Kim Billington loves folktales from all cultures!
She began telling stories as a teacher and then it became part
of her counseling work with adults and children. This has included
presenting workshops at conferences and also training counselors since
Kim’s Master of Narrative Therapy research thesis at The
University of Melbourne was about how folktales might open doors to new
possibilities in making sense of our lives and moving forwards. Kim
finds folktales can recruit the imagination - expanding our horizons and
depths, helping us capture unexpected solution possibilities for our
Kim chooses stories which include themes such as: isolation, rejection, powerlessness, daunting hierarchies, following
one’s interest, side-stepping the problem, sensing hope, seeing
achievements and the unexpected coming together of events leading to
Astrid Mendez is a Chilean artist/puppeteer based
Her performance is called The Pilgrim [El Peregrino] and
tells the story of a being that travels the world collecting experiences
manifested in objects, memories, and words that nurture him… This way
his body and soul are grown.
It's a 6 minute one-on-one roving puppet show. All crafted with recycled materials.
Join Kim and Astrid in the RAW Garden. Bring a story to share.
WHERE: RAW Garden 325 South Rd East Brighton
WHEN: 4 September 12.00am - 2.00pm
COST: $15 at the door
More info about the RAW Garden HERE