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Meet up with Columbia’s Digital Storytelling Lab

Meet up with Columbia’s Digital Storytelling Lab

Facilitated by Lance Weiler, the director of Columbia University School of the Arts’ Digital Storytelling Lab (aka Columbia DSL), storytelling practitioners from a dozen countries met this afternoon for an informal dialogue about Parallel Narratives. Columbia DSL is a...

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How does Applied Theater apply to Parallel Narratives?

How does Applied Theater apply to Parallel Narratives?

Much of the creative process involved with Parallel Narratives is influenced by Applied Theater. Applied Theater encourages inquiry about a stopping block or issue. It employs a practice of questioning, discussing, and addressing an issue, "...as opposed to focusing...

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Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020

Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020

2/11/20 As part of the annual Chennai Storytelling Festival, international storytellers convene via video conference to discuss "Storytelling in the World Today" Organized by Eric Miller from the World Storytelling Institute, storytellers from 4 continents convened...

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Walter Benjamin on “Having Counsel”

Walter Benjamin on “Having Counsel”

"In every case the storyteller is a man who has counsel for his readers. But if today “having counsel” is beginning to have an old-fashioned ring, this is because the communicability of experience is decreasing. In consequence we have no counsel either for ourselves...

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What does your story taste like?

What does your story taste like?

"My story isn't sweet and harmonious, like invented stories. It tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer want lie to themselves." Herman Hesse

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