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Sonja Vivienne's Blog – August 2015 Archive (4)

Where we're at so far...

So here's an update on the 'Sharing Stories Beyond Gender' workshops...

We've had 3 sessions so far with 6 and 15 participants, ranging from around 14 to 50, identifying in many different ways...

We've experimented with pencil, paper, collages, face-paint, song, video, photo and poetry.

We've explored blog spaces here, on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook and Vimeo.

We're not quite sure who we're 'speaking' to, about what or why yet... but muddling through the…

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Added by Sonja Vivienne on August 25, 2015 at 12:16 — No Comments

More incomplete experiments...

So following Sam's recommendation of some free Adobe apps last session, I found 'Slate'... Here is some info: Slate

I thought it might be good for doing a kind of brief life story or a series of loosely connected reflections... it's quite elegeant! I'm going to come back to it later but here's my brief experiment - Slate test

Even less attractive is this…

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Added by Sonja Vivienne on August 13, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

'Being Present' and on to 'Being Preserved'

A link to our Tumblr blog and my reflections on epigrams and epiphanies:

http://sharingstoriesbeyondgender.tumblr.com/post/125898125168/my-son-is-collecting-fortunate-cookies-epigrams

Added by Sonja Vivienne on August 5, 2015 at 14:00 — No Comments

#phototaichi #beyondgender

I took this last weekend on a beach walk with the kids. I like it because it represents a feeling and a process of disassembly and reconstruction. When I adjust my eyes and ears and body to the rhythm of waves and wind and birds... all the parts of me that I normally hold so tightly together become fragmented. Insignificant. The parts become part of something bigger. Less…

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Added by Sonja Vivienne on August 5, 2015 at 11:07 — No Comments

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