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The myth of the tree of life

THE MYTH OF THE TREE OF LIFE August 11, 2017 – By Uffe elbæk Uffe Elbæk, political leader of the Danish Alternative Party, has found inspiration in the great European mythology to create this myth about collaboration in a time of climate crisis: Zeus, The Greek god of the heavens, had a dilemma. Ishtar, the

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Søren Hermansen

Søren Hermansen is the director of the Samsø Energy Academy and has been a pionéer and driving force behind Samsø’s transformation and success as a renewable energy island.

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Theme: Centre and Periphery

Opposing concepts, “center” and “periphery” are ever-present at Samsø Energy Academy. The work we carry out both locally and internationally is based on the crisis that a loss of autonomy and resources presents for the rural regions of the world when political power is centralized and people move into cities.

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Theme: Resilience

What is resilience? What does it mean for our way of living in the world, and why do the inhabitants of Samsø seem to possess an especially high degree of resilience?

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Malene Lundén

Malene er uddannet dokumentarfotograf og kunstner.
Hun er samtidig leder af Samsø Energiakademis kommunikationsafdeling.

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Malene Lundén: Calligraphy in Japan

How is beauty, space and power sensed? That is one of the big questions that Malene Lundén work with professionally in the GATEWAY Japan / Denmark project. The project explores in size, power, form and direction what our consciousness can do as a community.

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Peter Engberg

Few artists have the ability to reconcile the film world’s technical science with spiritual power – Peter Engberg, however, is one of them: he has been on numerous journeys in his life and directed international award-winning documentary films.

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Holding on and letting go

In Zen archery, there is not only the goal outside yourself. There is also an inner goal that is just as important: Knowing when to let go, not only of the arrow, but also of your attempts to control, define and explain – and in doing that, you begin to discover a self deeper than your mind.

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