Category Archives: Storytelling قصص

The Problem with Today’s Heroes

Stories are natural healers, giving a shape and rhythm to our humanity. Thanks to storytelling we develop intuitions about how things will turn out – Russian playwright Anton Chekhov famously said : Remove everything that has no relevance to the

The Problem with Today’s Heroes

Stories are natural healers, giving a shape and rhythm to our humanity. Thanks to storytelling we develop intuitions about how things will turn out – Russian playwright Anton Chekhov famously said : Remove everything that has no relevance to the

Reading Invisible Cities at the King Ghazi Hotel

In a series of conversations, the Venetian traveller Marco Polo describes the cities of a sprawling empire to its Emperor, Kublai Khan. The Empire has grown too vast for Kublai Khan to understand the life of its cities, and ambassadors

Reading Invisible Cities at the King Ghazi Hotel

In a series of conversations, the Venetian traveller Marco Polo describes the cities of a sprawling empire to its Emperor, Kublai Khan. The Empire has grown too vast for Kublai Khan to understand the life of its cities, and ambassadors

أن تقرأ المدن اللامرئية في فندق الملك غازي

ضمن سلسلة من الحوارات، يصف رحّالة من البندقية اسمه ماركو بولو للامبراطور قوبلاي خان مدن امبراطوريته المترامية الأطراف، والتي أصبحت واسعة لدرجة أن قوبلاي خان لم يعد يعرف الكثير عن الحياة فيها، هذا بينما يعج البلاط الامبراطوري بسفراء يأتون للتحذير

أن تقرأ المدن اللامرئية في فندق الملك غازي

ضمن سلسلة من الحوارات، يصف رحّالة من البندقية اسمه ماركو بولو للامبراطور قوبلاي خان مدن امبراطوريته المترامية الأطراف، والتي أصبحت واسعة لدرجة أن قوبلاي خان لم يعد يعرف الكثير عن الحياة فيها، هذا بينما يعج البلاط الامبراطوري بسفراء يأتون للتحذير

Ways of Listening #1

“We begin to hear before we are born, four and a half months after conception. From then on, we develop in a continuous and luxurious bath of sounds: the song of our mother’s voice, the swash of her breathing, the

Ways of Listening #1

“We begin to hear before we are born, four and a half months after conception. From then on, we develop in a continuous and luxurious bath of sounds: the song of our mother’s voice, the swash of her breathing, the

Imagined worlds in text and image: Workshop with Nick Jeeves

“Imagine the ocean — and there you are! You have not moved as these things move, But you have travelled nonetheless. Can you sense what power you possess?” — Attrib. Hermes Trismegistus “We all know that Art is not truth.

Imagined worlds in text and image: Workshop with Nick Jeeves

“Imagine the ocean — and there you are! You have not moved as these things move, But you have travelled nonetheless. Can you sense what power you possess?” — Attrib. Hermes Trismegistus “We all know that Art is not truth.