In the spring 2014, when I still lived in Spain, I made two dresses for my friend-model-pinaist Johanna, for the performance EL BESO DE LA MUSA, to be performed at Teatro Villamarta in Jerez de la Frontera. See the making of the dresses and the performance here, on page 2! http://www.faceitnow.co.uk/?page_id=90
The Origin of Face It Now
FaceItNow was first established in 2003 by me, Sashana – emerging from an age-old riddle of mine: what is Peace and what should we do with the Conflicts?
Trying out the traditional idea that peace depends of conflict prevention and the understanding of other people and cultures, my research led me to the Self. How is it possible at all to unite Others if we are not united in ourselves? And with “conflict prevention” in the high seat, are we not throwing the child out with the bath water? FaceItNow assumes that violence must be prevented, not the conflicts.
Face It Now – “FIN”
FIN is based on my life experiences, a peace project and a doctoral study on peace and conflict related to tourism. Fin is a certain Attitude put into practice: bringing peace work down to everyday life lived by you and me. In this lived space, the conflicts are the Differences we are faced with in our daily tasks; some of them we like, some are boring and others are scary and painful, but they are all there to be lived. Living Differences without causing harm to Self and Other is education for our emotions; it helps us to grow and creates awareness of who we are. And meanwhile, we are making peace…