… memories flooded my mind. I shuddered as images from my first-year post-brain bleeds flashed across my awareness, when my mind was in total chaos, when the bloody brain consumed my entire existence.
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month! To celebrate and help spread the word, I’ll be posting a different resource every day all month. Today’s book is The Little Book of Neuroscience Haiku by Eric Chudler. Elephant on brain“You have a lot on your mind”Neurologist says. It’s probably safe to say that The Little Book of … Read more
Our conversations continue. He has been giving me a wealth of information about his community’s traditional products. I requested close-up videos of the weaving of the gudas. “I’ll ask my mom to take one.” She also sent a video of a cousin’s wedding, asking guests to wave at the camera.
Stories are inherent in traditional textiles, about the artisans and their communities, and about their cultures and traditions. Some of the stories are in the process, others are integrated in the designs, through figurative or geometric motifs. Though we usually associate stories with words, many are told through symbols or images, whether through hieroglyphics, geometric designs, or figurative imagery. Stories do not have to have a beginning, middle, and end, and they can take many forms, such as prose, dance, poetry, or even a list.