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Storyteller & Researcher

Date & Time

Sunday Sun, 21 Jul 2024 5:00 pm — 7:00 pm
Free Entry on a First Come First Served basis on RSVP and availability.


Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bangalore, Karnataka 560071 India

This session facilitated by storyteller and researcher Ankit Dwivedi will include movement-based ice-breaking warm-ups and introductory storytelling.

It will also explore an experiential activity using visual arts to help people express themselves, and the facilitation of conversations and narratives emerging from the participants focusing on mental health.

Presented by: Rohini Nilekani Centre for Brain and Mind – NIMHANS
Sponsored by: IBRO & Dana Foundation
In collaboration with: Rohini Nilekani Centre for Brain and Mind – NCBS, Department of Mental Health Education, NIMHANS
Coordinators: Anushka Banerjee & Kadambari Patil
Organisers: Dr Reeteka Sud, Dr Biju Viswanath, Dr YC Janardhan Reddy, Dr Meena KS, Dr Ranjana Sarma & Shatabdi Pal
Designer: Sukriti Chordiya


Ankit Dwivedi

Storyteller & Researcher
Dr Ankit Dwivedi is a storyteller and researcher based in India. His doctoral work focused on storytelling and teacher education within the context of the Indian school from TISS, Mumbai. His professional training includes storytelling at the International School of Storytelling, England, Art Therapy at Bapu Trust, Pune, and Design Thinking and Game Design at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States. He has over a decade of experience in performing arts and group facilitation.