ARTolerance mission is to advance the role of the arts in dialogues, transcend communication boundaries and explore common ground, through performances, events, conferences and workshops.
From ARTolerance Blog
ARTolerance seeks to create common ground between peoples of different national, cultural, social, and religious backgrounds using artistic tools and processes. Experiencing harmony and dissonance and exploring musical modes of different cultures through improvisation require mindfulness and compassionate listening, qualities that are essential to creating dialogue. Through our proposed platform, Dialogue in Three Movements, we aspire to give a voice to all individuals, particularly those who have historically been in conflict, and inspire everyone to build bridges towards peaceful co-existence. Dialogue in 3 Movements: An artistically driven approach to conflict transformation 1) Solo Introductions In a workshop or public event, individual artists will present a solo to introduce their identity, whether it be cultural, religious, political, artistic or social. Subsequently, participating religious, political, academic and community leaders will share their identities through speaking, chanting, praying or any other form of expression. 2) Getting to Know You [...Read More]