Compelling Telling is designed for socially-engaged artists, community artists, and individuals who are interested in using arts as a means to develop stronger community ties, including urban planners, social workers, educators and activists.
The workshop includes theoretical insights drawn from complexity science and dynamic systems, which are shared through fun and playful examples and hands-on, physical exercises. Other exercises focus on the generosity and potential of the public sphere and offer some small insights as to how different social relations can be tested and nurtured through playful artistic interventions.
An openness and curiosity toward others is essential.
Following the series of workshops, participants of Compelling Telling apply what they’ve learned through a small performance made in collaboration with shop-owners of the neighbourhood.
SeptemberSchauspielhaus Bochum; Bochum, Germany
OctoberCollettivo Amigdala (Periferico Festival); Modena, Italy
OctoberPrototype Paradise; Taipei, Taiwan
Bespiel Mal Bochum; Bochum, Germany
SeptemberTainan Arts Festival; Tainan, Taiwan
OctoberMelbourne Fringe Festival; Melbourne, Australia
FebruaryZona K; Milan, Italy
DecemberCreativity Works, Bath Spa University; Radstock, UK
West Kowloon Cultural District; Hong Kong, China