This section includes opinion articles for reflection upon the relationship between the Arts (music, art, art therapy, tapestries, sculpture, clowning and wall paintings) and Peace from the artists' own voice or from expertise on the subject. (The above mentioned opinions come from the authors and are not necessarily shared by the ECP).
Music and peace, Alba Sanfeliu
Fifty years of songs and large concerts for solidarity, Alba Sanfeliu
Aiguallum, voices of diversity, Alba Sanfeliu (in Catalan)
Community Music, Alba Sanfeliu
Music, the peace Messenger, Yehudi Menuhin and Miguel Ángel Estrella (in Spanish)
Music for peace, José Antonio Abreu (in Spanish)
Every bullet is a waist, César López.
Music and mediation, Kjell Skyllstad (in Spanish)
Creating a Culture of Peace, the performing arts in interethnic negotiations, Kjell Skyllstad
Music for conflict transformation. Contributing to sustainable futures, Olivier Urbain et al.
Musical education for human rights and peace Alicia Campastro and Silvia Carabetta.
“The Pacifist music” to the violent Pacific: music, multiculturalism and marginalization in the Pacific Black Colombian, Michael Birenbaum Quintero (in Spanish).
Rap from the jungle, a tool for peace building, Jeferson Orejuela (in Spanish)
Africa protests with rap, Jean-Christophe Servant (in Spanish)
Dangerous pity, David Rieff
Cuba, concerts and a 'somersault', Vicenç Fisas.(in Spanish)
A change is gonna come, by Sam Cooke. Laura Bordera. (in Spanish)
Music and war, Josep Maria Vilar. (in Catalan)
Can anybody tell me what art is for? Isabel Coixet (in Spanish)
The Condemned City in the Dessert of the Damned, Teresa Puig.
Artists are not any different from other people, Rosa Montero. (in Spanish)
When pain becomes art, Rainer Huhle (in Spanish)
Art, the foundation for peace culture, Miguel Rojas Mix (in Spanish)
Revisiting the inner being, creativity and emotion at school. Presence of the arts in education, Fanny Luckert Barela (in Spanish)
Images for reflexion, Nacho Diaz. (in Spanish)
A world painted with peace. A travelling, international and intercultural exhibition of children plastic arts. Gloria María Abarca Obregón y Said Bahajin (in Spanish)
Strategic arts-based peacebuilding, Michael Shank - Lisa Schirch
Using imagination and creativity, John Paul Lederach.
The role of artistic processes in peacebuilding in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Craig Zelizer
Using Creative Arts to Deglamorize War. Peacelinks in Sierra Leone, Vandy Kanyako.
Art & Activism. The integration of art and politics. Theresa Wolfwood.
Singing for our lives: the absolute necessity of peace art, Mary Liston Liepold.
Promoting peace through the arts, Carol Rank
Prosperity and peace through art, Ashfaq Ishaq
The role of art in psychosocial care and protection for displaced children, Bo Viktor Nylund, Jean Claude Legrand and Peter Holtsberg
Symbols of hope, Lazarus Kgalema
Memorials to remember, Alba Sanfeliu (in Spanish)
Music therapy in contexts of political violencea, Alba Sanfeliu (in Spanish)
Music therapy, war trauma, and peace: a Singaporean perspective. Wang Feng Ng.
Music therapy with traumatized refugees in a clinical setting, Jaap Orth
Talking about the quilt made by the Kuyanakuy Association of craft women in Peru, Roberta Bacic and Alba Sanfeliu.
Visiting the exhibition: The art of survival, international and irish quilts, Alba Sanfeliu (in Spanish)
Threads of destiny: Testimonies of violence, hope and survival, Alba Sanfeliu (in Spanish)
Arpilleras that cry out, denounce, sing and challenge, Roberta Bacic.
Arpilleras as a means of expression and denounciation. More valid than ever, Cecilia Salazar.
Quilts memories. From Chile to Banda Aceh, M. Luisa Cabrera (in Spanish)
Arpilleras, A Textile Alternative for participation and social resistance, Alba Pérez and María Viñolo (in Spanish)
Shooting art, Alba Sanfeliu (in Spanish)
Clowns, several other authors (In Spanish)
Love and humor: smile before death, María Colomer (In Spanish)
Clown and Peace: A return to the essence of life, Camilo Rodríguez (In Spanish)
War symbols or peace displays? Semiotic analysis of walls and graffiti as a means for peace building, Simona Stano (in Spanish)