Female Self Reflection Over 45 yrs... I Franny Wisp & her Washboard | Franny Wisp | TEDxCollingwood
You know the moments in your life that you would be devastated that anyone found out about. Or the moments you vowed never to speak of again? Well, these moments are the comedic roots for the musical musings of the charismatic Franny Wisp and her Washboard. As a woman in her 40s, she portrays and honest and hilarious picture of the insecurities and trepidations she experiences in a demanding, relationship oriented world. To laugh at her insecurities allows us to be kinder and gentler with ourselves. Franny also reflects on her views of the world as a child with her uncertainties of the world around her and how she may fit in, and struggles with the information and advice given to her by the people around her. Get ready for Franny Wisp and her washboard! The Franny Wisp & Her Washboard show is a unique, quirky and sometimes self-deprecating response to a society that is preoccupied with youth, beauty, success and romantic relationships. Her satire and wit are expressed musically through song, spoken word, wicked washboard rhythms and an electric kick drum. As a woman in her forties she portrays an honest and hilarious picture of the insecurities and trepidation she experiences in a demanding, relationship-oriented world. She exposes the challenges associated with aging, fear, singlehood, sex and dating.
To laugh at her misgivings and insecurities allows us to be kinder and gentler with ourselves. That’s what Franny Wisp & Her Washboard is all about. She creates an experience that connects us in a celebratory and often poignant way. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx