Guest lecture at Bilim University Antalya
Antalya Bilim Universitesi invited Gerhard Hofbauer to give the opening lecture at the "International World Migration Movements Symposium" in early March 2022. The title of the paper was "The Diverse Phenomena of today's Migration, Mirrored by the Education-Minded Concept of Polyaesthetics". Although ( perhaps especially because ) the aesthetic approach to the topic differed from the other mostly empirical contributions, many conversations and numerous positive feedbacks were the result. Some contacts could lead to further cooperation. From a polyaesthetic perspective, the topic opened up a broad field for reflecting on the motives and on the individual as well as social-communicative effects of migration and its tradition-integrating backgrounds. The contribution will be published in the symposium publication.
What Moves the Senses
Intercultural and international online-symposium winter term 2021/22, niversities of Cologne/Germany, Tokio/Japan and Budapest/Hungary
What Moves the Senses .
Resources of sensory experience in a comparison of museum visits and nature experience by aesthetic education.
Together with the International Society for Polyaesthetic Education, the Catholic University of Applied Sciences North Rhine-Westphalia, location Cologne, startet studies about this issue. Seminars from Universities of Budapest and Tokio will join the project. Whether nature or the arts, both often touch people intensively and sustainably. Students and experts will investigate the hidden backgrounds of these aesthetic touches. Experience and acting out, perception and expression are the complementary components of Polyaesthetics. Reflection from other perspectives can lead to deeper aesthetic perception. Polyaesthetics calls this phenomenon "multi-perception".
Reviewing the Symposium 2020: "Perform in the Arts how nature affects."
(C) Foto: Helge Thomas
Experts from the fields of SCIENCES, ART and PRAXIS met at the Symposium 2020 from the attitude of attentive, mindful interest in nature and its deepening perception from an aesthetic-artistic perspective. The intentions were to exchange knowledge by means of topic-sharpening contributions from the perspectives of science, arts and pedagogical practice, to gain current insights and the transformation of knowledge from interdisciplinary discussion and understanding and to profile interdisciplinary and artistic approaches and impulses for a call for pedagogical projects in the educational year 2020/21.