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Transformational Storytelling

Transformational Storytelling: Engaging and activating key audiences
Transformational Storytelling: Engaging and Activating Key Audiences Brought to you by StoryLab, Anglia Ruskin University. Jerome Booth Music Therapy Centre, Young Street, Cambridge CB1 2LZ Wednesday 29th January 2020, 10am – 5pm An intensive full-day training course combining theory and practice to help communicators and marketers develop diverse, multi-modal stories with impact. The workshop includes a hands-on experimental immersive technology session so places are strictly limited to 18. £200 full price / £175 for CW members and non-profits EARLY BIRD OFFER when booked by 15th November 2019 £250 full price / £200 for CW members and non-profits   Please book HERE About the event As the Fourth Industrial Revolution rapidly changes how people live, work, and communicate, the human currency of storytelling has never been more important,...

StoryLab Symposium

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StoryLab Symposium Storytelling in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Tuesday 26th November 2019, 9.30-4.30 Room: RUS203, ARU Cambridge The Fourth Industrial Revolution may indeed have the potential to ‘robotize’ humanity and thus to deprive of our heart and soul. But as a complement to the best parts of human nature-creativity, empathy, stewardship - it can also lift humanity into a new collective and moral consciousness based on a shared sense of identity (Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum, 2016). StoryLab is hosting a one-day symposium and exhibition with practitioners, technologists and academics using the intersection between creativity and technology to explore ‘creativity, empathy and stewardship ’ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  Digital technologies have made possible new forms of storytelling, which are even more important in this...

Storytelling in the 4th Industrial Revolution Exhibition

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Storytelling in the 4th Industrial Revolution Exhibition The Fourth Industrial Revolution may indeed have the potential to ‘robotize’ humanity and thus to deprive of our heart and soul. But as a complement to the best parts of human nature-creativity, empathy, stewardship - it can also lift humanity into a new collective and moral consciousness based on a shared sense of identity (Schwab, 2016). Ruskin Gallery, ARU Cambridge, 7th-28th November, Mon-Fri 10-4.30 This exhibition focuses on interdisciplinary creative practice methods and processes to address three central themes: Identity, Culture and Heritage Storytelling is a powerful tool for interpretation, understanding and change. This exhibition reflects traditional and innovative narrative practices to surface new voices and perspectives around questions of identity, culture and heritage, memory, and a sense...

RTS East Networking Drinks

RTS East Networking Drinks Join us for a very special early evening Royal Television Society networking event at The Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge School of Art. Interested in networking with other filmmakers, creatives and production companies? Please join us for a drink and the opportunity to meet other storytellers and experience Storytelling in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, an exhibition of Film, VR & XR, Documentary, Photography and Soundscapes, hosted by StoryLab exploring traditional and innovative forms of cross-platform storytelling. Ruskin Gallery, ARU, 5-7pm, Monday 26th November 2019 Location Details: Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge School of Art, ARU, East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT United Kingdom Directions here Book here

Anti-Slavery Day

Anti-Slavery Day StoryLab in collaboration with Encounters Film Festival and Rhizome Live are hosting online screenings, discussions and an interactive workshop during the Anti-Slavery week culminating in a live Q&A with the creative team behind The Crossing on the 18th of October.  14-18th October 2019. Online Films can bear witness to human rights violations and create a powerful forum for individuals on both sides of the lens to engage with knowledge that can have a positive impact on society. On 18th October 2019 Anti-Slavery Day, StoryLab and Rhizome Live will pilot an innovative distribution of The Crossing an immersive film that explores the story of a young girl sex trafficked through the 'Loverboy' method. Rhizome Live will provide a dynamic online space to host a...

Defending Creative Practice

CPM6 | Defending Creative Practice Research StoryLab Workshop Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, LAB107 Fri 27th Sept 2019 Speakers: Dr. Catherine Dormor (RCA) Dr. Senir Dinar (ARU) Dr. David Ryan (ARU) Chair: Dr. Harriet Riches (ARU) What can practice research uncover that other research can’t address? How specifically is practice research valuable? This knowledge-transfer workshop will explore the particular value of practice research, both within universities and in the broader cultural context, by focusing on questions around methodologies. What are the academic, artistic and cultural benefits of the diverse research methods applied by creative practice researchers? The workshop is aimed for academics, industry professionals, postgraduate researchers as well as anyone seeking to better understand practice research, including those who want to commission research in the arts...

Glastonbury Screening

Glastonbury: Stopping Loverboys Trading on Hope Screening & discussion of StoryLab’s award winning film on sex trafficking: The Crossing Speakers Forum, Greenfields, Glastonbury Festival 7-7.30pm, 27th June 2019 Link to event: Glastonbury: Speakers Forum StoryLab director and filmmaker, Dr Shreepali Patel and sound designer, Professor Rob Toulson have been invited to screen and discuss their award winning project The Crossing at the Speakers Forum, Glastonbury Festival.  The Crossing is an immersive, split screen film on sex trafficking which provides new interpretations and understanding of the exploitative ‘Loverboy’ method used by traffickers to entrap their targets. StoryLab’s participation in this event is part of an ongoing creative practice led campaign to raise awareness amongst young people of the techniques used to fuel the alarming increase in...

Glastonbury Screening v1

Glastonbury: Stopping Loverboys Trading on Hope Screening & discussion of StoryLab’s award winning film on sex trafficking: The Crossing Speakers Forum, Greenfields, Glastonbury Festival 7-7.30pm, 27th June 2019 Link to event: Glastonbury: Speakers Forum Complete our contact information sign-up to engage with StoryLab's Anti-Slavery Event. StoryLab director and filmmaker, Dr Shreepali Patel and sound designer, Professor Rob Toulson have been invited to screen and discuss their award winning project The Crossing at the Speakers Forum, Glastonbury Festival.  The Crossing is an immersive, split screen film on sex trafficking which provides new interpretations and understanding of the exploitative ‘Loverboy’ method used by traffickers to entrap their targets. StoryLab’s participation in this event is part of an ongoing creative practice led campaign to raise awareness amongst young...

CPM5 | Making Creativity Pay

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CPM5 | Making Creativity Pay Discussion with Professionals on Making a Living Aglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Lord Ashcroft Building 109 Wed 19th June 2019 2-4pm Speakers: Pauline Burt (Ffilm Cymru Wales) Dr Nanette Hoogslag (Anglia Ruskin University) Mark Segal (The Artists Agency) Chair: Hans Petch (Anglia Ruskin University) Supported by University Arts Council This workshop is designed to invite an open discussion on making a living from creative practice, by bringing together practitioners and professionals working in film, illustration and contemporary art. The focus will be on commissioning art (or artistic research) and working with agents. This will be discussed from both institutional and individual perspectives. This workshop is aimed at industry professionals and organisations wishing to learn more about commissioning artists, CSA alumni and...

CPM4 | Communicating Research

CPM4 | Communicating Research Panel Discussion on Tools to Demonstrate Impact Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Lord Ashcroft Building 109 Mon 10th June 2019 2-4pm Speakers: Prof Jane Pavitt (Kingston) Prof Felicity Colman (London College of Fashion) Dr Joanna Callaghan (Sussex) Chair: Paul Marris (Anglia Ruskin) Supported by University Arts Council What kind of approaches, practical tools and creative strategies best facilitate demonstrating the impact of practice research? This workshop addresses the finer points of clearly communicating creative practice research, by discussing the key challenges of capturing and presenting the practice research for evaluation, as well as examples of creative solutions to these challenges. Discussions will explore the agency of the researcher in communicating the research; the role of non-text-based modes of documentation; as well as...
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