Open Space welcomes critically acclaimed screenwriter and filmmaker Amnon Buchbinder to Open Word: Readings and Ideas, a literary series hosted by Open Space in partnership with the University of Victoria Department of Writing. Buchbinder will present his innovative new work, Biology of Story, an interactive online documentary about story as a living thing.
Buchbinder will read on Monday, October 31 at 1:00 p.m. at the University of Victoria in the Cornett Building, Room B145. Another reading will be held at the University of Victoria in the Hickman Building, Room 110 at Tuesday, November 1 at 11:30 a.m. Finally, he will then read at Open Space on Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Biology of Story features over a hundred storytellers, academics, and thinkers speaking about how stories exist and interact with our lives. The footage is presented in an interactive format where viewers can navigate it in almost infinite combinations and ways, creating their own personal journey through the story of the work.