Tag Archives: Workshop

Teacher Candidates Reflect On Their Art for AIDS Workshop

The following post was written by Art for AIDS Marketing and Communications Intern Robyn Bell. On February 1st, Art for AIDS International hosted a workshop with teacher candidates as part of the Professional Learning Series at the University of Windsor, held during the Faculty of Education’s 6th Annual Social Justice in Education Conference. The annual […]

Students use visual art to stop the spread of HIV in South Africa [Gallery]

Over the past few months we’ve been incredibly busy hosting workshops with a growing group of students in Canada, and throughout southern Africa. Most recently, this has included two solid weeks of work with some incredible young people in Soweto and Johannesburg. [See photos below!] Hendrikus Bervoets, Art for AIDS International’s Executive Director, hosted workshops […]

Students at an Art for AIDS Assembly at the Northern Lights Secondary School

A Circle Assembly Exhibit – Art for AIDS International returns from Moosonee [SLIDESHOW]

The following post was written by Alex Kruger, Art for AIDS International student intern. Hendrikus Bervoets, Executive Director of Art for AIDS International, recently returned from a trip to Moosonee, Ontario, sponsored by the Ontario Teachers’ Federation, where he hosted an art and HIV awareness workshop and assembly with the staff and students at Northern […]

Reflecting on the Art for AIDS Workshop Process

Throughout the workshop process (from start to finish), I felt a strong sense of unity and kinship with my fellow participants. As a group, we worked together in a collaborative effort to 1) listen and understand, and 2) voice our opinions and thoughts through artistic outlets. Fresh ideas and motivational speech combined with intense visual imagery and creative expression encouraged me to be self reflective, innovative and insightful. Working within frames of social justice and equality issues and learning about the daily struggles and hardships of individuals across the globe fostered both feelings of despair and hope within me.