DICO International Digital Storytelling Online Workshop

This is an opportunity for UG and PG learners of Staffordshire University’s Performing, Media, Digital Arts, Games, Visual Arts, Fine Arts and Design programmes and the Create Place leadership programme to take part in an

International Digital Storytelling Online Workshop (2 ECTS credits)


Sustainability in Arts and Culture

Sign in for the workshop at (EVENTBRITE LINK, or contact Carola.Boehm@staffs.ac.uk)

This workshop gives participants an opportunity to reflect on (environmental, cultural, economic, and social) sustainability and share your ideas with other arts and culture students from five universities: MOME (Hungary), Stafforshire University (UK), Technical University of Dublin (Irland), Turku University of Applied Sciences (Finland) and University of Macerata (Italy).

In the workshop, we will use creative methods such as Photo Diary, creative writing and Digital Storytelling. Each student creates their own digital story on sustainability, approaching the theme from a personal perspective: what does sustainability mean in/for my studies, creative/artistic practice, and my identity and career as an arts/culture professional.  A web-based video editor WeVideo will be used for editing the digital stories.

You do not need any advanced skills in photography, or prior experience in Digital Storytelling or videoediting to participate in the workshop. You will, however, need:

  • A camera phone or a digital camera
  • A laptop or desktop computer (a touch screen tablet is not sufficient)
  • Google Chrome as a browser
  • An external mouse for your computer
  • A headset (headphones with a microphone)
  • Stable Internet connection
  • A silent room for audio recording

The workshop consists of a preassignment and 3 online workshop sessions (in Zoom):

  • –23.3.2022 Pre-assignment: Introducing yourself in Teams, readings on sustainability in arts and culture, and a Photo Diary assignment.
  • Thu 24.3.2022 Online session 1 at 11–17 (Finland) / 10–16 (Italy & Hungary) / 9–15 (UK & Irland)
  • Fri 1.4.2022 Online session 2 at 11–17 (Finland) / 10–16 (Italy & Hungary) / 9–15 (UK & Irland)
  • Fri 8.4.2022 Online session 3 at 11–17 (Finland) / 10–16 (Italy & Hungary) / 9–15 (UK & Irland)


Sign in for the workshop at (LINK, or contact Carola.Boehm@staffs.ac.uk)

Participants will receive an email ahead of the workshop, with instructions for the preassignment and for joining the Teams platform used for sharing instructions and materials of the workshop.

The workshop is part of the DICO project (DICO, Digital Career Stories – Opening new career paths for arts and culture students).