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A research project with primary school children and university academics, to investigate how bodily movements and facial expressions mediate between inward feelings and the outside world. The aim was to develop an educational programme that could be used in schools to teach emotional literacy. The project was led by Ali Campbell (Senior Lecturer in Applied Performance, Queen Mary University, London) in collaboration with children from Osmani Primary School, Dr. Thomas Dixon (Director of the QMUL Centre for the History of the Emotions), Clare Whistler (independent performance artist and opera director), and film maker Bhavesh Hindocha.
Applying the X Ray Eyes template across Osmani Primary School.
Applying the X Ray Eyes template across Osmani Primary School. Part of "Embodied Emotions" research, led by Ali Campbell, Senior Lecturer, Applied Performance, Queen Mary University London. With Clare Whistler, dancer, and Dr Thomas Dixon, Centre for History of the Emotions, QMUL.
An "Embodied Emotions" workshop by Ali Campbell.
An "Embodied Emotions" workshop by Ali Campbell, senior lecturer in Applied Performance, Queen Mary University, London. 13 October 2011. With KMC School, Kathmandu and Mandala Theatre Company

 

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