Future-Focused Friday: Things That Sparked Our Creativity This Week

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IES Abroad
May 15, 2020

Hey you.

Whether you call it creatività, creativiteit, or sō zō sei, we hope that your creative juices have begun to flow again. If not, grab a snack, get back to the couch, and prepare to be wowed by these innovative student films featuring stop-motion in Milanfinger-painting and poetry in London, and an artist on a search for inspiration (and her lost cat) in Tokyo.

Thankfully you don't have to enter study abroad as a self-proclaimed Van Gogh, but you might just leave as one! We've seen study abroad inspire our students to become more inventive time and time again, from crafting multi-media masterpieces and bite-size spoken word, to participating in ancient art conservation.

Here's a sampling of some of our favorites (click the picture to explore!):

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“Moving halfway across the country was a terrifying decision for me. If I hadn't gone abroad and already experienced what it was like to leave home for four months, I don't think I would have taken such a bold leap and pursued storytelling professionally.”
Thamine N. (IES Abroad Rabat | 2016 Film Festival Semi-Finalist - I Choose Openness)

As we always say, "it's not over until the Vienna students sing", and with that, we hope this week's newsletter gave you a surge of inspiration and has you bursting at the seams to...

Create Your Adventure

P.S. This week, get a sneak peek at our coolest online class offerings this summer—and help us choose our crowd faves. We're obsessed with them all, so let us know what you think on Instagram.

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