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By David Oddie

A trip of artwork and Conflict is a deeply own exploration of David Oddie’s makes an attempt to discover the possibility of the humanities as a source for reconciliation within the wake of clash and for the artistic transformation of clash itself. it all started while Oddie, seeing the fractured international round him, requested himself what he may possibly do to aid; that query set him off on travels around the globe, together with to Palestine, Kosovo, South Africa, India, Northern eire, Brazil, and different areas. In each one situation, he met with local community who had suffered from clash and labored with them to forge creative networks that experience the capability to remodel their situation.

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What follows is a selection of remembered significant moments, fragments and passages of time during my life that informed our crafting of the eventual performance. It’s the Messy Stuff that Makes Us What We Are ... When I was in my twenties, I developed, for no apparent reason, a distressing psychosomatic illness. I was invaded by what I came to label as my ‘lumps’, obtrusive blotches on my skin that grew into mounds and what seemed like mountains. If I had ‘lumps’ on my eyes, they would be virtually closed with the swelling.

Philosopher John Mbiti provides a model of ‘the past that lies before us’, in which we see moments of our immediate, lived, remembered and narrative past stretching out before us. This way of looking at the past makes it possible for us to ‘re-story’ narratives that have collided and clashed (Lederach, 2005:141). As a social scientist working in conflict settings, Lederach expressed concern that ‘we see ourselves to be – and have therefore become – more technicians than artists’. He continued, ‘Time and again, social change that sticks and makes a difference has behind it the artist’s intuition’ (Lederach, 2005:73).

I bent down. After the next stroke, there was a long pause as I held on to my ankles, my body shaking. ’ It was an act of utter humiliation. Years later I rehearsed that scene in my mind. I saw myself standing up, taking the cane from the bully’s grasp, breaking it over my knee and walking out of the room. There was no way I could have made such an act of defiance at the time. I was firmly trapped in the mindset of my context. The next day, which was a visiting day, my mother was upset. She was upset because I was irresponsible and would never be a prefect!

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