Our true colours: A collage of four womens’ stories

Woodrow, Nina (2014) Our true colours: A collage of four womens’ stories. [Film/Video]

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Description

The Our True Colours project brought together a group of four young women from refugee backgrounds to explore life narratives using visual arts and participatory video. The video is a celebration of their strengths and insights into the resettlement process. The Our True Colours storytelling project included an interactive art exhibition, a public screening event on International Women’s Day in 2014 and the creation of a website to permanently host the project: ourtruecolours.org

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ID Code: 82832
Item Type: Creative Work (Film/Video)
Refereed: No
Additional Information: This short film and the associated online content are the tangible outcomes of fieldwork undertaken by Nina Woodrow a PhD Candidate at Queensland University of Technology, Creative Industries Faculty. It was generated via a program of participatory action research, using media arts practice with young people diverse cultural backgrounds. It is being used as community education and advocacy resources by industry partners involved in this research.
Other Contributors:
Role Contributors
artists/storytellers
  • Machemeh
  • Parwana
  • Shakila
  • Shukria
co-creator
  • Madeleine Belfrage
visual designers
  • Kirsten Sillitoe and Monica Jimenez.
Funders: Mercy Community Services – Romero Centre, QUT
Keywords: participatory video, refugees, women, youth, socially engaged arts
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies (200102)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Deposited On: 27 Mar 2015 01:06
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2015 06:16

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