Reading on Screen

Selected images from Bournemouth and Brighton workshops.  Photos: Ray Gibson.Reading on Screen is a collaboration between the universities of Bournemouth and Brighton funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.  It is designed to share the findings with the public, of two previous projects at Bournemouth University, funded by the AHRC, Researching Readers Online and Digital Reading Network. DigiTales is delighted to…

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Histórias de migração – Stories of migration

DigiTales collaborated with Dr. Elena Vaccelli at the University of Greenwich on a pilot project working with the Portuguese speaking community in Stockwell, South London. There are roughly 35,000 Portuguese speaking migrants in Stockwell, spanning across different generations of migration and across different continents, including Europe, Africa, South America and Asia. The pilot project used Digital Storytelling as a creative…

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UnTold Stories

Untold Stories is a Civic Engagement project, supported by the University of East London's (UEL) Civic Engagement Fund and the Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA).  Digitales is working with 7 students from UEL to train them in Digital Storytelling facilitation, which they will then go on to apply as they facilitate a Digital Storytelling workshop in May 2017 at the…

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Hidden Voices: Digital Storytelling with Prisoners’ Families

DigiTales collaborated with Zap Art, Sussex Prisoners’ Families and the University of Brighton on the Hidden Voices project, creating digital stories with families of prisoners in Brighton in February 2017. Hidden Voices was a programme of expressive arts workshops in youth clubs and community centres across East and West Sussex, to raise awareness of the ‘hidden sentence’ faced by one…

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Hidden Voices: Digital Storytelling with Prisoners’ Families

      DigiTales collaborated with Zap Art, Sussex Prisoners' Families and the University of Brighton on the Hidden Voices project, creating digital stories with families of prisoners in Brighton in February 2017. The project was supported by grant funding from   People's Postcode Trust (£20,000) and BBC Children in Need (£10,000). Hidden Voices was a programme of expressive arts workshops in…

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StoryA|STORY Abroad

Validating and Connecting Experiences of Working and Studying Abroad Through Digital Storytelling StoryA – A Transnational European project funded by ErasmusPlus.  The UK Component is led by the University of Brighton. Partners: MeltingPro (Italy – lead partner); Storycenter (USA), Media Shots (Portugal), Verein Digital Story Vienna (Austria), Perspectives (Belgium), Museu da Pessoa (Brazil), Kulturskolan Stockholm (Sweden), Cape Peninsula University of Technology (South Africa). DigiTales…

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Silver Stories

DigiTales was one of the 3 UK partners of the Silver Stories partnership which was led by the Universty of Brighton.  It was funded by the Lifelong Learning ‘Transfer of Innovation’ programme. DigiTales developed the Silver Stories proposal to the EC with the University of Brighton,building  upon our award-winning Extending Creative Practice project, which ran from 2010 – 2012. Silver…

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Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA)

      DigiTales was commissioned by the Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA) to train staff to use digital storytelling with their residents, many of whom are young people who have faced challenges and difficulties in their lives. The SAHA approach, through its Open Talent programme, is based on a life coaching model, which emphasises talent spotting and talent building to enable…

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Silver Stories Snapshoot Workshop

December 3rd - 5th 2014 by Tricia Jenkins DigiTales attended the interim meeting of the Silver Stories partnership in Copenhagen last week, which was preceded by an excellent training workshop to explore working with iphones/smart phones and ipads/tablets, testing different apps and assessing their potential to use in the piloting of digital storytelling modules with health and social work professionals…

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Silver Stories – Transfer of Innovation

Silver Stories’ Approach to Transfer of Innovation The Silver Stories partnership developed from an earlier, award-winning project Extending Creative Practice, funded through the EC’s Grundtvig programme. led by DigiTales Ltd., between 2010 and 2012. Extending Creative Practice promoted the use of digital storytelling with active older people, in community settings and with frail older people. DigiTales provided digital storytelling facilitator…

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