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18 Summers

Fourteen older learners (aged 50+) from across Europe used personal archive material (such as photographs), digital technology, and their own life experience to create Digital Stories of their memories of the summer they turned eighteen.

Mar 2010 -

Digital storytelling by older learners

In March 2010 fourteen older learners (aged 50+) from across Europe spent a week at Watershed making a Digital Story – exploring and recording their memories of the summer they turned eighteen.

Digital Stories are short digital films that are put together using personal archive material (such as photographs), digital technology, and the maker’s own life experience.

Through a week of workshops led by Watershed the participants learnt how to use digital technology in a creative and personally meaningful way, and met and worked with people from different European cultures.

Watershed has delivered digital storytelling workshops since 2005 as part of the Bristol Stories project. Over 200 digital stories have already been created by community and school groups and individuals from across Bristol.

See www.bristolstories.org for more Digital Stories.

 

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18 Summers has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views of the author, and the commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.