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15th Nov 2021
to 3rd Dec 2021

Age Range
All ages

Digital Folklore and Stories - Capturing the Ordinary

Calling all county Kildare-based artists, creatives, folklorists and community facilitators. 

Do you want to learn how to use your mobile phone to record, edit and share local folklore and oral history? Join artist/folklorist Michael Fortune ( for ‘Digital Folklore and Stories - Capturing the Ordinary’ and learn new techniques to record people and places, and edit short video. Over the course of 6 weekly sessions, learn methods to use your personal device as a tool for the collection of folklore and field-recording of history. 

This free 6-week online programme will cover :

  • Folklore presentation, methods etc;
  • Using mobile phone/tablet camera and editing using InShot;
  • Using social media/Zoom;
  • Editing audio;
  • Ongoing individual and group practical projects to put learning into practice;
  • Editing;
  • Peer review of content;
  • Archiving and back-up
‘Digital Folklore and Stories - Capturing the Ordinary’ has been devised by Michael Fortune and produced as part of Kildare’s Creative Ireland Digital Programme and supported by Kildare County Arts Service. 

Workshops will be delivered online via Zoom. Maximum 15 places available.  

Workshop dates: 15th, 19th, 22nd, 26th, 29th November and 3rd December

Workshop times: 10am – 12pm

Deadline for applications: *NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE*: Wednesday 10th November, 5pm

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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