By Limor Shiponi Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. Last night, channel 2 aired ‘Lishka 06’. From IMDb: “This is the dramatic story of Bureau 06, the team of police investigators formed for the sole purpose of investigating and preparing the grave charges brought by the Jewish people against Adolf Eichmann, during the trial that took […]
By Limor Shiponi “So now you have a dozen possibilities for the theme in Rapunzel’s narrative. Which one will you choose to show, or in the case of storytelling – tell?” To help G here, I explained the idea behind ‘witness’. You can find my full definition here. The witness (listener) is part of what
By Limor Shiponi Remember G said, “I need to trust the listener, my skill, the story”. In this lesson, I wanted G to look at his relationships with face-to-face partners in the act of storytelling, those I prefer calling ‘the witness’ over ‘the listener’. As a mediating technique, I invited G to bring in an
By Limor Shiponi Someone just asked me how come I don’t stumble on my words/make mistakes. Here’s my reply: We stumble on our words/make mistakes only if we’re not in the storytelling. If I’m in full attention of what’s happening in the story, if I let the events effect me, if I’m aware of everything
By Limor Shiponi Before starting to deconstruct parts of the dynamic storytelling act and mapping story-work traits with the help of story practitioners, there is one more issue I believe we need to look at on the meta-level and that is the part of the witness – more often related to as listener and audience.