The Final Projects Screening was the last class of our workshop, after several weeks of working real hard; we watched the video pieces created by the participants. As people arrived and we were getting ready, we had a conversation about … Continue reading Collective Storytelling. Screening and graduation.
As the workshop is coming to an end, this is the moment to see how all the collaborative efforts take a final shape. It is really nice to see people use photos and files that include more than their own … Continue reading Collective Storytelling. Week 8
This week George Emilio Sanchez came back to our workshop with more exercises from the Theater of the Oppressed. We worked collectively around images of power. How can we engage in redefining power? First of all, What’s power? How do … Continue reading Collective Storytelling. Week 7.
This week we spent time doing group work. Thinking collectively in how to tell a story? What are the elements that make a story? What is the form of our stories? Each group resumed conversations from the Island field trip … Continue reading Collective Storytelling. Week 6.
For this class we had a field trip to Roosevelt Island. It is an island with a particular story of being a place where people were secluded in different institutions and with different purposes through out the story of the … Continue reading Collective Storytelling. Field Trip to Roosevelt Island. Week 5.
The motion of the concentric waves spread out on the surface of the water, to the water lilies and reeds, as if they are suddenly awakened from their sleep and brought to life. As the stone slowly falls, it brushes … Continue reading Collective Storytelling Workshop. Week 4
George Emilio Sanchez, came to our class and gave us some exercises on Augusto Boal theater techiques. Boal’s work is useful in order to create and develop a sense of empathy, presence and it is so immediate, that the participants … Continue reading Collective Storytelling Workshop. Week 3
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life. Federico Fellini. This week we went through the technology and resources that we will be using in this workshop. It was an introduction to different free … Continue reading Collective Storytelling Week 2
In the first class we talked about the importance of working in a collective manner, to be able to think beyond our contributions and interact with the other participant’s ideas, in order to reach a common goal. The best example … Continue reading Collective Storytelling. Week 1