Joan Ashworth – Animation is a refuge: ‘arrivants’ dwell in the stories of the mind

When we were preparing an animation workshop around storytelling for refugees, or arrivants[1] in Palermo as part of renowned scholar and writer Marina Warner’s Stories in Transit project, some questions arose, including Why might refugees engage with animation? How can animation, as a form of storytelling, offer a home for imagination? How can philosopher Hannah […]