In search of a storytelling ‘grid’ | Part VII | What is story-work made of?

By Limor Shiponi Cynthia’s request about creating a storytelling ‘grid’ in relation to story-work appears in a comment she made to Part V. If summarized, I think this is what we get: The ‘grid’ has to include places story practitioners can point at and state “Here I am; here I am not”. When they state so they are relating to …

In search of a storytelling ‘grid’ | part V | Utterance

By Limor Shiponi Back to the core model of storytelling, starting to examine its components. Remember this entire search was initiated in order to find possible common ground between various practices whose members state they are connected to storytelling one way or another. As usual, you are welcome to make any comment. Utterance is a spoken expression, something said. It …

In search of a storytelling ‘grid’ | Part IV

By Limor Shiponi ‘Grid’ is now in inverted commas since it’s obvious the final form cannot be 2D and most probably not 3D either. It’s only a matter of convenience to keep presenting them that way (creating illustration 4 was already quite a challenge for me; please forgive any imprecision). By now I have on the ‘grid’ the core model …

In search of a storytelling grid | Part III

By Limor Shiponi Continuing the search for a storytelling grid it is getting obvious that eventually it will not be a grid i.e. 2D net. It can’t be a 3D form either since elements of time and change are involved (any suggestions for a form?). In the meanwhile I’m looking at the inner threefold of storytelling – the elements that …

What could be possible grids?

By Limor Shiponi Following the monthly teleconference on WWSW with Cynthia Kurtz – Cynthia suggested four questions to the WWSW community, connected to the spectrum of our work. As we were talking it became evident that there are many viewpoints regarding story-work (to say the least although the conversation in this case didn’t reach a dead-end which was nice). The …