10 Namibian quotes on storytelling we are loving
These encouraging quotes about all things stories from Namibian creatives and others will certainly inspire forward-thinking attitudes on the various dimensions of storytelling.
I am concentrating on unity and the cultural diversity of Namibia . . . I am a bridge builder.
–Jackson Kaujeua (Snr)
I think as Namibians we have very challenging times where as the individual we need to create our own script. How do I want to live? How do I want to contribute?
I am very interested in exploring…why we do certain things, why we are the way we are, but at the same time I also want to tell stories that are about hope, that are about strength, that is about us being better people; about us inspiring one another.
– Oshosheni Hiveluah
I have a desire to leave a legacy on this earth as someone who impacted lives using dance as a tool for education and transformation.
The stories of the people I sing about has taught me great lessons and I hope when they hear the things they need to hear in my songs; they find themselves too.
I regard myself as the canvas, painting a different story using my body and voice to tell all sorts of stories.
I have realized that it is important to start in your own country, to gain recognition there and to build a market.
–Sharon van Rooi
Acting to me is a way to reach my inner self, my true self.
We should create our own space to tell our own story.
–Dr Alexander Jarimbovandu Kaputu
Storytelling is a very legitimate superpower. And honest, vulnerable, authentic stories can change the world.