Category Archives: Performance

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 …

Theatre, writing, and musings

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Why do we write? Stories, poems or plays? Rohan Haldar, a student at Kailash Vidyamandir once told me that he writes so that children will start taking an interest in the world of literature. This Read More …

Golpo Mela —A belated Children’s Day celebration

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On 21st November 2012, children from the Nabadisha centres and six city schools came together and spent a day at Mohur Kunja—telling stories, playing games and painting, in short, having a gala time. And all Read More …

Khol Pitara: story telling session and song-story by volunteers of Peace Works in the Swayam Exhibition

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The KHOL PITARA stall was set up in the city centre forum, on the 10th of December, 2011 with the belief that narratives can bind us together opening up moments of communion in our silent Read More …

Peace Festival 2008—Film Workshop

Film Workshop The film workshop involved giving groups of school students (from classes IX through XII) handheld cameras and asking them to go out and make short films of 1-minute about gender issues, human rights Read More …