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  • Genre:ART
  • SubGenre:Art & Politics
  • Language:English
  • Pages:74
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781098388270

STORY story

by William Cleveland and Barry Marcus

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Overview
In the beginning, there was a word, the word, a word, I don't know, but that word doing its best o stay afloat at the confluence of time and space spinning at the hot center of the minds-eye vortex had no choice but to go forth and multiply and… beget a STORY Many believe that meeting the challenges of the 21st century will require a revolution of thought and deed— in essence, a new set of stories powerful enough to change beliefs and behaviors. This book, and its namesake film, explore the evolution of "story" as an essential aspect of human development and history. Along the way visual storyteller, Barry Marcus, and author, William Cleveland, examine some threshold questions: Where do stories come from? What is their function? And most importantly; What is their power for good or ill?
Description
Many believe that meeting the challenges of the 21st century will require a revolution of thought and deed— in essence, a new set of stories powerful enough to change beliefs and behaviors. This book, and its namesake film, explore the evolution of "story" as an essential aspect of human development and history. Along the way visual storyteller, Barry Marcus, and author, William Cleveland, examine some threshold questions: Where do stories come from? What is their function? And most importantly; What is their power for good or ill?
About the author
WILLIAM CLEVELAND is a pioneer in the community arts movement and one of its most poetic documenters. His books Art In Other Places, Making ExactChange, and Art and Upheaval are considered seminal works in the field of arts-based community development. Active as a musician and filmmaker, he also directs the Center for the Study of Art & Community, and hosts the podcast Change the Story / Change the World.
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