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Teen_Connect with Wits Art Museum continues

Lefika La Phodiso is excited to collaborate with Wits Art Museum over the next five weeks. Because that means we can continue spreading the importance of the arts in promoting educational, mental, emotional and physical wellbeing, through the WAM Teen_Connect programme. Every year, as part of WAM’s outreach programmes, they host the Teen_Connect holiday programme […]

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ATKV praat oor dramaterapie se voordele

Die ATKV het onlangs met Rozanne Myburgh gepraat oor dramaterapie se voordele en impak. “Drama is fantasties vir selfbeeld, kreatiwiteit, spontaneïteit en konsentrasie,” sê Rozanne Myburgh, ’n dramaterapeut by die Lefika La Phodiso-instituut in Johannesburg. “Dit is ’n proses en kuns waar jy jou hele menswees, lyf en gees gebruik om jouself uit te druk. […]

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The value of supervision

Community Art Counsellors are all required to attend clinical supervision. This practice offers a space for the counsellors to meet in groups as peers and to debrief, discuss and better understand our work. Supervision sessions at Lefika La Phodiso are currently overseen by a psychologist, art therapist and drama therapist. They takes place weekly at […]

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Art as advocacy – Holiday programme term 3

Term 3 was Lefika La Phodiso’s last School Holiday Programme for the year. The theme that was explored was ‘Art as advocacy’ with a focus on what is happening in schools. The theme was chosen as many of the children from the Open Studio programmes have been bringing stories about what they are experiencing in […]

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This is what happened in Open studio’s term 3

Friday Junior Art Group Term continued with the notion of celebrating all cultures in South Africa, whether they originated within or without our borders. The 11 official languages were used as a guide but also including the San and Khoi cultures. The word “feast” implies that all the people of South Africa have something positive […]

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Reconnecting with Humanity

Hanna Leipold, an art therapy master’s student from the University of Hertforshire, visited Lefika La Phodiso for six weeks to experience the work that we do with children from Johannesburg’s inner city. She spoke to Rozanne Myburgh, training coordinator, about her experiences and learnings.

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