What's in a name?
In certain cultures, young people choose new names for themselves at important turning points in their lives.
this workshop, we start with a discussion about our own names and
nicknames. Then we'll play a word game to develop a personal
word pool. This becomes the inspiration for poetic new names, as we explore our multiple identities and name the inner qualities that offer us strength as we move
through the world.
We'll build a book with 3 pockets, to
hold our new "calling cards". Each card becomes a unique unit of
design, with text on one side, and a visual image on the reverse. We'll
design personal power symbols using scratch-magic paper. A favorite
Examples of scratch art designs