Eco-Human Theory and Practice
ISSN 2713 – 184x
Ecophilosophy
Ecopsychology
Ecotherapy
Eco Art Therapy
Ecological Education
The "Green" Arts
Eco-aesthetics
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SWAN: SUPPORTING WELLNESS THROUGH ART&NATURE

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The story of the ugly duckling is about feeling like you don’t belong feeling different, looking different, separate and isolated. This is the experience of our culture in relationship to nature. We feel disconnected and lonely in a way that is profoundly affecting our health and the health of our planet. In this story, the “ugly duckling” finds their belonging as they transform and grow into a graceful and beautiful swan. The SWAN program is practice in transforming our stressful isolation by engaging the sacred and playful dimensions of our senses, imagination, and art as we learn to reconnect with the natural world, our place of true belonging; where we find once again, as in a fairy tale, our inner beauty.

SWAN is a method of self and planet care that can transform our world. It is being offered as a 56-hour certificate program through the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee, Oklahoma. To learn more please visit www.MGMOA.org


About the journal

In accordance with the Law of the Russian Federation on the Mass Media, the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Communications (Roskomnadzor) on September 22, 2020, the web-based publication - The peer-reviewed scientific online journal "Ecopoiesis: Eco-Human Theory and Practice" was registered (registration number El No. FS77-79134).

“Ecopoiesis: Eco-Human Theory and Practice” is the international multidisciplinary Journal focused on building an eco-human paradigm, disseminating eco-human knowledge and technology based on the alliance of ecology, humanities and the arts. Our journal aims to be a vibrant forum of theories and practices aimed at harmonizing the relations of mankind and the natural world in the interests of sustainable development, the creation of Eco-Humanity as a new community of human beings and more-than-human world. The human being is an ecological being, not separate from the world. The Ecopoiesis journal is based on that premise and aims to develop a body of theory and practice within that framework.

The Journal promotes dialogue and cooperation between ecologists, philosophers, doctors, educators, psychologists, artists, musicians, designers, social activists, business representatives in the name of eco-human values, human health and well-being, in close connection with concern for the environment. The Journal supports the development and implementation of new environmentally-friendly concepts, technologies and practices in the various fields of health and public life, education and social work.

One of the priority tasks of the Journal is to demonstrate and support the significant role of the arts in their alliance with ecology and the humanities for the restoration and development of constructive relations with nature, raising environmental awareness and promoting nature-friendly lifestyles.

The Journal publishes articles describing new eco-human concepts and practices, technologies and applied research data at the intersection of humanities, ecology and the arts, as well as interviews and conference reports related to the emerging eco-human field. It encourages artwork, music and other creative products related to eco-human practices and the new global community of Eco-Humanity.