ART THERAPY and Social Action Short Course

The Visual Art Department at UJ, in partnership with Lefika La Phodiso Art Therapy Centre offers a short course in ART THERAPY and Social Action.

A three week short course as an introduction to the discipline of art therapy–based approaches to engaging with community and social action support.

This is an enrichment course for qualified and post-graduate students, artists, educators, psychologists, social and health workers who wish to extend their learning in the disciplines of visual art and art therapy.

Participants will gain an understanding of how meaning is created through art-making that can then be applied in a community or educational context. Participants will learn about ethics, research and practice methods for engaging with communities, children and adults at risk.

The course will run from 11-29 July 2016

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Please send a written motivation, with examples of your practical work where possible, with transcripts and reference letters, to the organisers. Candidates may be invited to an interview.

Recommended fees: R6 000 per student.
Only 20 students can be accommodated.

Department of Visual Art, FADA
Mrs Elda Majola (Secretary)
Tel: 011 559 1117
Professor Kim Berman

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