The Bet

(Author Unknown)

A friendly wager propels a cantankerous restoration project.

Created in a workshop facilitated by Dr. David Kaufman and Dr. Andrew Sixsmith through a Partnership Development Grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

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Man Tears

By Almothana Alshwakeek

This story was made during a 3 days workshop at The Global Platform in Amman, Jordan. The story is part of the ┬┤Challenge My Story` project which aims to explore differences and similarities in the challenges that young men and women in Jordan face in relation to gender-related topics.

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I Can

Nan Toskey, MEDIA Artist

A visual exploration of resilience inspired by a poem by Denise Levertov.

A Variation on a Theme by Rilke

A certain day became a presence to me;
there it was, confronting me–a sky, air, light:
a being. And before it started to descend
from the height of noon, it leaned over
and struck my shoulder as if with
the flat of a sword, granting me
honor and a task. The day’s blow
rang out, metallic–or it was I, a bell awakened,
and what I heard was my whole self
saying and singing what it knew: I can.

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