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Cult Blog Post of the Week

by Emilia & Linda on September 13, 2010

Our friends & collaborators at Sojournposse invite us to reflect on the healing power of the arts. For editor Zarina Holmes an art performance has the power to abduct minds, play with the senses and spur us into action. But in order to create objects of aesthetics that heal, we must first take pleasure in them:

Beauty is beyond skin deep. Real beauty shines from the inside out, and can help the process of day-to-day healing. It has spiritual values.

A beautiful performance – be it storytelling, music, dance and visual arts – can summon powerful emotions from within the hearts. This can galvanise action and change.

Creating beauty or aesthetics is an art in itself. I enjoy observing creatives from photography, fashion, dance and performing arts putting together their visions to inspire the audience.

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