Julia Volonts :: When Words Are Not Enough: Art as a Therapeutic Tool for Community Engagement

Trešdien, 16. septembrī, plkst. 18.30 ISSP telpās notiks pasākums “Kad ar vārdiem nepietiek: māksla kā terapeitisks rīks kopienas iesaistei” – tikšanās ar mākslas terapeiti Džūliju Volonts (Julia Volonts, ASV). Vakara gaitā norisināsies Džūlijas Volonts darbu prezentācija un saruna par mākslas terapiju, viņas pieredzi Rīgā un Latvijā, un to, kā māksla var kļūt par terapeitisku rīku kopienas iesaistīšanai un emancipācijai.

Pasākums notiks angļu valodā, ieeja – bez maksas.

On Wednesday, September 16, at 6.30 PM an event “When Words Are Not Enough: Art as a Therapeutic Tool for Community Engagement” – a meeting with art therapist Julia Volonts (USA) will take place at the ISSP. Drawing from her work in Latvia as an American art therapist, Julia will present her personal work and discuss the topic of art therapy, her experience in Riga, and how art can be used as a therapeutic tool for community engagement and empowerment.

The event will take place in English, free entrance.

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Džūlija Volonts ir sertificēta mākslas terapeite no Ņujorkas. Ieguvusi Maģistra grādu profesionālās mākslas terapijas studijās Ņujorkas Vizuālās mākslas skolā, viņai ir pieredze darbā gan izglītības, gan sabiedriskajā un privātajā sektorā. 2019. gadā Džūlija ieguva Fulbraita stipendiju, lai attīstītu pētniecību par posttraumatisku stresu saistītu ar starppaaudžu traumām Latvijā. Viņa lasa vieslekcijas Rīgas Stradiņa universitātē un vada mākslas terapijas nodarbības un grupas Resursu centrā sievietēm “Marta”. Džūlija ir bijusi Ņujorkas Mākslas terapijas biedrības valdē un piedalījusies vairākās mākslas terapijas izstādēs Ņujorkā. Pašlaik viņa strādā attālināti kā mākslas terapeits, attīsta jaunus projektus Latvijā un turpina veidot mākslā balstītas darbnīcas dažādām grupām.

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Julia Volonts is a Licensed and Board Certified Art Therapist from New York. She holds a Master of Professional Studies in Art Therapy from the NY School of Visual Arts. Her clinical experience is within educational, community, and private practice settings. She was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 2019 to conduct research on post-traumatic stress associated with trans-generational trauma in Latvia, where she now resides. She is also guest lecturing at Riga Stradins University and providing art therapy services at Centre for women's rights "Marta". Julia served on the board of the New York Art Therapy Association and collaborated on several art therapy exhibitions in New York. She currently works as a remote art therapist, is developing new projects in Latvia, and continues to present art-based workshops for different audiences.

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