The Digital Storytelling team at Brighton have led and been part of a number of significant projects, helping to develop the form, understand its potential and help people find voice and audience for many complex issues.
Peacehaven Community School Digital Storytelling workshop
A collaboration with The Drug of Art project and the Michael Aldrich Foundation, this workshop was part of an educational programme in schools and community settings designed to build confidence, curiosity, creativity, emotional wellbeing and resilience in children and young adults and help them to express how they feel through a love of art and making.
Community Storytelling – a collaboration with UCL
We facilitated a series of workshops as part of a UCL Grand Challenges small grant-funded project led by Shoba Poduval and Alison Hicks at UCL.
Digital Storytelling for Creative writing/Media students
Digital Storytelling for PhD students
Digital storytelling with community partners and student volunteers
A ‘train the trainer’ event for a group of community partners enabling them to run their own digital storytelling workshops. They were joined by two students who made stories about their experiences of volunteering with community projects.
Digital storytelling with Occupational Therapy students led by David Haines
A group of Occupational Therapy students had the opportunity to attend online digital storytelling workshops facilitated by David Haines, Course Leader BSc Hons Occupational Therapy.
The Booth partnership: Uncovering the muse (2017)
The purpose of the Digital Storytelling partnership between Booth/RPM and the University of Brighton was to explore the Booth Museum collections and how they can be utilised by academic researchers.
Moving Stories – Digital Storytelling Migrant Children (2016-17)
This collaborative partnership between Blatchington Mill School/Dorothy Stringer School and the School of Humanities at the University of Brighton provided storytelling opportunities for secondary school age migrant children.
Reading on screen (2016-17)
Reading on Screen was a collaboration between the universities of Bournemouth and Brighton funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Hidden voices (2016)
Hidden Voices was a collaboration with Zap Art & Sussex Prisoners’ Families (SPF) to raise awareness of prisoners’ families (partners, carers, parents and particularly young people and children).
Story A (2015-16)
StoryA was an EU funded, international project to enhance the use of digital storytelling to guide young people to self-evaluate and re-imagine their experiences abroad.
Silver Stories (2014)
Silver Stories set out to give digital storytelling training to professionals working in support of the elderly and community social groups and to research the benefits.