Acting Together on the World Stage is a multi-media educational initiative intended to document and strengthen the contributions of performance and ritual to social justice and conflict transformation.
The initiative consists of a feature documentary, a two-volume anthology, short videos and PDF resources for learning and teaching.
Acting Together on the World Stage is under the Peacebuilding and the Arts program at Brandeis University listed below.
The agung is a knobbed metal gong of the Philippines used in various communal rituals. Suspended in the air by rope or metal chains, the musical instrument is also employed by some indigenous groups as a means to announce community events, and as an indicator of the passage of time.
Agung, the official newsletter of the NCCA is published on a bimonthly basis.
Art Transforms Conflict’s purpose is to provide creative arts-based tools and communications training to global communities plagued by violence. We open new avenues of expression and enable individuals to find their voice, transforming conflict through dialogue.
The CARROT Co. is a collective of award winning African artists with IT experts, legal practitioners, community mobilisers, high level project managers and pan African activists working in the development sector to transform communication using the ART.
Our aim is to creatively simplify messaging, dignify African lives, and amplify social causes for an impactful and sustainable development. We have all worked, lived and experience several African countries with strength in multiple languages and cultural integration.
Dancing through the dissonance explores the relationship between peacebuilding and dance in pluralist societies, examining the practice of dance-focused peacebuilding programmes in Colombia, the Philippines and the United States.
Doual'art is a center for contemporary art and an experimental laboratory for new urban practices in African cities. Its artistic policy is geared towards supporting artists interested in urban issues through their research and practices.
Please note: The website is in French, but can be viewed with Google Translate or some other translation tool.
Imagining Together Platform for Arts, Culture and Conflict Transformation (IMPACT) is a worldwide, values-driven collaboration to design and activate strategies to strengthen the arts, culture and conflict transformation ecosystem (acct).
IMPACT is a project under the Peacebuilding and the Arts, a program of the International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life at Brandeis University (see the link below).
In Place of War supports artists and creative communities living in sites of war, revolution and conflict to build powerful networks, create social change through creativity and demonstrate the value of the arts to public space, public life and public debate.
The International Storytelling Center seeks to establish a global story project whereby local communities around the world can gain access to training and opportunities that empower individuals and organizations to tell their stories of Positive Peace to illustrate in narrative form the realities and human stories represented by the data presented through the Global Peace Index and in the Positive Peace Report.
The ISC has done work to promote storytelling to promote peace. They have entered into partnerships with such organizations as the Alliance for Peacebuilding, Desmund Tutu Peace Foundation - USA and the United Nations and MasterPeace.
You can sign up for their newsletter on their website.
Since the early 1990s, there has been an increase in the use of music and the arts within a conflict transformation context. This guest editorial discusses the developments in this research and practical area. The current status of the field, and challenges it faces, are then examined within the context of this issue's theme of the arts and conflict transformation/peacebuilding.
This website is for artists, cultural workers, coexistence practitioners, peacebuilding scholars, and all who are interested in how the arts and cultural traditions can be crafted to bridge differences, mediate conflicts, and contribute to peace.
We support, train, and unite the next generation of artists, journalists and storytellers to inspire people everywhere to become active peacebuilders.