Workshop: Storytelling in Russian Sign Language

Date

From 16 February 2019

Schedule

17:00–18:30

Place

Garage Glass Room
Workshop: Storytelling in Russian Sign LanguageWorkshop: Storytelling in Russian Sign Language

DESCRIPTION

More than just the skill of telling stories, storytelling is an exciting exercise in narration, allowing for a better understanding of a particular culture and its specifics. Members of the deaf community implement elements of sign language in storytelling, in order for the speaker to create a three-dimensional multimedia narrative.

Participants of this storytelling workshop in Russian Sign Language will watch an adventure story narrated by the deaf actor and director at the Nedoslov Theater of deaf actors Alexey Znamensky and will learn some tricky sign language nuances that help to create a more captivating story.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Alexey Znamensky is an actor and director at the Nedoslov Theater. He graduated in theater from the State Specialized Institute of Arts (Mikhail Semakov’s course) in 2006 and took part in VSA Arts Festival (USA) in 2003. In 2001 Alexey featured in the film Dust by SVOI2000 creative association (dir. Sergey Loban). In 2011 he played one of the main roles in the picture Shapito-shou (dir. Sergey Loban). Znamensky graduated in directing from the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (Igor Maslennikov’s course) in 2012.

HOW TO TAKE PART

Free admission with advance registration.

The event is accessible to hearing visitors: the workshop will be interpreted into Russian language.

REGISTRATION