what makes you come alive:
when you are on the edge of something, you’re really excited about it
talk about city, story of place, the local/global dance:
what about art/dance:
talking about leapfrog (mit et al) and building bridges:
how can we have this not be about building a bridge to escape, but rather to be connected
Arzu is one of idec 2013’s coffee talkers:
Her practice centers on connecting with the city through interdisciplinary education practices using memory, story, play and art making through community art /ecology projects, teacher professional development and educational research and practice.
I would like to share stories of place: from delicate island ecosystems to thick urban slums; from dried lake beds to huge garbage heaps; everyone is slowly chipping away at making lives better, learning in different connected ways, and living better with our people and our land.
Arzu is currently Faculty at the Srishti College of Art, Design, and Technology in Bangalore as part of the Designing Education Program.
Arzu Mistry. Arzu Mistry, BFA California College of the Arts, Ed. M. Harvard Graduate School of Education, is an educator, muralist, mixed media visual artist and dancer. She lives and works between the United States and India. She has 10 years of arts education experience spanning varied educational institutions from private schools to schools for urban poor, museums to non-profits, and State Offices of Education to Art and Design Colleges. At Srishti, Arzu is an Artist-in-Residence and a Research Associate at Project Vision. Her research this year has centered on connecting memory, story, play and art making through community art projects, teacher professional development and educational research and practice at Drishya Kallika Kendra, Learning centers for Urban Poor.
Arzu’s books – mapping:
[she has me hooked..]
and her in other idec goings ons: pre-idec-2013, et al
commonplace book ness
and perhaps these…