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The Individuality of Everyone: Los Angeles and Tangier in Conversation

The Individuality of Everyone: Los Angeles and Tangier in Conversation videostreamed 22 May 2014   Robbie McCauley, Artistic Director, The Stories Exchange Project (in Los Angeles) The Stories Exchange Project has been collecting stories about people learning from difficult situations.  I remember that the last time I was with you in Tangier – at the women’s literacy program of the American [...]

Stories Exchange Project Los Angeles and Tangier 2014

In conjunction with the upcoming residency of the OBIE-Award-winning African-American playwright, director, and performance artist Robbie McCauley in the “Connecting Seas” program at the Getty Research Institute, the Stories Exchange Project (www.stories-exchange.org) is gathering women and men of Los Angeles arts, educational, and other professional communities to take part in workshops with her during May [...]

To Let the Young and the Old, the Past and the Future Meet and Discuss

A Ben M’sik and Tangier Stories Exchange Project Stories Exchange Project Morocco is working to help realize the potential for social and economic development in an historic linking voiced on June 17, 2011 by His Majesty Mohammed VI. “Constitutionalizing the Amazigh [Berber] language as an official language of the Kingdom alongside Arabic,” the King recognized the [...]

Home-Grown Alternatives to Terror and War

A Ben M’sik and Tangier Stories Exchange Project The Prague-based first round of the Stories Exchange Project (www.stories-exchange.org) was about learning to live with cultural differences. The Project focused primarily on building better relations today among members of the Romani (Gypsy) minority and the Czech majority. Our work with leaders and members of the Czech Jewish [...]

Vaclav Havel Did Not Die Today

18 December 2011 “Historical experience teaches us that any genuinely meaningful point of departure in an individual’s life usually has an element of universality about it. In other words, it is not something partial, accessible only to a restricted community, and not transferable to any other. On the contrary it must be potentially accessible to everyone; [...]

Translating Atlas

Translating Atlas

Presented in Tangier, Morocco on June 5, 2011 at ICPS annual international conference “Intermediality and Theatre” Writing from London on one of its greyer and definitely less swinging days, I have to envy your being in bright, colorful Tangier. There you are, scanning intersections between theater and new media near the geopolitically crucial meeting-point of the [...]

Public Presentations

International Workshops26-27 September 2000Vienna, AustriaHosted by Ambassador Jiri Grusa atthe Czech Embassy and Czech CulturalCentre, a press conference,presentations and discussions of StoriesExchange Project methods andpossibilities of adapting the Project inAustria and Southeastern Europe.____________________11-15 September 2000London, United KingdomHosted by Ambassador Pavel Seifter atthe Czech Embassy and Czech CulturalCentre in London, presentations anddiscussions of the Stories ExchangeProject. [...]

Stories Exchange Education Project

14 December 2000New YorkTHE STORIES EXCHANGE EDUCATION PROJECT The Stories Exchange Project has completed its second phase, and we are ready to bring the work to more people of all ages and different ethnic backgrounds in the Czech Republic, throughout Europe, and around the world. But especially to young people: to students in primary and [...]

Usti nad Labem Schools and Library

March 2001The activity of the Stories Exchange Project is not only concentrated in Prague. Our project is alive and well in other towns of the Czech Republic. One of them is Usti nad Labem, a northern Bohemian town which became internationally famous for the wall which Czech residents on Maticni street put up during the [...]

Cooperation with the U.N. Center, Prague

04/05/01The United Nations Information Center in Prague has prepared a photographic competition for the pupils of primary schools: “Do you know how we live at home?”Pupils from selected schools will be provided with disposable cameras and their task will be to capture the life of their family or the families of their schoolmates. The results [...]