In my work-life, I explore and build bridges in the gap between the public School and the national church in Denmark and aesthetics.
More than 4000 pupils every year pass through my hands discussing, sensing, wondering, working, expressing, opening and asking for meaning in this gab.
It is about understanding religion – not about practicing religion. The experiment is to let priests and churches be a reservoir of knowledge, history, culture and lived religion,
whom the teachers can meet with their pupils in order to add a sensory experience and lived dimension to their education and reflection.
I have worked for 10 years in this special area together with artists, actors, scenographs and musicians to seek together with the pupils the special meaning of words, concepts,
rituals, movements, architectural details and thoughts which are found I religion and in the church buildings.
Therefor I find it extremely encouraging that Sisters Academy has taken up the challenge to find a way to let the two giants; the School-system and the aesthetic-system challenge and
influence each other.
I look forward to paticipate.
It began with the sound of the soothing song of the Black bird and its hectic, laborious upbringing of two or more broods of bickering hatchlings per summer – That was my image of the teacher I am becoming (willingly or not), and a suitable poetic background to the challenge…
Hey you. I am dancing with the sense of who you are. You are living as memories under my skin, but in this writing moment, I have no idea in what corner of my flesh or bones you are hiding or breathing from. I know that you are there, but…