In a world where stories have the power to shape our perceptions and ignite change, a remarkable event is set to take place at the end of this month. 11 Stories is not just an ordinary presentation session; it is a culmination of a year-long program — Stories for Change. Stories for Change has brought together 11 carefully curated stories written by aspiring storytellers from across Bangladesh. This event promises to be a captivating showcase of creativity and inspiration that highlights the potential for stories to transform society.
Imagine stepping into a world where photography, multimedia, animation, digital art, and written text converge to tell stories that matter. 11 Stories is a celebration of diverse storytelling mediums, each weaving a unique narrative that sheds light on crucial issues such as economic equality, gender awareness, climate change, and humanitarian principles. Prepare to be captivated by the power of visual storytelling as it unfolds before your eyes.
The Stories for Change program has been a catalyst for emerging storytellers, providing them with a platform to amplify their voices and make a difference. Through a year-long initiative, participants have been equipped with the tools, guidance, and support needed to create community-based narratives that foster positive social change. Witness the culmination of their hard work and dedication as they present their projects, each a testament to their passion and commitment.
The program is a joint effort between Pathshala, a South Asian Media Institute and Oxfam Novib, a multinational organization with the core objective of addressing global poverty. During the tenure of the program, participants embarked on a transformative journey; challenging established norms, acquiring local knowledge, learning research methodologies as well as visual styles and finding innovative ways to engage with their audience. Be inspired by their stories of resilience, creativity, and the impact they have made on their communities.
At its core, 11 Stories is about creating a better society. It is about raising social awareness, addressing pressing issues, and inspiring change. The stories shared during this event are more than just narratives; they are catalysts for action. By attending, you become part of a movement that seeks to build a more inclusive, sustainable, and compassionate world.
Eleven Stories: Stories For Change
Date: 31 October 2023 (Tuesday)
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Level 8, DrikPath Bhobon,16 Sukrabad, Panthapath, Dhaka 1207
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