Adopting Kasing Sining, art on the edge, art with a heart, the workshops are arts for Healing disaster-Impacted communities of Maribojoc and Antequera and Loon this next week.
Using the arts, it aims to restoring the wholeness, life, hope, shelter, community and heritage of people through a movement of culture caregivers and artists for crisis, explains Lutgardo Labad, during a meeting with workshop coordinators and facilitators at Garden Café, a week ago.
The workshop is a continuing activity of the Dayaw Bohol, and One Heart Express, which uses the Basic Integrated Theater Arts Workshop template to help upgrade the pedagogy experience of local artist teachers, multi-awarded cultural worker Labad added.
Both programs had arts for healing workshops given to disaster hit communities, take its roots from indigenous cultures as well as community experience.
The workshop is aimed at equipping public school teachers with another tool to get into the sensitivities of children in calamity areas to process and provide mental health and psycho-social support using arts as the medium.