“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no-one thinks of changing himself.”
The project aims to build a collection of short films (3-5 mins long) that capture images, words and ideas about diversity and human rights and present them in an inspiring and creative multi-media mix of still images, moving images and sound.
Unique Sense was piloted successfully with its sister project DIVINQ during 2009 and 2010 with a group of students from Mt Roskill Grammar School. We are now looking to expand into other schools and youth organisations. Together, the projects create a powerful means to manifest diversity as the natural synergy of similarity and difference, uniqueness and commonality. They help young people understand that diversity exists in all people, in all places, at all times.
For schools, the project specifically addresses six of the eight core NZ Curriculum values, namely: