The Desirability Of Storytellers

Why do we tell stories? When you think about it, storytelling is a weird activity: Rather than engage in ‘productive’ tasks (such as  acquiring money, resources or status), individuals choose to spend much of their time listening to and telling stories which seem to serve little purpose other than to entertain and enthrall. This fascination with stories is not…

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iOi’s 2019 Cultural Residency – Applications Now Open

Exciting news about our 2019 Cultural Residency, exploring the Imagination Matters theme – Empathy. Each year here at the Institute of Imagination we run a residency inspired by one of our Imagination Matters themes. Through our Imagination Lab in Lambeth, the residencies deliver collaborative, interdisciplinary projects with visitors. Following 2018’s Places to Imagine residency and the wonderful…

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