Sharing the Exchange Stories

March 6th, 2014 by Tamara Edyta West in Creative Networks Research | no comments

Last week we unveiled our media co-creation project at the Moseley Exchange. In the afternoon we ran a workshop on digital storytelling at the Exchange, followed by an evening reception to showcase the stories, platform and artwork. The workshop explored the Exchange Stories project, the possibilities of digital storytelling for communities, and also discussed relevant […]

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Moseley and the Mural: Creative transformations

October 9th, 2013 by Tamara Edyta West in Creative Networks Research | no comments

As part of our digital storytelling project with the Moseley Exchange I had the pleasure of speaking with the graffiti artist Mohammed Ali (http://www.aerosolarabic.com/) who gave up some of his time to contribute a story for us. He has worked throughout the world in a variety of settings and cities, but  his home is Birmingham […]

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Geographies of Social Media

September 4th, 2013 by Tamara Edyta West in Research | no comments

Last week we were at the Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference in London to run a Creative Citizens inspired World Cafésession. The aim was to invite debate around how people move through and contribute to landscapes of social media, We ran our session around three key questions posted on three tables. Participants had 15 mins […]

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Stories from Moseley

July 22nd, 2013 by Tamara Edyta West in Creative Networks Research | no comments

Last weekend we shared a stall with the Moseley Exchange at the Moseley Street Fair. The idea was to ask some local residents to contribute a short story about Moseley to form the beginnings of our media co-creation project ‘Exchange Stories’. Just a few days before this we had three days of amazing digital storytelling […]

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Exchange Stories

July 1st, 2013 by Tamara Edyta West in Creative Networks Research | no comments

Digital storytelling with Moseley Exchange, in addition to a Creative Citizens project appearance at Moseley Festival Street Fair, July 13th.

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Research at the Exchange

March 14th, 2013 by Tamara Edyta West in Creative Networks | no comments

I only joined as Caroline’s Research Assistant on the Creative Networks strand of the Creative Citizens project in January this year. February has been quite busy, so I thought I would give you a bit of an update about what’s been going on here in Birmingham.

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