Welcome to Storython II – 2014 About the event Storython is an event organized jointly by The Orchid School and The Kahani Project. The event is about meeting new people and recording stories about our heritage and culture. All in a span of 3-6 hours. Past Storythons View our past storythons here: How will this happen Here is a quick glance at what we will do Step 1: Select a Story from following categories: […]
Every so often one finds themselves in a suspended reality. One where the imagination of their mind holds hands with the beauty of the world and soars towards creating a whole new universe. Sometimes it is a daydream, sometimes it is a poem, a short-story, a film, a song or even a painting. But what if when your imagination begins to awaken and you have no place to let it play? To let it slide down the slope of emotions and inspiration? To […]
“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ― Neil Gaiman Our hearts know that a more beautiful world is possible but it’s the mind which finds it hard to believe that. And I believe stories can bridge the two. Sometimes the change we want to bring doesn’t fit into our existing story of the […]
A 7-year-old was very happy with his creation that day. He told my friend Monika, “Someone told us that the blind cannot do two things – Drive and Draw. Today we could draw.” This was the magic that all of us co-created that day. This is what this story is about. Our assumptions are our boundaries. Nothing is more empowering to me than one more assumption breaking. Drawing with the touching slate broke down many of them for all of us that day.