The beehive The bees draft nectar zones on a map as thin as the tissue of the sun. They gust out of the hive, coil up into the solitary drone of their flight paths and disappear into furrows of sky. I get close enough to the hive to see the blood red pollen sacs on the thighs of a bee, the striped purpose, the stumbling crawl after they land, as if weighed by the simple grief of clover. In the late afternoon the garden is on heat with a deep liqueur fume, bees make a reckless toss from...Go to link
Scene from the Bee Master, written by Jennifer Kornberger in collaboration with West Australian composer Paul Lawrence and directed by Horst Kornberger
The Calling - a course for men - within the masculine destiny there are challenges and resolutions common to all men. In this course we use simple writing techniques to access the directive powers within these experiences. This course is for men who want to hear their calling and find ways with which to clarify their life journey.
The Bardo of the West is a first attempt toward the creation of a total biography by means of creative writing, a journey that leads from memory to imagination: participants recall their past and imagine their future including the journey of the soul after death. The aim was to create a contemporary, western Bardo through active imagination.
The Beemaster was a contemporary mystery drama/event conceived and written by Jennifer Kornberger and performed by students of the Integral Studies Course 2008. I directed the play and worked on a new approach to acting that enhanced the connectivity of the cast.
Breakthroughs into core-creativity are our speciality
Jennifer Kornberger and I founded the Goethean Studies Programme in Perth as a contribution to a new artistically inspired ecology.
In the course Biographical Writing - from memory to imagination, human life is a grand orchestral piece that plays universal themes in seven-year movements. Our individual lives are breathtaking improvisations on top of this steady rhythm. In this course one learns to listen for the background music. Through writing one explores seven-year life cycles to gain insight into the past and orientation for the future. This ten week course offers a powerful vantage point from which to order memories o
'I could be rain' is Jennifer Kornberger's first collection of poetry, published by Sunline Press in 2007. Available on request.
Many unresolved issues in our life are stories not properly told. They are tales frozen in interpretations. Through the process of Imaginal Metamorphosis we can thaw our stories from this imprisonment and allow them to become what they are truly meant to be: personal myths and important steps on our journey toward ourself. Participants in this process rewrite their tales and learn to give and take story medicine in community with others.
Buddha in Honey is part of the Icons of the Environmental Age project by Horst Kornberger
HORST KORNBERGER is the author of three books: ‘The Power of Stories’, ‘The Writer's Passage’, ‘Global Hive’ and the Delphi Project. He is an interdisciplinary artist and researcher into the field of imagination and creativity. Horst is a co-director of Creativity Consultants Worldwide and lectures internationally on themes of education, creativity, ecology and the use of the imagination as a healing and community building tool. More about Horst at www.horstkornberger.com
JENNIFER KORNBERGER is a published poet, writer, artist and educator. Her work has appeared in national poetry journals and has attracted awards in the Tom Collins Poetry Prize and prestigious Newcastle Poetry Prize. Her first collection of poetry, ‘I could be rain’, was published by Sunline Press in 2007. She is the recipient of an Australia Council Literature Grant to develop a second collection of poetry. Jennifer was co-founder of the Goethean Studies Programme. She is currently co-director of The Writing Connection. Click here to read some of Jennifer's poetry. More about Jennifer's work at www.jenniferkornberger.com
WHAT WE BELIEVE IN
We believe that great writing begins with a great imagination and create our courses accordingly. Our processes focus on developing your core capacity as a writer. We develop this capacity by taking you on writing adventures – profound journeys from which you return changed.
If you want to tap your potential consider joining the community of like-minded writers that our courses and projects attract.
WHO ARE WE?
Horst and Jennifer Kornberger – poets, writers and interdisciplinary artists. We combine a passion to create with a passion to educate through artistic processes. For more than two decades we have provided innovative programmes that train the imagination. Check the testimonials our students have written.