Can traditional story telling be incorporated into art?

WALTER BENJAMIN, in his essay The Story Teller, bemoaned the decline of traditional storytelling in the modern era. The ancient art of oral storytelling, rooted in direct experience and communal interaction, he believed,

I won't do it. Sorry

WHEN Stephen Menon asked me if I wanted to take part in “The Truth Untold” (read here and here), an exhibition featuring Tamil calligraphy, I jumped at the opportunity. It would be a