The Ocean Of Stories

CHILDREN’S IMAGINATION, CREATIVITY & RECONCILIATION IN THE EASTERN SRI LANKA
By Patricia Lawrence
2003
In the space of the Butterfly Peace Garden (Vanathithipoochchi samathana pongka), the idea of ground is basic. Stories arise out of the ground of the garden, and these story treasures form the flowing, creative structure of the garden. The Butterfly Peace Garden has generated a culture deeply engaged in creativity, arising out of its own earth. The garden’s healing & sustainabilityis rooted in continuous interpersonal and intrapersonal story making through forms of artistic expression in clay, paint, sculpture, song, poetry, dance, and theatre springing from the imagination of children in eastern Sri Lanka. <a>Full Review</a>

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