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— Care is… by Francisca José

About the Voicing Care design Voicing Care has been a challenging project and very much cared for.Designing its identity was a very rewarding process because I learned a lot, especially about Japan, both language and ways.The circular shape was chosen to represent inclusion and sound. We want this project to be a safe space in…

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— Care is… by Jennifer Clarke

A text to give voice to careDefinition of Care?  Arthur Kleinman (2009) “Caregiving: The odyssey of becoming more human”. The Lancet, 373(9660), 292–293: “Caregiving is a defining moral practice… that makes caregivers, and at times even care receivers, more present and therefore more fully human” Iza Kavedzija (2021)The Process of Wellbeing. Cambridge University Press, 26:humans are…

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— Care is… by Michiko Takahashi

The definition of “Care”      The definition of care may vary depending on each person. My definition of care is to continue to pay attention to anyone or anything that you are worried about, if only a little bit.Today, I would like to talk about care for the ocean, focusing on the beach that was once…

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— Care is… by Natsumi Sakamoto

Care is everywhere, but invisible and therefore only recognisable through words.Care is all the “attention” that sustains our life and our environment.Care means keeping a continuous attention on others. It means taking responsibility for the condition of others as if it were your own.It is very ‘hard to see’ when you are in an environment…

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— Voicing Care?

Final session 最終セッションDecember 17th 12月17日 For our final session for Voicing Care, we want to open the conversation about care to everyone. So far, we have shared various, specific definitions about care, with diverse examples, in art history and theory, everyday life, and art and design.For this session, we would like to invite your own definitions…

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— Acts of Care?

Fourth Session / 第4回26th November / 11月26日 This, our fourth session for Voicing Care, will be an opportunity to explore art and design as acts of care. This is partly inspired by the practice of ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, or ‘making flowers alive’, which in Buddhism can also be understood as an…

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— Documenting Care?

Third Session / 第3回29th October / 10月29日 In our third session, ‘Documenting Care’ we are changing format: for this session, we want to hear from all of you! How do we document our lives? How do we record / make records/ try to capture the people, the moments, and the things, that we care for?…

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— Voicing “Motherhood”「母性」の声

Feminist perspectives across cultures / 文化を越えたフェミニストの視点 Second session — 24 sep / 第2セッション — 9月24日 In our second session we will discuss motherhood through a feminist lens, considering two key texts as starting points: one excerpt from King Kong Theory (by Virginie Despentes and translated to english by Frank Wynne) that is focused on the…

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—Voicing Care?

Opening session / オープニング・セッション27th August In our first session we will introduce ourselves, and the project, and host a short reading group and discussion. Our hope is to open up the discussion and debate in Europe about care, feminism and socially engaged art to a Japanese audience, and consider it in relation to the Japanese…

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