Leveraging onMetaphors & Visuals<br />Speech delivered @MAPS National Convention 2011<br />
What’s in a NAME?<br />
Muhammad = praise / The BlesserOng / Heng / Wong= KingAnura = eternal love / devotion / hill of knowledge<br />
Metaphors<br />
Metaphors…<br />Eases…<br />Smoothens…<br />The Unfamiliar = Familiar<br />Complex vs Simple <br />Personifies…<br />Being...
The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind.Ralph ...
Metaphors…<br />Pervasive in our culture<br />Nature / natural phenomena<br />Plants<br />Animals<br />God(s) & Religions<...
The fortune in cultures…<br />He’s a dried stalk<br />My love is like a rose<br />A lion’s heart… <br />Hatred is like can...
Why Metaphors<br />Common grounds<br />Playful<br />Heightens understanding<br />Enriches <br />
Visual Arts<br />
Visual Arts<br />Graphics / Icons / Symbols / Pictures<br />A picture is worth a 1000 words<br />
Why Visual Arts<br />Open to interpretation<br />Cut across <br />Cultures<br />Languages<br />Education levels<br />Fast<...
The Power of CombiningMetaphors & Visual Arts<br />
Graphics Facilitation<br />27 & 28 June 2011<br />
Graphics Facilitation<br />Updates of Next workshops @ Facebook Page ~ Alpha Learning Lodge / Merapi Indah ~<br />
Join our Pages on<br />Alpha Learning Lodge<br />Merapi Indah<br />Alpha IELTS<br />Alpha Circle of Teachers<br />Alpha Yo...
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Leveraging on Metaphors and Visuals

  1. 1. Leveraging onMetaphors & Visuals<br />Speech delivered @MAPS National Convention 2011<br />
  2. 2. What’s in a NAME?<br />
  3. 3. Muhammad = praise / The BlesserOng / Heng / Wong= KingAnura = eternal love / devotion / hill of knowledge<br />
  4. 4. Metaphors<br />
  5. 5. Metaphors…<br />Eases…<br />Smoothens…<br />The Unfamiliar = Familiar<br />Complex vs Simple <br />Personifies…<br />Being used all the time… in languages, thoughts, and actions<br />
  6. 6. The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind.Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, 1836<br />
  7. 7. Metaphors…<br />Pervasive in our culture<br />Nature / natural phenomena<br />Plants<br />Animals<br />God(s) & Religions<br />Numbers<br />Diseases<br />Food<br />
  8. 8. The fortune in cultures…<br />He’s a dried stalk<br />My love is like a rose<br />A lion’s heart… <br />Hatred is like cancer<br />Time is money.<br />Apple of my eye<br />Ideas are wings<br />Bagaiaurdengantebing<br />Sedangkanlidahlagitergigit<br />Tepuktapaktangan…<br />Patahsayapbertongkatparuh<br />Sarangtebuanjangandijolok<br />Masakantempuanbersarangrendah<br />
  9. 9. Why Metaphors<br />Common grounds<br />Playful<br />Heightens understanding<br />Enriches <br />
  10. 10. Visual Arts<br />
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  12. 12. Visual Arts<br />Graphics / Icons / Symbols / Pictures<br />A picture is worth a 1000 words<br />
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  16. 16. Why Visual Arts<br />Open to interpretation<br />Cut across <br />Cultures<br />Languages<br />Education levels<br />Fast<br />Story<br />Personal, reflection<br />Lowers barriers<br />
  17. 17. The Power of CombiningMetaphors & Visual Arts<br />
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  22. 22. Graphics Facilitation<br />27 & 28 June 2011<br />
  23. 23. Graphics Facilitation<br />Updates of Next workshops @ Facebook Page ~ Alpha Learning Lodge / Merapi Indah ~<br />
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  25. 25. Join our Pages on<br />Alpha Learning Lodge<br />Merapi Indah<br />Alpha IELTS<br />Alpha Circle of Teachers<br />Alpha Young Leaders<br />Good Luck!<br />

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