Tag Archives: Arts in education

Filmmaking out of the box? Making media with touchscreen devices

Young filmmaker and iPad

Two members of the DARE Collaborative, John Potter and Theo Bryer, were recently involved in researching an after-school filmmaking project with children in year 5 (aged about 10) and year 8 (aged about 13). They worked with filmmakers, Xube, in a school in East London in work funded by Into Film to explore the ways in which touchscreen devices might

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Video games and disability research

At present, Diane Carr is a Co-Investigator on a project funded by an AHRC development grant titled Alternative Futures: Disability and Community. This involves working with a fantastic, inter-disciplinary team of artists, activists and academics, and engaging with critical disability studies literature, in order to explore the ins and outs of community, affiliation, marginalization and disenfranchisement. In 2013-14 Diane was

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DARE at the International Media Education Summit in Prague

(A version of this post is also on the Children’s Media Foundation Research Blog, here) In November 2014 members of the DARE collaborative attended the CEMP – organised International Media Education Summit in Prague, where Prof Andrew Burn delivered a keynote.  Andrew, John Potter and Michelle Cannon later ran an event in the conversation strand discussing the following question: What

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The Arts in Education: Policy, Practice, Futures

A day seminar on the current state of  Arts in Education, at the BFI Southbank, June 21st. The day included the third Harold Rosen lecture, given by Jonothan Neelands, University of Warwick, entitled “Dramatic Futures: why the Arts and Humanities should reclaim the curriculum”. The day featured innovative approaches to arts education in drama, media, art, music and museums and

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