Embodying Reconciliation is a team of artists and humanists dedicated to bodily research as a path to develop an integrated and comprehensive ethic of personal care, forgiveness, and respect for others and the world around us. Our mission is to design, implement, and promote educational, cultural, and therapeutic strategies. These are used to create and support processes of personal healing, collective resilience, and memory building, as well as strengthen cultural and natural heritage. Embodying Reconciliation proposes sustainable alternatives for living peacefully together, respecting differences, and reimagining the bonds that unite society.
Professional in Cultural management Studies from the EAN University (Colombia). Performing artist and contemporary dancer from Guerrero Academy of Arts (Colombia). Co-founder of Corporation Embodying Reconciliation – Cuerpos para la Reconciliación, where she leads the cultural and educational projects of the organization.
Choreomundus scholar from the program in Dance Knowledge, Practice and Heritage (Norway, France, Hungary and the United Kingdom). Anthropologist from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia). Co-founder of Corporation Embodying Reconciliation- Cuerpos para la Reconciliación where she leads the applied research projects of the organization.
Social communicator and journalist graduated from the Pontificia Javeriana University (Colombia). Photographer and audiovisual producer. In Embodying Reconciliation she leads intercultural and community processes.
Anthropologist from the Pontificia Javeriana University (Colombia). In Embodying Reconciliation she leads the pedagogical processes of the Memory and heritage line projects.
Fieldwork, participant observation, interviews, ethnography, and audio-visual production
Use of movement, art-therapies, and non-verbal communication to recognize and give meaning to lived experience and emotions as well as personal and collective memory
Live installations, ephemeral museums, visual archives, documentaries and visual anthropology
Researching arts and culture as tools for social change, conﬂict resolution, reconciliation, and for the construction of a peaceful coexistence.
Sessions of healing and bodily practices developing sensitivity to movement; performances and artistic creation with a special focus on reconciliation and conﬂict resolution.
Specialized training programs in participatory tools for conﬂict resolution and reconciliation using bodily and artistic practices.
Specialized consulting services in the ﬁelds of heritage, peace, and reconciliation.
Planning and implementation of action plans focused on the construction of communities of peace.
Academic and applied research and documentation.
Sustainable cultural immersion experiences with a conscious, critical, and reﬂexive approach to both material and immaterial heritage.
“...It gave us useful tools to identify relationships, emotions, memories - individual and collective-, social practices, shared interests, and moments of learning and socialization. I have used these tools in different fields of my work with children and young boys and girls, thus becoming a key element on the process of rebuilding collective memories”
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