Digital Stories

kierra at digital neighborhoodFrom June to December 2010, The Peoplestown Project worked with neighborhood middle grades and high school students to use visual and performing arts to explore overlapping themes of self, community, and civic life.  At Emmaus Houses’s Summer Middle Grades Arts Camp, artist-campers created and performed stories relevant to and reflective of their lives, and used digital storytelling techniques to write their biographies.  And in the fall 2010 Emmaus House Saturday Arts Program, six middle and high school girls used photography and audio and visual technologies to create digital narratives about themselves, others, and their neighborhood.  Here’s a sampling of their work:

This is Trey’s Story