Storytelling grid

In search of a storytelling ‘grid’ | part VIII | Storytelling skills

By Limor Shiponi Thinking about storytelling skills can become a complicated task considering its reciprocal nature and the presence of three partners: The witnesses can be many different people for every telling, each one of them a universe within a universe Stories are many too and they go through changes and influences The storyteller himself

In search of a storytelling ‘grid’ | part VIII | Storytelling skills Read More »

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

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

In search of a storytelling ‘grid’ | part VI | Witness (listener)

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.

In search of a storytelling ‘grid’ | part VI | Witness (listener) Read More »

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

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