Category Archives: Share Stories Open Minds

Superheroes and Stories

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Taking off from our discussion at the South End Park centre, where the children drew and talked about what they liked as a part of an exercise about what they would like to hear stories Read More …

Photographs becoming stories

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Apoorva and I volunteer at the Bhowanipore police station Nabadisha centre. We have been conducting sessions around the topics of gender identity, stereotypes, understanding of emotions, story building by showing pictures and story telling with Read More …

Story time at South End Park

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Sanjukta, the volunteer at Anandan, South End Park started off the session on 8 August with a fun game on creating animal sounds. Her ‘kids’ as she fondly calls them, made sounds of their favourite Read More …

Janam and Share Stories Open Minds

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Jana Natya Manch (Janam) spent an eventful few days in Calcutta. After two performances in schools, the group spent some time on 26 August with volunteers from the Share Stories Open Minds project and educators Read More …

Stereotypes—conversations at the Bhowanipore centre

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In the previous session at the centre, we had done an activity based on the broad idea of stereotyping and gender roles. This was followed by a story on why we associate certain characteristics or Read More …