Sat, Mar 18|
Putting the Pieces Together: how the metaphors and art of Kintsugi can assist us
Explore the metaphors and physical art of Kintsugi and re-imagine how you will put the pieces back together. Fee, $100
Time & Location
Mar 18, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Washington, 6950 Maple St NW, Washington, DC 20012, USA
About The Event
WHAT IS KINTSUGI?
Ancient Japanese art of mending broken pottery with lacquer and precious metals highlighting the cracks and brokenness rather than hiding them. Kintsugi honors the journey of the vessel and believes the mended piece is stronger and more valuable.
Kintsugi is a powerful metaphor and art form to explore challenges, changes and new chapters in our lived experiences.
WHAT WILL WE EXPLORE?
Guided Reflections, Journaling
Discussion of Metaphors: Broken, Pieces, 'Glue' to mend
Guided Art Experience: Break & Mend a piece of pottery
No experience necessary.
All materials supplied.
WHO IS THIS SESSION FOR?
Those who are female identified and non-binary navigating:
Changes in relationship
Pressures from society
WHO IS YOUR INSTRUCTOR?
Kristin Pedemonti, Master’s Narrative Therapy & Community Work is a Narrative Practitioner specializing in piecing together preferred stories across a wide range of challenges. She has worked with persons with lived experiences of childhood trauma, domestic violence, trafficking and war. As well as with caregivers, creatives, educators, frontline workers, healthcare professionals, and teachers.
Kristin is a full-time Storyteller, Speaker and the recipient of National Storytelling Network’s International Story Bridge Award for her work across cultures. She has presented and performed on 5 continents and 20 countries from Albania to Bali to Colombia to France to Kenya and her favorite so far, Iran.
She is also a Storytelling Consultant at the World Bank where she teaches upper-level staff how to tell the human stories behind the data. Kristin is the author of three books, most recently A Bridge of Stories which chronicles her journey creating and facilitating a decolonized seven year volunteer literacy project in Belize in which she returned banned stories to their rightful owners. Kristin was also a finalist in TED Talks Talent Search, watch by clicking. You can learn more about her latest work here: www.steeryourstory.com
Putting the Pieces Together
This ticket includes all needed supplies