The Integral Storycreator

Using Integral Methodological Pluralism to Create Fictional, Narrative Prose

Published: May 25, 2012
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By Michael Ornst

This article explores using Integral Methodological Pluralism (IMP) to construct a fictional, narrative story as part of a greater consideration into using the distinctions of Integral Theory in creating any kind of story or character-driven work of art.

Beauty and the Expansion of Women's Identity

Published: May 25, 2012
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By Vanessa D. Fisher

The history of women’s beauty is written in bodily gestures that express both the constraints of their culture as well as the unfolding desire of their interiority. Embracing the power of beauty has always been problematic for feminism and for good reason.

Toward an Integral Theory of Acting

An Introduction to Dramatic Intelligence

Published: May 25, 2012
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By Timothy J. Melody

In this article, the author proposes an acute sense of affective prosody—the psychophysically embodied “poetry” or “music” of affective expression. This capacity is presented as the quintessential talent exemplified in the master performance of the actor and, correlatively, the definitive heart of the dramatic (and comedic) art.

Advancing Integral Art

Published: May 25, 2012
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By Matt Rentschler

This article looks at the field of art and aesthetics using the AQAL framework and, specifically, Integral Methodological Pluralism.

Integral Music Performance and Pedagogy

A Post-Secondary Performance and Education Model

Published: September 1, 2009
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By Luis E. Loubriel

Integral music performance and pedagogy equalizes the four quadrants of the AQAL model through developmental stages. Accidental or deliberate segmentations result in the split of expressive-artistic and technical-scientific skills, leading to uninspired and faulty performances.

A Grand Synergy

Applying the Integral Operating System to Evolutionary Guidance Media

Published: May 25, 2012
By Dana Klisanin

Evolutionary Guidance Media is a systematic framework designed for individuals and organizations interested in creating media capable of facilitating international cooperation in confronting global challenges.