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Do you have a story you want to create using digital platforms?

A practical digital workshop where Maya Chowdhry will introduce transmedia* storytelling and outline some simple tools and techniques that can be used to create a transmedia piece. 

You will then make a simple digital storyboard, choose a selection of platforms, e.g. Instagram, audio, poster, and create a prototype transmedia piece.

Come to the workshop with an idea of a story you want to tell across multiple platforms real and digital. The story can be fiction, fact or faction. 

*Telling stories across multiple platforms

This workshop is part of Black Gold Arts Festival 2020.

Note: You will receive a zoom link before the start of the event. Please check your email inbox, including spam/junk email for this link. Please be aware that artists are still creating and developing the works that will be shown at the festival. In the unlikely event that the link to the performance, panel or screening you have booked changes we will send you an updated ticket with the new details.

About the Workshop

  • The workshops are for everyone, but we encourage people who identify as Black, Brown and East Asian to come and take part.
  • Beginners are welcome.
  • Workshops will take place via Zoom.
  • Spaces are limited, so please do book early.
  • If you need any access support, please let us know.
  • Black Gold Arts recommend booking for both workshop dates, as you will be creating a project across both dates.

About Maya Chowdhry

Maya Chowdhry is a live artist, poet and theatre-maker.  She draws from creating work in radio, poetry, installations, video and online. Her current work includes transmedia storytelling, digital poetry and augmented reality artworks. 

She was shortlisted for the 2014 New Media Writing Prize for her co-created work ‘Tales from the Towpath’. In 2015 she presented her invisible theatre and transmedia piece ‘Ethical People Movement’ as part of ‘Continent Chop Chop’ a touring production by the Virtual Migrants artist collective.

Maya has led many digital workshops, working with youth groups, LGBTQ+ groups and Asian womens’ groups – empowering artists to understand digital tools that can enhance their practice.

See more of Maya’s work here.

  • Price
    Suggested price £10/Concession donation £5 (or what you can afford)
  • Venue

    Online via Zoom

  • Running
    4 hours
  • Booking info

    Booking closes 20 minutes before the event starts. You will receive a zoom link before the start of the event. Please check your email inbox, including spam/junk email for this link.

Date Time
Friday 23 October 1:00pm Sold out
Sunday 25 October 1:00pm Sold out

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