Category Archives: Share Stories Open Minds

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 …

Storytime at Alipore Nabadisha

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We started the class with some fun exercises—which included imitating actions— which resulted in all sorts of hilarity. After much laughter and funny noises and faces, we started with storytelling. The games were an ideal Read More …

Storytelling-My Experiences

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As an intern with PeaceWorks—an initiative of The Seagull Foundation for the Arts, one of the projects I worked on was Share Stories Open Minds—the storytelling project for underprivileged children. I visited the centres and observed the sessions. 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 …