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Shona Cowie

Artist - Shona Cowie

Shona is a Scottish storyteller and facilitator whose background in Applied Theatre and training with L’Ecole Jacques Lecoq has supported a broad international career. Shona founded story-education company Fosforo and travelled across Europe and Tunisia to research and platform stories of Mediterranean migration.

Since 2018 she has been working with European leaders in Applied Storytelling, The Village Storytelling Centre, with whom she became one of Glasgow’s 23 artists in the city’s Creative Communities Residency program. Recently her work with young people was recognised as exceptional in an award granted by the Scottish Civic Trust. In 2020 Shona began a two-year residency with The Simon Community Scotland, an organisation that supports people with experience of homelessness. She is dedicated to bringing front and centre, those who have been pushed aside in our stories.

When?

SUNDAY 10AM: Casglu Tent – Shona Cowie shares her experiences of stories in society. Shona is one of our storytelling leads at our in person CASGLU.

SUNDAY 12 NOON: Glyndw^r – Mamaith
An invitation to enjoy the richness of stories told in mother tongues, where not comprehending is all part of the fun!

SUNDAY 2PM: The Talisman Story Walk

SUNDAY 6PM: Citrus Village – “And Then What Happens…?”

When storytellers get together wonderful things can happen, as one teller’s talesset another teller thinking.

Supported by

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Beyond the Border Partners - Foyle Foundation
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