- Murals in Laos, lessons learned, lesson plans, and resources.
A few months have passed, and I have finally finished an updated version of the mural handbook. The new version includes: updated tips for trainers background on Laos/the Secret War how to get the money/legal issues section more educational resources … Continue reading
Here is a downloadable PDF (high resolution) of the Mural/Art Workshop Handbook I created of the art-warmups, games, activities, tips and pitfalls/how to avoid them, an art workshop sample curriculum, a mural workshop sample curriculum, budgeting, documentation, and more. I … Continue reading
After the workshop, Abby and I worked on mounting the murals. We bought wood to around the back and then hammered from the front, using small nails and wire to hang them. This gave them enough support that they didn’t … Continue reading
But an artworkshop with the Participatory Training Development Center (PADETC)! PADETC is a Lao training center based promoting participatory processes for sustainable development. This workshop was developed for a youth-led research project about water with students who have gone through … Continue reading
My excellent friend Sunny Forsyth (you may remember him for a 4 am run with me 30 km out to trace the bug mural) runs Abundant Water: “Abundant Water is a ‘not-for-profit’ humanitarian development organisation sharing the innovation of clay-pot … Continue reading
All these students come from areas that were heavily bombed during the war (check here for a map). Some more facts about UXO: All 17 provinces in Laos suffer UXO contamination. “Throughout the Second Indochina War (1964-1973) more than 580,000 … Continue reading