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Announcing GIFT – a film by our friend Robin McKenna

What better response to the apocalypse could there be than courage, generosity, and our best creative selves? Times are dark… but the spirit of the gift lives, and might be the most important thing we have to offer. “In times like these, we need to be able to imagine life on …

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Da Favela com Amor

Educar é o maior ato de amor, o aprendizado é real quando temos amorosidade. Sem pensar, apenas sentir, sentir o presente de conhecer o outro e sua bagagem. Com o olhar de 360º graus, sem exclusão, apenas devemos amar, receber e sentir. Só depois temos o tempo do refletir. Neste …

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Courses & Un/Learning Expeditions

Kebradas UniDiversity goes to India

Our incredible TEN Fellow, Giselle Paulino, is co-creating a remarkable Un/learning Journey in February with five of the mestres of Kebradas UniDiversity in Brazil. They are partnering with our mentors, Vidhi and Manish Jain to offer an opportunity for these Brazilian community leaders to travel to India and exchange experiences …

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Mushroom news

Our curator Nuno Da Silva is now the editor of the Mushroom and is composting the current format to give life to an underground guerilla style series of events designed to create spaces in which we can share and engage in challenging conversations. The Mushroom 2020 will combine a podcast …

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Vunja News

Vunja means “rupture”! The Emergence Network’s ‘Vunja’ is a social art project – inspired by the historical resilience, troubles, journeys and promise of African peoples – that seeks to galvanize a trans-local community around a set of decolonial ideas and concepts. Next year, we plan on hosting a series of …

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Writings

The Allegory of the Pit: Or the Irony of Victory

Exiting Plato’s Cave Perhaps there are few who haven’t heard about Plato or his famous allegory of the cave. The influential 5th century Greek philosopher – whose commitments to strengthening the nascent intellectual traditions of philosophy as a systematic means to enlightenment – had a famous distrust of human perception. …

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