The shape of our narratives, their arc, themes, moral lessons, protagonists and other characters, exposes how we make sense of our place in this world – this ‘here’. They can also open up ways to engage with our discomforting lack of an easy place in it.
Eyewitness News on 11 January 2016
We tell ourselves stories. Some of them fictional, and others rooted in fact. Often the lines between fact and fiction are a little blurry, but sometimes they fall into brief, sharp relief. A startling clarity. The stories that we tell about our lives, and the lives of others, is the way we make sense of the world. They reveal how we think about, process and understand what it means to be human, and to live here – wherever our ‘here’ may be.