Reading on Screen

Reading on Screen (RoS) was a collaboration between the universities of Bournemouth and Brighton funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.  It was 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 led Digital Storytelling workshops in Bournemouth, Brighton and Sheffield, between May and…

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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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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 three UK partners of the Silver Stories partnership (2013-2015)  which was led by the University of Brighton (UoB).  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…

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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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FIRM

FIRM (2010-2012) DigiTales was part of an ESPRC funded consortium called FIRM which included Goldsmiths, the University of Salford, the BBC and Imperial War Museum North. Our work on this academic research project used Digital Storytelling to enable people from local community groups in Salford to use material from the BBC archive to tell a personal story. In collaboration with…

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Digital Storytelling as academic practice

Digital Storytelling as academic practice (2011) Digitales ran a Workshop with Goldsmiths Learning Enhancement Unit (GLEU), to explore the use of Digital Storytelling as a form of teaching practice inside and outside the university, in formal and informal education settings.  Workshop leaders were Mark Dunford and Tricia Jenkins of Digitales, and Fotis Begklis. Academic Developer for Technology Enhanced Learning in…

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Eat my Shorts

Eat my Shorts (2011) Eat My Shorts was a partnership based Digital Storytelling project that enabled 20 vulnerable young people from Jaywick in Essex, an area of exceptionally high economic and social need, to gain the creative and technical training in basic digital media production needed to tell their own stories.  With support from the Big Lottery and the EU,…

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