Creativity

Generations Working Together

Iriss.fm, Episode 234

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Conversation with Kate Samuels from Generations Working Together about the work it does to promote and support intergenerational practice. She also chatted to Keith Mitchell and Natalie Stewart from Glasgow’s Golden Generation; and Charlotte Craig from Impact Arts about their intergenerational work.  

Outspoken Arts

Iriss.fm, Episode 231

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A creative organisation interested in work which references cutting edge social issues such as creative learning, stories of migration and asylum, issues affecting LGBT people, disability, ethnicity, creative ageing and social health and well-being.

Limelight Music

Iriss.fm, episode 152

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Michael McEwan speaks to Gordon Dougall, Artistic Director of Limelight Music, a Scottish Equalities professional music training and production company.

Serendipity and conference attendance

Narrative Practitioner Conference
Narrative Practitioner Conference, Keele University, 2009. I asked audience members to bring objects with them. In the photo, they are exchanging them with someone whom they do not know.

I remember quite well a major national disciplinary group’s annual conference in Birmingham that I attended some time ago now.

Curating social care digital content - learning from other industries

Keeping track of digital content, deciding what to read. listen to and watch can be daunting.

In the music industry radio and the music press used to be how peoples listening and buying decisions would be influenced. Helping people to navigate genres, styles, fads, the niche and eccentric.

However, today radio and the printed word are no longer preeminent. With youtube being the biggest music discovery platform and the hype machine being the 'have to go to' music blog review site how can people get heard above the crowd?