Memory Workshops : September

The Orality Centre will be running a series of memory workshops over the weekend September 21st and 22nd.

With the release of Dr Lynne Kelly’s most recent book Memory Craft its a great time to expand your memory skills.

Sat Sep 21st: 10am – 1pm – Memory Palace

A phenomenal location based memory technique best known from the ancient greeks method of loci and used by all indigenous cultures, including Aboriginal Song lines and Native American pilgrimage trails.

Sat Sep 21st:  2pm- 5pm – Memory Boards

Based on the Lukasa once used by the Luba people from the Democratic Republic of Congo. They are convenient portable devices that encode information to a miniature landscape made of carefully chosen beads, shells, stones and other found objects.

Sun Sep 22nd: 10am- 1pm – Winter Counts

Based on creations by the Native American Sioux. Each pictogram is designed to encodes the most important event or memory that occurred during one year. Spiralling out sequentially from a central symbol. Workshop participants will make a Winter-Count depicting the story of their own life

Prices $60 per workshop

Tea/Coffee and biscuits provided

Looking forward to creating some fun memories with you soon.