Artists are trained to develop a strong point of view. On occasion, artists have to work together. Co-creation is a lovely concept, but how do we avoid great ideas being lost in the fray or cooperation falling apart through conflict? Deep Democracy is a powerful method to ensure all opinions and ideas are heard. In this next episode of Art At Work we give an introduction to the method, combined with an exercise and teach you the right skills.
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The Dialogue Hunters
‘Fighting for better relations, with others and yourself’. This is key for everybody involved with The Dialogie Hunters. By the use of unusual dialogues and conversations, they strive for better communication and collaborations. This way they aim to give a voice to minorities so that everybody is heard.
Deep Democracy started during the nineties in South Africa by Myrna Lewis, during the transition from apartheid to democracy. It is now widely used in a wide range of sectors: from politics to health care. What is Deep Democracy? It is a method to come to true consensus instead of compromises. Decision making with attention and appreciation for every single opinion.