What is a Story?

By Ava Aldrich (Public Relations Student, University of Massachusetts Amherst) When initially faced with the question “What is a story?”, I was incredibly tempted to shoot for a technical approach, and it’s really no secret as to why. After all, I’ve spent the better part of my academic career being lectured on the logistics of stories, […]

The Pursuit of Imagination

By Holly B.F. Warren (Atelierista and creator of the Think Tank) When the mind wanders, it errs: It goes astray and on its way it stumbles on mistakes. Or are they mistakes? Could they be mischievous insights that could kindle and sustain imagination? How? By looking at them from a different perspective. Turning them upside down […]

Completing ourselves

By Pablo Boullosa (Half-time writer, half-time broadcaster and half-time unofficial teacher; author of El corazón es un resorte; CIRCE Board of Advisors member) HALF LIGHT The moon we see today, says a poem by Jorge Luis Borges, is not the same moon they saw in remote times: …long centuries of human wakefulness have left it brimming […]