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Storytelling genres | applied storytelling

By Limor Shiponi Storytelling applications are answers to communal human needs. The community recognizes the answer storytelling carries. It seeks the people who can answer the demand. In modern times those witnessing the telling do not necessarily have to know each other. You can come and leave the event as total strangers. Still, as the telling goes on …

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Comparing bananas to tomatoes | story-work apps and storytelling

By Limor Shiponi RSS has brought my way the two last posts by Katharine from ‘A storied career’ – always worth tracking. I’m referring to ‘Applied storytelling vs. performance/traditional storytelling‘ and to ‘Towards a taxonomy of applied-storytelling schools of thought‘. After reading both posts I’ll have to agree with Sean Buvala and add my two …

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Thoughts about the current state of storytelling | Dec. 2010

By Limor Shiponi Through the past decade I’ve seen major shifts happening concerning storytelling perception in parallel with the never stopping deep heartbeat of the art & craft. The sad ‘Eureka!’ moment arrived this week while visiting the Tel-Aviv museum with my art instructor and fellow students. I’ve been a musician for almost my entire …

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