SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Art, Memory, and Social Transformation (Summer)

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Discover how artistic work has allowed people of multiple generations in Argentina to work through Argentina's troubled past and to advocate for social change.Explore Buenos Aires to examine the role of art in remembering, moving forward, and work... read more

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I learned about experiences of trauma and pain that I would never have the opportunity to hear about in the same way outside of Buenos Aires. It was absolutely worthwhile. - The College of William and Mary View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Art, Memory, and Social Transformation (Summer)
I definitely think about art differently after this program. It was really empowering to see it used as a tool in so many ways. In this program, art was used as a means of exploring and analyzing a new city, as a means to process trauma, to track an intergenerational timeline of consciousness, and to empower people with creative... - Brown University View Entire Review

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Discover how artistic work has allowed people of multiple generations in Argentina to work through Argentina's troubled past and to advocate for social change.

Explore Buenos Aires to examine the role of art in remembering, moving forward, and working toward social transformation. Consider ways NGOs have employed art to create a nonviolent culture in some of Buenos Aires’ more challenged spaces and partner with an NGO in a service project. You will gain an awareness of the ways art can offer porteños, residents of Buenos Aires, diverse means of voicing discontent and working for a more just future. Understand the potential relationship between art and nonviolence and the use of art as an expression of both resilience and resistance.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • Latin American Studies
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish Language, Literature
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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