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Alessandra Pomarico is a founder of Free Home University. Originally from Italy and with a PhD in Sociology, Alessandra has been curating international and multidisciplinary artists' residency programs in Italy and Europe. Her practice is based on facilitating collaborative, context-based art projects, with a focus on social change. She previously taught History and Italian Literature in high schools in disadvantaged areas.Resources: Free Home University: https://www.fhu.art/Ecoversities Alliance: https://ecoversities.org/Learning With Covid: https://ecoversities.org/how-to-hospice-the-current-system-learning-with-covid/16 Beaver: https://16beavergroup.org/Society of the Friends of the Virus: https://16beavergroup.org/mondays/2020/03/22/society-of-the-friends-of-the-virus-volume-1/Firefly Frequencies: https://fireflyfrequencies.org/Giorgio Agamben, Jean-Luc Nancy, & Roberto Esposito exchange letters: https://www.lacan.com/symptom/philosophy-the-coronavirus/Chto Delat: https://chtodelat.org/People of Flour, Salt, and Water: https://www.fhu.art/people-offlour-salt-and-water-sessionInstitute of Radical Imagination: https://instituteofradicalimagination.org/When the Roots Start Moving. First Movement: To Navigate Backward: Resonating with Zapatismo: https://instituteofradicalimagination.org/2021/09/07/to-navigate-backward-resonating-with-zapatismo-book/To Be Determined artist residency video: https://www.sfu.ca/content/sfu/vancity-office-community-engagement/library/2016/to-be-determined.html
About Free Home UniversityA project of Loop House (Lecce, IT) and Musagetes, Free Home University (FHU) is a pedagogical experiment grounded in experiencing life and creativity in common. FHU is a response to the need to generate new ways of sharing and creating knowledge. Created in collaboration with a pool of diverse international artists and thinkers, FHU is based in and around the city of Lecce, in the Puglia Region of southern Italy.FHU approaches the possibilities of education by producing collaborative artistic projects and coalitional knowledge. A positive alternative to the neoliberal and service-oriented system, FHU provides a home for radical thought, experimental action, learning-by-doing. It opens up existing competencies and encourages personal enrichment. The name Free Home University (FHU) refers to how a horizontal, inviting, energy-liberating environment (Free), within a protected and intimate space (Home), can provide an alternative, yet universal experience of sharing knowledge (University).
Date created: 2015-11-23