Author Archives: Peaceworks

Launch of History for Peace in Islamabad

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Headstart School recently launched History for Peace — a project under the PeaceWorks (an initiative of The Seagull Foundation for the Arts,) umbrella—in Pakistan. Teachers, historians, students, and authors gathered at the event to discuss Read More …

Performers Without Borders—different ways of storytelling

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I remember wanting to join the circus as a young girl. It seemed like such a fantastical world. One where everything was possible. While I didn’t join the circus after all, I have had the Read More …

World Storytelling Day 2017

Photographer: Samit Biswas

A story cannot be defined. It can take on many forms and moods, it can transform from being an extension of the writer to an entity by itself. A storyteller is instrumental in forging that Read More …

Volunteering at Share Stories Open Minds

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When I heard the name ‘Hamari Muskaan’ for the first time I thought that the name itself suggested that my work would be to bring smiles on the faces of children I would be working Read More …

Golpo Mela—storytelling through films

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Storytelling is an art that can be adapted to whichever medium the storyteller chooses. Music, art, theatre, film. And so many more. This year, for Golpo Mela—The PeaceWorks Storytelling Festival, we chose to depart from the Read More …