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Residency at Watsonville Charter School of the Arts

This week I’ll be finishing up a semester-long residency at the Watsonville Charter School of the Arts, teaching string games and storytelling to the entire elementary school, ten classes: two classes each at every grade from Kindergarten to Fifth grade. I was able to do only a few brief lessons with the middle school classes.… Read more Residency at Watsonville Charter School of the Arts

National Storytelling Summit Workshop, presented July 27 in Fremont, CA

I was honored to present a workshop “String Stories for Brain Health and World Peace” at 8:30 am on Saturday, July 27, in Fremont, CA, USA, as part of the National Storytelling Summit. The workshop was very well received – one of the most interactive of the Summit, several folks said. Hope to post some… Read more National Storytelling Summit Workshop, presented July 27 in Fremont, CA

Life saving string story: Aymara weavers plug holes in hearts

From AJ+, videos from Al Jazeera I love this story, such the perfect illustration of what I call tradigital stories, where there is an intervention of binary-code empowered contemporary technology, fused with and inextricable linked with a traditional technological art. It’s like the story of the pilots crash-landing or parachuting into New Guinea, during World… Read more Life saving string story: Aymara weavers plug holes in hearts