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The Man Who Planted Trees

October 9, 2011

The Man Who Planted Trees (French title „L’homme qui plantait des arbres“),  is an allegorical tale by French author Jean Giono, published in 1953. It tells the story of one shepherd’s long and successful singlehanded effort to re-forest a desolate valley in the foothills of the Alps near Provence throughout the first half of the 20th century. The tale is […]

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In memory of “Freddie” – and of an EGS-excursion

September 27, 2011

“Alfred Burgener was an eccentric loner; he was a local but he was different. Well known for his hair (no one wore it long in those days), he used to go into the mountains with the sheep. Tourists would want to take his picture because of his unique look. In the beginning, he allowed people […]

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September 9, 2011
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Beyond this place

September 8, 2011

“Stoned for 40 Years” is how Cloud Rock La Belle describes his life. Taking drugs and intense cycling are the only things to which Cloud has remained faithful throughout his life. Now his son, american director Kaleo La Belle who lives in Switzerland, challenges his eccentric father to a bike trip. Cycling through the Pacific […]

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Breath made visible

September 2, 2011

A Film about Anna Halprin by Ruedi Gerber BREATH MADE VISIBLE is the first feature documentary about the life and career of Anna Halprin. The film takes its audience from Halprin’s initial explorations of dance in her childhood to the experimental performances conducted on a dance deck under Californian redwood trees, through her spectacular tours […]

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August 27, 2011
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The third & the seventh

August 25, 2011

A visual fusion between the third and the seventh arts by Alex Roman Fullscreen it!  

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August 22, 2011
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Introductory course in Expressive Arts, Oct 19, 2011, EGS-Campus Saas-Fee, Switzerland

August 18, 2011

This event is an opportunity to get acquainted with EXPRESSIVE ARTS for the following fields: -therapy -coaching and consulting -supervision and education -conflict transformation and peacebuilding with Prof. Dr. h.c. Paolo J. Knill, Ph.D. & Prof. Dr. phil. Margo Fuchs Find more information: Introductory course

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Award of Honorary Professor EGS to Dr. Heinz Killias and Dr. Fritz Schaeren

August 16, 2011

Congratulations, Dr. Heinz Killias and Dr. Fritz Schaeren on receiving the award of Honorary Professor EGS on July 30, 2011, for participating in outstanding ways in the development of higher education at EGS! Honorary Professor EGS Dr. Heinz Killias Adress by Dr. Heinz Killias after having been conferred upon the title of Honorary Professor of […]

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