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This chapter reflects on the potentialities of interdisciplinary and multiprofessional arts-based methods (ABM) and dialogues by addressing empathy in a non-governmental, not-for-profit organisational context to foster the agency of youth with asylum-seeking backgrounds and to deconstruct the social divisions. It discusses empathy in terms of actions and dialogues with youth to strengthen their capabilities and creativity and to gain more control over their own lives. Interconnectedness on a social level took multiple forms, intersecting with societal, cultural, economic, ethnic and gendered structures. Social interconnectivity as an aspect of empathy builds on mutual respect and support in a creative space and unique time and place. The reflections on empathy through action provide in-depth insights for utilising ABM in developing professional tools that strengthen social and environmental interconnectedness and promote the holistic well-being of youth.
|Title of host publication||Empathy and Business Transformation|
|Editors||Melanie Sarantou, Satu Miettinen|
|Number of pages||16|
|ISBN (Print)||978-1-032-13076-7 , 978-1-032-13078-1|
|Publication status||Published - 2022|
|MoEC publication type||A3 Part of a book or another research book|
Field of science
- Visual arts and design
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SEEYouth: Social Innovation through Participatory Art and Design with Youth at the Margins: Solutions for Engaging and Empowering Youth with Trans-Atlantic Mirroring/Academy of Finland
01.01.2020 → 31.12.2021
Project: Co-funded project