sky. Being early April, the sun has melted away the snow and warmed the ground allowing new growth in the understory at … Continue reading
Jennie is home from Egypt. Here she writes about her work, explorations, and friendships in Cairo.
I am now back from Cairo, Egypt, where I spent two weeks working with Dawar Arts (www.dawararts.com)a wonderful experience on many levels. And, I have to say, it was lovely to move around without a winter coat!
Working with my colleague Ben Rivers, and others at the Dawar Arts Center was exciting and inspiring.
Ben Rivers, Ahmed Mounir, and I having lunch by the Nile River.
Dawar is fast becoming a home for therapies, psychodrama, dance/movement work, arts based therapies workshops and training. I was the first trainer in their Creative Arts Training program, a year long diploma program to support community advocates in using the arts in their work. Our focus was on using Visual art, and we integrated other expressive arts into the process. Participants of this program
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come from all over Egypt, and Lebanon. My last workshop “Caring for Caregivers An arts based approach…
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