Voyages of Time and Place: A Collaborative Approach to Multicultural Education

By:
Prof. Imna Arroyo,
Dr. Jaime Gomez
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Voyages of Time and Place presents a collaborative, educational project — documentary video and expanded DVD — between professors of the Visual Arts and Communication Departments at Eastern Connecticut State University. The documentary project, distributed on DVD and accompanied by a curriculum resource guide, features five contemporary Connecticut women of color artists and educators. These artists come from a diverse cultural heritage rooted in the African, Latin American, and Asian Pacific Diaspora, bringing forth artworks that tell the story of their lives and the lives of their ancestors. The project aims to familiarize students with the works of these artists as well as to increase awareness, visibility, representation, and the inclusion of works by contemporary artists of color in educational and arts institutions. It explores the philosophies and values that motivate, inspire, and inform these artists. The documentary accompanying educational material records their cultural legacy.


Keywords: Multicultural Education, Women of Color Artists, Collaborative Video and DVD Production Project
Stream: Curriculum and Pedagogy
Presentation Type: Workshop Presentation in English
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Prof. Imna Arroyo

Eastern Connecticut State University


Dr. Jaime Gomez

Chair Communication Department, Eastern Connecticut State University
USA


Ref: L05P0803