Main Program | Word of Mouth



 
27 Oct 2019 14:30 - 15:30
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
4 DAY PASS 1 DAY PASS

Oral storytelling traditions have never lost their grip on us. Whether it’s family history being passed on, breathing life into cultural wisdom, or for pure entertainment, there’s an intimacy and honor in being a listener, and masterful skill in sharing the story. Our panel reveals the effect oral storytelling has had on their creative lives.

Tradisi mendongeng secara lisan tidak pernah kehilangan pegangannya pada manusia. Baik itu sebagai sejarah keluarga yang diwariskan, untuk menghembuskan kehidupan ke dalam kearifan budaya, atau untuk hiburan semata, ada keintiman dan kehormatan tersendiri sebagai seorang pendengar, dan keterampilan yang mumpuni dalam berbagi cerita. Panelis kami mengungkap dampak mendongeng secara lisan pada kehidupan kreatif mereka.

Featuring

Jamil Jan Kochai

Jamil Jan Kochai was born in Peshawar, Pakistan, but originally hails from Logar, Afghanistan. He was a Truman Capote Fellow at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and his fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, A Public Space, …


Karoline Kan

Karoline Kan was born and raised in China. She worked as a reporter and writer at The New York Times and is now the Beijing Editor at chinadialogue. She won the 2016 International China Journalists …


Moe Clark

Métis performing artist Moe Clark draws from multilingual lyricism to create meaning rooted in personal legacy. She facilitates creative workshops, produces festivals and mentors Indigenous youth. With two albums of words …


Claire G. Coleman

Claire G. Coleman is a Wirlomin Noongar woman whose ancestral Country is in South Coast Western Australia. Her novel Terra Nullius won a Black&Write! Fellowship and a Norma K Hemming …



More like this

Workshop | Writing for Healing

Women and members of minority groups face myriad challenges. Contribute your voice to a discussion about how you can do good and produce your own good karma. This workshop is …


Main Program | Tasting Memories

“Food is the best way to explore a culture,” says our Founder and Director Janet DeNeefe. For these foodie scribes, writing about it is also the best way to explore …


Workshop | Improv for Ideation

When Einstein struggled to solve a complex equation, he’d often take violin breaks. After several hours of fiddling, he found he could return to his calculation and crack it with …