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Program

The 2019 edition of WeTell Summer School focuses on the idea of DISSENT to enact civic awareness through storytelling.

Classes, workshops and field works will run from 9.30 to 12.30 and from 14.30 to 18.30 from Monday to Friday. For a detailed version of the program, please download the PDF “Program at a glance” on this page.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

WEEK 1

EXPLORING DISSENT TRHOUGH PERFORMATIVE STORYTELLING

Focus on the notion of DISSENT as a LIBERTARIAN AND RESPONSIBLE PRACTICE to become active citizens, not as a populistic or nihilistic attitude.

You will learn to appreciate dissent as a SOCIAL DEVICE that relates to CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY, to ACT THROUGH LANGUAGE AND MEDIA upon a variety of discourses employed by institutions, agencies of power, corporations.

You will turn from IRONIC SPECTATORS TO ACTIVE THINKERS through seminars, charrettes, workshops, field work and more.

DAY 1, July 1: WETELL SUMMER SCHOOL OPENING

  • Presentation of WeTell Summer School 2019: Philosophy And Work Plan
  • Introducing the Teaching Team
  • Create a Goal-Oriented Community

WeTell Summer School 2019 WELCOME PARTY

DAY 2, July 2: STORYTELLING IN/OF COMPLEX ECOSYSTEMS

Teaching Team: F. Benozzo, E. Lamberti, M. Notari

Focus on:

  • Consent Without Consent
  • Putting Dissent On
  • Hard Power & Soft Power
  • The Free Will of Poetry
  • COUNSELLING – Self-Awareness to manage the dissent within.
  • CHARETTE - Exploring Storytelling: from literary studies to media ecology.

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DAY 3, July 3: CREATIVITY AND DISSENT: FROM EVERYDAY LIFE TO ART

Teaching Team: A. R. CALERO, A. GIMENEZ, P. FLORIDIA

 

Focus on:

  • Dissent in Everyday Life
  • Constructive Dissent
  • Dissent and Creativity
  • The Art of Dissent
  • WORKSHOP - Performing Dissent

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DAY 4, July 4: DISSENT AND POLITICS: ACTIVISM, INFORMATION AND CRITICAL STORYTELLING

Teaching Team: L. CONTADINI, V. REGGI - Guest speaker: L. BARCELÓ

 

Focus on:

  • Forms of Dissent, From Literature to Petition
  • Do You Express Dissent?
  • Dissent And Critical Thinking: Disinformation
  • WORKSHOP: Critical Storytelling

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DAY 5, July 5: GENDER, LANGUAGE, DISSENT

Teaching Team: J. AUSTRAISKIENE, P. RONDELLI, J. URBONAITE, F. VITUCCI             

 

Focus on:

  • Undressing Identity: dissenting on cliché
  • Linguistic Discriminations
  • Audiovisual Translations: some counter-thought.
  • FIELD WORK: Gender dissent in/of public spaces

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WEEK 2

CREATING PERFORMATIVE STORYTELLING ON/OF DISSENT

Focus on the notion of DISSENT as an active practice of communication to ENGAGE and ACT together with PEOPLE and within complex ENVIRONMENTS.

 

Students will work together to realize projects on DISSENT to create counter-environments unmasking more or less visible seductive forms of storytelling employed by institutions, agencies of power, communities and corporations to turn citizens into passive and ironic audiences.

 

JULY 8- 11; WORKSHOPS, TUTORIALS, FIELD WORK ON:

  • Dissent in/of the Cityscapes
  • Videotelling/Interart (filming, post-production, subtitling, infographic)
  • Performing Intercultural Practices

 

JULY 12: PROJECT PRESENTATIONS, DIPLOMA CEREMONY

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