The sheep herder who makes rope for chairs out of palm fronds while awaiting his flock. The marine painter whose knowledge of ships and sailing spans the globe. The bee keeper whose symbiotic relationship with his hives protects them from collapse.

These “Living Books” gained unique insight following their passions, expressing their cultures and living real lives. They are repositories of specific knowledge and first person witnesses to cultural change.

Like a Living Library these interviews will provide an opportunity to connect with people we may not normally meet, to better understand their life experiences, to learn from them and to challenge our own assumptions, prejudices and stereotypes.

Collected Knowledge

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