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ImaginAction's Podcast

ImaginAction's Podcast

By ImaginAction

In these times of incertitude and disruption, we have a choice, we can collapse into old patterns, or we can see in the crisis an opportunity to start over. More than ever, we need in these times to gather across borders, open our minds, hearts, listen to the wisdom of the body and the Earth. In ImaginAction Podcast where we converse with Social Artists and Facilitators supporting the regeneration of our world.
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Yana, Nico and Uri in Conversation about the war in Ukraine within a global context of disruption (part 2)
Yana, Nico and Uri in Conversation about the war in Ukraine within a global context of disruption (part 2)
This conversation was co-created with We Talk Podcast (www.wetalkpodcast.co.uk) Support in solidarity Yana and Ukraine TO network via this open collective https://opencollective.com/imaginactionet/projects/toukraine Stay tuned for the second part of the conversation on the podcast https://imaginaction.org/podcast
40:14
September 04, 2022
Listen to conversation of Uri, Nico and Yana on migrations, refugees, war and power of words
Listen to conversation of Uri, Nico and Yana on migrations, refugees, war and power of words
This conversation was co-created with We Talk Podcast (www.wetalkpodcast.co.uk)  Support in solidarity Yana and Ukraine TO network via this open collective  https://opencollective.com/imaginactionet/projects/toukraine Stay tuned for the second part of the conversation on the podcast
09:22
September 03, 2022
In-Conversation about PERFORMANCE ACTIVISM with Dan Friedman - IMAGINACTION PODCAST
In-Conversation about PERFORMANCE ACTIVISM with Dan Friedman - IMAGINACTION PODCAST
We are happy to share a new podcast episode!  Dan Friedman has been active in progressive political and community-based theatre for half a century. He is the Artistic Director Emeritus of the Castillo Theatre in New York City, a lead organizer of Performing the World and on the faculty of the East Side Institute.   Learn more about Dan's NEW BOOK on imaginaction.org/performance-activism  Learn more about Performance Activism LEARN MORE ABOUT DAN on www.danfriedmannyc.org LEARN MORE ABOUT EAST SIDE INSTITUTE on eastsideinstitute.org SUPPORT IMAGINACTION ON opencollective.com/imaginactionet 
53:22
July 09, 2022
Cross-posting "Episode 11: Theatre Across Borders Ft. Uri Noy Meir" from Theatre for Good
Cross-posting "Episode 11: Theatre Across Borders Ft. Uri Noy Meir" from Theatre for Good
ImaginAction was born 20 years ago from the vision of Hector Aristizabal, today it is a growing network of Social Arts Facilitators that use Theatre and Storytelling to create spaces in which communities can see and heal themselves. In this podcast, Meg Nimigon speaks to Uri Noy Meir from ImaginAction about how the work has transformed since moving online and how ImaginAction is playing a role in curating and creating this work both on and offline with communities worldwide. Follow Theatre for Good here! https://www.theatreforgood.ca/podcast
50:39
May 20, 2022
Arts and The Academy? - ImaginAction Podcast - In Conversation with Rebecca Paradiso de Sayu
Arts and The Academy? - ImaginAction Podcast - In Conversation with Rebecca Paradiso de Sayu
Uri and Nico had a lovely conversation with Rebecca Paradiso de Sayu about collective wellbeing, social arts and much more!  Rebecca Paradiso de Sayu Co-founder and co-director of The Institute for Collective Wellbeing (www.instituteforcollectivewellbeing.org) Recently self-published this wonderful book www.thepurposefulphd.com   Stay tuned for more ImaginAction podcast episodes on Anchor, Spotify, Google and Apple podcast (and more). Also, Check out the new Mentoring Program of ImaginAction we mention in the episode over here https://mentoringprogram.sutra.co/ https://anchor.fm/imaginaction  https://imaginaction.org/  
54:25
January 28, 2022
InConversation with DR. Daniel Foor on ImaginAction Podcast - PART 3
InConversation with DR. Daniel Foor on ImaginAction Podcast - PART 3
Dr. Daniel Foor is a ritualist and educator focused on helping others to reclaim their innate capacity to relate with their ancestors and with the greater web of other-than-human kin. https://ancestralmedicine.org/bio We had the pleasure to be InConversation with Dr. Daniel Foor for the ImaginAction stay tuned and listen in https://imaginaction.org/podcast
12:31
September 08, 2021
InConversation with DR. Daniel Foor on ImaginAction Podcast - PART 2
InConversation with DR. Daniel Foor on ImaginAction Podcast - PART 2
Dr. Daniel Foor is a ritualist and educator focused on helping others to reclaim their innate capacity to relate with their ancestors and with the greater web of other-than-human kin. https://ancestralmedicine.org/bio  We had the pleasure to be InConversation with Dr. Daniel Foor for the ImaginAction stay tuned and listen to the conversation at https://imaginaction.org/podcast
18:31
September 01, 2021
InCoversation with Dr. Daniel Foor on ImaginAction Podcast - Part 1
InCoversation with Dr. Daniel Foor on ImaginAction Podcast - Part 1
Dr. Daniel Foor is a ritualist and educator focused on helping others to reclaim their innate capacity to relate with their ancestors and with the greater web of other-than-human kin.  https://ancestralmedicine.org/bio  We had the pleasure to be InConversation with Dr. Daniel Foor for the ImaginAction stay tuned and listen in.  https://imaginaction.org/podcast
22:00
August 25, 2021
In conversation with Bárbara Santos Part 2 - IMAGINACTION PODCAST with Nico
In conversation with Bárbara Santos Part 2 - IMAGINACTION PODCAST with Nico
Director, author, actress, performer and Kuringa, Bárbara Santos is artistic director of KURINGA and Madalena-Berlin theatre group. She is one of the creators and an active disseminator of the Feminist Theatre of Oppressed. Founder of the Ma(g)dalena International Network composed by feminist theatre groups from Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. She is member of ITI Germany, editor of METAXIS magazine and author of Roots & Wings of Theatre of the Oppressed (Portuguese, 2016; Spanish 2017; Italian, 2018 and English, 2019), Aesthetic Paths, original approaches on Theatre of the Oppressed (Portuguese, 2018) and Feminist Theatre of the Oppressed (Portuguese, 2019). Interview by Ruth Cross and Uri Noy Meir Editing and introduction by Nico Ndlovu
18:10
August 10, 2021
In Conversation with Bárbara Santos Part 1 - IMAGINACTION PODCAST with Nico
In Conversation with Bárbara Santos Part 1 - IMAGINACTION PODCAST with Nico
Director, author, actress, performer and Kuringa, Bárbara Santos is artistic director of KURINGA and Madalena-Berlin theatre group. She is one of the creators and an active disseminator of the Feminist Theatre of Oppressed. Founder of the Ma(g)dalena International Network composed by feminist theatre groups from Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. She is member of ITI Germany, editor of METAXIS magazine and author of Roots & Wings of Theatre of the Oppressed (Portuguese, 2016; Spanish 2017; Italian, 2018 and English, 2019), Aesthetic Paths, original approaches on Theatre of the Oppressed (Portuguese, 2018) and Feminist Theatre of the Oppressed (Portuguese, 2019).   Interview by Ruth Cross and Uri Noy Meir   Editing and introduction by Nico Ndlovu
40:07
August 04, 2021
Towards a politics of flow - A conversation with Iwan Brioc - ImaginAction PodCast
Towards a politics of flow - A conversation with Iwan Brioc - ImaginAction PodCast
Iwan Brioc is Artistic Director of Theatr Cynefin and a consultant in applied theatre.  He is best known for pioneering Sensory Labyrinth Theatre, an applied form of Enrique Vargas' Sensory Poetics and has been directing productions and training companies and artists internationally for 20 years.  He has also been an independent Theatre of the Oppressed practitioner and trainer for 30 years, specializing in Legislative Theatre and Rainbow of Desires and regularly contributes to publications in the field.    His academic qualifications are in Social Psychology, Dramatherapy and Mindfulness and in collaboration with Bangor University Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice developed Context Oriented Arts (CoArts).  This theory posits that different modes of theatre -classical, participatory and immersive, represent and support different kinds of consciousness – Cartesian, Inter-subjective and Non-dual respectively.  Currently, Iwan is teaching schoolteachers mindfulness online; piloting the fourth iteration of a creative learning mindfulness curriculum for young people and developing the concept of Rheocracy – the politics of flow.   https://www.iwanbrioc.com/
29:31
March 08, 2021
Co-Creating Social Reality - In conversation with Arawana Hayashi
Co-Creating Social Reality - In conversation with Arawana Hayashi
Arawana’s pioneering work as a choreographer, performer and educator is deeply sourced in collaborative improvisation. She currently heads the creation of Social Presencing Theater (SPT) for the Presencing Institute. Working with Otto Scharmer and colleagues at the Presencing Institute, she brings her background in the arts, meditation and social justice to creating “social presencing” that makes visible both current reality and emerging future possibilities.   https://arawanahayashi.com/
36:56
March 04, 2021
Our need for Initiation, Ritual & Theatre - Crossing The Threshold with Hector Aristizábal
Our need for Initiation, Ritual & Theatre - Crossing The Threshold with Hector Aristizábal
Crossing The Threshold podcast launched in 2020 to make space to share deeper conversations that explore the UK’s educational landscape, and how it shapes our present and future society. We journey through the wide range of topics such as; Education reform Sustainable futures Holistic education Wellbeing Nature connection Rites of passage and beyond In each episode the two directors, Max and Nikki, sit down with a different guest – leading thinkers and inspiring characters from the world of education – to discuss how they’re equipping the next generation to cross the threshold into adulthood. https://thevisionaries.org.uk/blog/crossing-the-threshold-podcast/
59:45
February 15, 2021
Walk Deeply - A conversation with Teya Sepinuck - ImaginAction Podcast
Walk Deeply - A conversation with Teya Sepinuck - ImaginAction Podcast
Teya Sepinuck is a visionary artist who has worked at the intersections of art/social change/spirituality/education and peacemaking in creating and producing Theatre of Witness for the past 30 years. Drawing on her dance and counseling backgrounds, she founded this unique form of performance that has tapped the deepest stories from people whose stories had never been heard before, transforming them into powerful and raw theater productions.   https://theaterofwitness.org/about-teya/
42:40
February 07, 2021
Arti Sociali, Salutogenesi, Felicita' - ImaginAction Podcast con Maria Luisa Pasquarella
Arti Sociali, Salutogenesi, Felicita' - ImaginAction Podcast con Maria Luisa Pasquarella
The conversation is in Italian and is accompanied by an English blog post on Imaginaction.org  https://imaginaction.org/in-conversation-with-maria-luisa-pasquarella
57:56
January 31, 2021
Integrare corpo e mente - Intervista con Doriana Crema - ImaginAction Podcast
Integrare corpo e mente - Intervista con Doriana Crema - ImaginAction Podcast
The conversation is in Italian and is accompanied by an English blog post on Imaginaction.org  https://imaginaction.org/in-conversation-with-doriana-crema
47:10
January 23, 2021
The Value of ART - A conversation with Tony Cealy - ImaginAction Podcast
The Value of ART - A conversation with Tony Cealy - ImaginAction Podcast
In this conversation, Uri Noy Meir is interviewing Tony Cealy about his life journey and work with Social arts and Theatre of the Oppressed. Tony Cealy is a highly skilled drama and theatre practitioner, trainer, TO producer, and workshop facilitator specialising in developing and delivering a range of innovative arts-based programmes and projects to educate and empower socially excluded people and groups throughout Europe and increasingly internationally.   http://www.tonycealy.com https://81actsofexuberantdefiance.com
44:43
January 16, 2021
A Broker of Happiness - an Interview with Gopal Aryal - ImaginAction PodCast
A Broker of Happiness - an Interview with Gopal Aryal - ImaginAction PodCast
A conversation with Gopal Aryal on Theatre for Social Healing   Support Gopal and the Lukeko Gaun Village for Arts and Farming: https://bit.ly/SAVE-LUKEKO-GAUN
43:27
January 08, 2021
FIND LIFE PARTNERS - A CONVERSATION WITH KESEM PART 2 - IMAGINACTION PODCAST
FIND LIFE PARTNERS - A CONVERSATION WITH KESEM PART 2 - IMAGINACTION PODCAST
In this episode, I am speaking with Charlie Kesem on her journey with Social Arts, enjoy and leave a comment on what moved and caught your attention in this episode!    Charlie Kesem is a storyteller, facilitator and producer, spreading the message of creativity as a catalyst for transformation. Originally from the leafy suburbs of North London, she trained at the International School of Storytelling in Forest Row, England. She delivers magic through performance arts, workshop facilitation, education and community building, in Israel, the UK and Europe. https://www.kesemcollective.com/
33:35
January 02, 2021
STORIES ARE DOORWAYS - A CONVERSATION WITH CHARLIE KESEM PART 1 - IMAGINACTION PODCAST
STORIES ARE DOORWAYS - A CONVERSATION WITH CHARLIE KESEM PART 1 - IMAGINACTION PODCAST
In this episode, I am speaking with Charlie Kesem on her journey with Social Arts, enjoy and leave a comment on what moved and caught your attention in this episode! Charlie Kesem is a storyteller, facilitator and producer, spreading the message of creativity as a catalyst for transformation. Originally from the leafy suburbs of North London, she trained at the International School of Storytelling in Forest Row, England. She delivers magic through performance arts, workshop facilitation, education and community building, in Israel, the UK and Europe. https://www.kesemcollective.com/
22:19
December 27, 2020
THEATRE FOR LIVING IN TIMES OF ECOLOGICAL COLLAPSE - IN CONVERSATION WITH DAVID DIAMOND PART 2
THEATRE FOR LIVING IN TIMES OF ECOLOGICAL COLLAPSE - IN CONVERSATION WITH DAVID DIAMOND PART 2
In these times of incertitude and disruption, we have a choice, we can collapse into old patterns, or we can see in the crisis an opportunity to start over. More than ever, we need in these times to gather across borders, open our minds, hearts, listen...
28:34
December 19, 2020
THEATRE FOR LIVING NOW AND THAN  - IN CONVERSATION WITH DAVID DIAMOND PART 1
THEATRE FOR LIVING NOW AND THAN - IN CONVERSATION WITH DAVID DIAMOND PART 1
Theatre for Living's work is a worldwide leading example of theatre for social change; theatre for dialogue creation and conflict resolution; theatre for community healing and empowerment. Projects have taken place in collaboration with First Nations...
26:49
December 12, 2020