Reflections on PGviz18

Michelle Laurie

Funny enough, the group had talked about river of life and done a lot of reflection during our group ‘harvesting’ activities. I am inspired. Icon jam with the word feathers.

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Rosviz18 Reflection part 1

Michelle Laurie

Here is part 1 of her workshop reflection: “I’m always excited to see a new group of people take risks, be vulnerable and learn something new. In addition to lots of doing, we also spent time on reflection and learning.

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Rosviz18 reflection part 2

Michelle Laurie

See below for a second reflective guest blog from Lisa Theissen, social reporter at Rosviz18: “I’ve been mulling over our time together, and thinking about my own Harvest from the point of view of Social Reporter.

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Learning highlights: September 2018


Surfing and wind at NBTSP-Zuid and exploring Archeon. * Sallandse Heuvelrug at NBTSP-Oost: enjoying the forest and makeshift clothes for Emily after she fell into the water. * Wowlab workshop , fourth from a series of making a board game: reflection on the process that didn’t go as far as we envisioned it, hard work in groups and fishing for plastic in the pond. Harvesting in the garden, lots of raspberry smoothies, apple pies and still tomatoes and cucumbers.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Vegan Cooking, Caribbean Style: Rachel Ama should get a gig writing recipes for, since her videos and recipes reflect the wisdom of Michael Greger’s scientific nutrition research. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void.

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Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

People had gathered from across North America and further afield to discuss issues of racial equity in hosting and harvesting practices. But from this reflection, perhaps I can offer my own cursory principles of disrupting evaluation to build more racial equity into the work I do.

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Short time, World Cafe to the rescue

Chris Corrigan

Instead I advised him to use a World Cafe for reflection process to produce the elements of a shared vision. Ask them to reflect and agree on three things they heard commonly across all conversations. To harvest, your ask anyone to read out one of their post it notes.

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How complexity principles can inform participatory process design

Chris Corrigan

Build in individual and collective ways to harvest and make sense of what you are seeing. Sonja Blignault has been blogging some terrific stuff on Paul Cilliers’ work on complexity.

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