Here’s a challenge for you: keep track of how many times you hear someone encouraging a child to embrace Art as a future career. When it comes to Arts, in fact, there’s always a lot of social pressure on people willing to pursue it as a career. Italians, for instance, have a saying that goes like: “impara l’arte e mettila da parte” (lit. “learn art and put it aside”), and this isn’t very motivating… Our guest today is Mario D’Avino, doctor, psychotherapist, and theatre director. He’s the living proof that we can embrace more than one passion at a time and make a career out of it. With him, we discussed Art in school, the benefits of artistic self-expression, and how COVID-19 affected artists.
It is with great pleasure that we announce that the edition n. 32 of our magazine, Balkan Beats, is finally out! Self Expression The act of writing is, perhaps, the most fundamental form of self expression. The verbal form closely follows our natural stream of consciousness and, with some curating, editing, and accompanying imagery, we […]