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)

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.


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 …

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