Explore how to write and tell a story from your life. Our lives are puzzles made up of thousands of moments. Using a personal photo that is important to you, be transported back to one special moment in your life. Your story matters, it is your identity. Take a trip down memory lane and experiment with different storytelling techniques to express your life through the creative arts. Relive your story through old photographs.
- Production: Co-Presented By The Arts House
- Event venue: Chamber
- Buy Link: https://storytellingthroughmemories.peatix.com/
- Event price: $20
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- Event Date(s): 2019-06-22 14:00:00
- Event start date: 2019-06-22 06:00
- Event end date: 2019-06-22 06:00
- Custom Event Date(s): 22 Jun 2019, Sat
- Custom Event Time(s): 2pm - 4pm
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About Ana Maria Lines
Ana Maria Lines is a storyteller, researcher and workshop leader with an international reputation, vast repertoire and captivating style. She was born in São Paulo, Brazil and grew up in a multicultural environment surrounded by stories, myths and traditions. She has developed her unique storytelling style by observing tribes and their relationship with traditional stories, dance and music. Through this enriching background and a vast repertoire of South American tales, she is comfortable sharing Brazilian mythology as well as adaptations of real-life stories.
She studied Social Communication, Journalism and Marketing and as a journalist, she worked for radio stations, newspapers and magazines while in Brazil. To foster the exchange of personal and traditional stories in the various communities she visited, she developed projects on storytelling and reading. As a trainer in the corporate sector, she used storytelling techniques to encourage motivation, creativity, memory and building relationships between groups.
Ana moved to England in 2017 and is the organiser of the Stafford Knot Storytelling Club. She performs regularly in storytelling clubs, schools and arts festivals. Renowned for her performance Barbecued Husbands and her one-woman show Reflecting Fridas, she has captivated audiences with the myths of Brazilian indigenous tribes and the life story of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. She conducts storytelling workshops and applies storytelling in community projects and health organisations. Representing Brazil and England, she has performed in international festival in Mexico, Cuba, Spain, Italy, Scotland and England.
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