Collective Narrative Week 4 – Cuisine Stories

Cuisine Stories Shengzhou Pan Fried Dumplings Everytime I went back to Ningbo (my hometown), I would rush straight to a small restaurant near my home, where the most authentic Shengzhou Pan Fried Dumplings are served here. My father used to be really strict with me when I practised the piano in my childhood. I enjoy the…

Collective Narrative Week 3 – Audio Story

“The Whale Fall” Please enjoy my story “The Whale Fall” first. I’ll explain the creation process in detail in later chapters. 52 Hertz Whale The idea of the story stems from a popular Chinese song A whale of an Island (化身孤岛的鲸), which was adapted from another song We Hardly Remember (我们都忘了). The normal sound frequency of…

Collective Narrative Week 2

The tragic fire on March 25th, 1911 took the lives of 146 workers at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. Ever since 2004, a group of volunteers would go across New York streets and chalk down their names as a way of remembrance. Disasters happen every second and many innocent lives are lost. It is really comforting…

Collective Narrative Week 1 – Folk Meseum

About the Class I’ve been taking technical classes last semester and I thought storytelling and research might be a good change. And I was right. Marianne showed us some interesting websites of stories of common folks. They might not be stars but their stories were full of strength and power. They really touched me. Some…