Making Room: Sad and Glad

I really appreciated this story invitation shared by Tova Averbuch on the Open Space Technology listserv: As a way of making room for this process of… (the question of the OST) let us start with a story telling circle. We are calling for stories that you feel moved to tell, stories that want to be […]

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Crystal Pite: Creating with Conflict

At the last CreativeMornings/Vancouver the talented dancer and choreographer Crystal Pite took the stage. She focused her talk on conflict, and how conflict in her work has been vital. Not conflict in the studio, but contrasting ideas set against each other inside the subject of a work. Like certainty and doubt, or conflicting physical tasks […]

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Olympic Logo as Talking Piece?

I’m always on the lookout for interesting and meaningful pieces to use as a talking piece. The PeerSpirit Circle Guidelines describes the use of a talking piece: Talking piece council is often used as part of check-in, check-out, and whenever there is  a desire to slow down the conversation, collect all voices and contributions, and be able to […]

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