I’ve been working up a story based on cutting the apple to reveal the 5 pointed star inside. So far the figures I have in the story are the Inuit House–playing a temporary home for a couple of mice who scurry away when the children try to pick up what they thought was an old… Read more Grandma’s Puzzle
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
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
Excited to do my third session at the MAH, bringing along my basket of strings to tell stories, and rabble-rousing with the Radical Fiber crowd… Hope you can join us, 5 pm-9 pm at Abbott Square, to the side of the MAH and the Octagon, with Cooper Street blocked off!
I’ve been to two events with Jon Young now, one of them a videotaping for this wonderful project: Please support his Kickstarter! This is amazing, powerful, vital work. He’s bringing the knowledge of nature-connected cultures from around the world to all of us.
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
Just checking out the Twitter chat, and the #CLMOOC references–love the beach plastic project, and I just shared with Dan, my colleague in the F2F group, about the burlap bag project. More on that soon. Here’s an embed of the egrets:
[View the story “Connection” on Storify]