The Intangible Heritage book is a text that invites student to explore ideas and perspectives connected to the UNESCO intangible heritage criteria. The book is full of images that provoke the reader to question and wonder about what items, actions, language or rituals could or should be considered as intangible heritage. The text is questions prompting thinking and discussion about the choices connected to classifying intangible heritage.
Questions such as
- Can heritage be alive and in action?
- Can heritage be the way we represent ideas?
- Can heritage be a choice about the way we live?
- Can heritage be the way we say goodbye to people who have died?
To help the reader there is the visible thinking routine “Circle of Viewpoints”