Workshops and Masterclasses

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Art Dialogues around the Play TableArt Dialogues around the Dialogue Table — Intercultural Communication, Adinkra MasterclassArt Dialogues around the game Quest for WisdomGolden Ratio Educational 


Art Dialogues around the Play Table

From Drive to Resilience

A workshop under QFWF-guidance

Around a game board with a symbolic landscape, full of symbolism about the art of living, with the aim of promoting meaningful encounters, enriching conversations and the exploration of the intercultural art of living.

  • Around the Play Table Know yourself the mythical-philosophical board game with the six game rounds with intercultural symbols and perspectives.
  • In a workshop, participants become acquainted with this form of play as a means of personal and professional growth. Suitable as a playful introduction to the philosophical art of living in an intercultural perspective.
  • In a master class one learns to use this form of play professionally.
  • From half a day to 9 half days, suitable for individuals, groups and teams.

The themes of the mythical-philosophical games:

These are suitable for use in a professional setting, as well as in a living room atmosphere for the development of personal growth:

  • Elemental Wisdom — Gnosis game: a quest for wisdom! (The game is available in English as well Gnosis game: a quest for wisdom!)
  • Masks and Wisdom in nasty encounters — Mask game: the strange other!
  • Follow an inspiring role model on your ‘Hero’s Paths’ — Hero game: play yourself! Also available as outdoor activity and as workshop for children.
  • Wisdom in passion on elementary way’s of research — Compassion game: the good life!
  • A journey in a mythical-philosophical landscape of the art of living — Dream game: Follow your wish!
  • Envisioning and writing your view of life in the mirror of philosophical perspectives — Vision game: attune to your inner compass!

More information, Requests and to Purchase: info@questforwisdom.org


Art Dialogues around the Dialogue Table

From Imagination to Vision

A workshop under QFWF-guidance

Around a colourful Dialogue tablecloth full of transcultural symbolism ― from myths and philosophical perspectives. These aim to uncover the important questions behind opinions: What is the issue? What is the question!

By reflecting on the images and symbolism on the Dialogue Tablecloth, a delay of reaction is created and the conversation tilts from simply ventilating opinions, to questioning and hearing the polyphony and layering in different meanings.

To the core of an issue from intercultural perspectives

Around the playful dialogue table What is Your Quest? — a discovering journey in four dialogue rounds, with intercultural symbolism and perspectives.

  • In a workshop one becomes acquainted with this form of dialogue for the purpose of investigating personal, professional and social issues, by stimulating the imagination of the participants in the dialogue and by focussing on the questions behind the issues.
  • In a master class you learn to use this form of dialogue table yourself as a professional.
  • From half a day to 4 half days, suitable for individuals, groups: friends and family and (sports and working) teams.

Depending on the request it is possible to organise sessions from one to several half-days in order to stimulate the dialogues with creative exercises. In a small group, you either explore a common issue or each participant explores their own question.

Also, it is possible to focus on a philosophical theme:

  1. The complete Dialogue in four rounds can be conducted on the basis of Western and/or Intercultural perspectives from East, West, North, South.
  2. A shorter (thematic) Dialogue form, playfully tackling life themes, such as: elementary wisdom, the search in the labyrinth of life, meaningful encounters on the journey of life, how do you interpret signs as a language of the soul, listening to your moral compass:

More information, Requests and to Purchase: info@questforwisdom.org


Intercultural Communication, Adinkra Masterclass

A contemplative game that is both challenging and fun

A workshop under QFWF-guidance

  • With Adinkra — an intercultural communication game in 2 rounds.
  • A workshop offers an exercise in an indirect form of communication and an introduction to traditional African wisdoms — in particular the symbols and proverbs of the Akan in Ghana.
  • In a masterclass one learns to use this form of play professionally
  • Lasts from 1 to 2 half-days, suitable for groups and teams.
  • Purchase and Request: info@questforwisdom.org

Together with your team, family or other network, you first follow an introduction given by Dr. Louise Müller — an expert in the field of African and intercultural philosophy — about the background of Adinkra, the Asante culture and various philosophies of Ghana.

Also, it is possible to play Adinkra online with each other.
You can see how this intercultural communication game can also work as a digitally powerful game, by connecting within your own network!
A few impressions from participants:

“Great to experience this and see what is possible digitally.”
“Nice and creative initiative. Beautiful things also arise to keep in touch with each other.”
“It’s great that we are not being fooled by the corona virus and still meet each other in this way.”
“Very inspiring and surprisingly fun!!!”

Louise Müller on the game Adinkra:

“Adinkra, with image-rich proverbs and powerful symbols from Ghanaian culture, allows people to experience the wisdom of the Akan philosophy in a playful way”.

Workshops, guest lessons and master classes, also on location.

For teambuilding, company outings, masterclasses in cultural diversity, intercultural communication and high-context culture exercises using adinkra.

Dr. Louise F. Müller also gives workshops, guest lessons and masterclasses on location and tailored to the purpose of the meeting and the target group.

Including: an association, a club of friends, a family reunion, a cultural team outing, team training intercultural differences; guest lectures for students, teachers and other professionals, administrators and managers, who take inclusion to heart and want to further develop their skills in cultural diversity.

Workshops and masterclasses both live and online!
Requests and to Purchase: info@questforwisdom.org


Art Dialogues around the game Quest for Wisdom

Find the best course in life through the Art of Living

A workshop under QFWF-guidance

The Digital game Quest for Wisdom ― spin the wheel of the intercultural art of living!
Is suitable for individuals, groups and teams for the purpose of setting your course in life and career.

This takes place in seven Game Rounds with questions based on intercultural symbols and stories from wisdom traditions from the East, West, North and South.

The Digital game Quest for Wisdom can be used:

  • As a Quest team day or as a pre-conference activity; also in a hybrid form of training in combination with a master class
  • In a workshop in order to become acquainted with dialogue and play as a means of developing the intercultural art of living. Using intercultural symbols and stories from wisdom traditions from the East, West, North and South.
  • In a master class one learns to use this form of play professionally.

Requiring at least ½ half a day;
Also it is possible to organise a meeting of up to 3 days if desired, suitable for individuals, groups and teams.

More information, Requests and to Purchase: info@questforwisdom.org


Golden Ratio Educational — Courses and Teaching Modules

Intercultural education, workshops on how to innovate the curriculum

With Ecological Wisdom, Global Citizenship and 21st Century Skills taken from Ancient Traditions:

  • For Basic education in primary and secondary education
  • For MBO and HBO
  • Further reading information.

Update 2022-08