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Oxfam Press release

Oxfam launches innovative app revealing human stories behind donated items Ever wished an object could tell its story? That’s the idea behind Oxfam’s unique pilot scheme, Oxfam Shelflife, launching on 27 February in 10 Oxfam shops across Manchester. The Oxfam … Continue reading

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The Thingema and The Memory Mix

In October Jane and I worked with the National Museum of Scotland at their central Edinburgh site to explore a series of extensions to the Tales of Things project. As well as a series of story capture workshops that gathered … Continue reading

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Memory capturing at the Dundee Science Festival

As part of the Dundee Science Festival, Tales of Things will have a pop-up stand at the Family Fun Day this Sunday 13th November. Bring in a favourite object which has a good story and we’ll capture the story using … Continue reading

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BBC Reel History at the National Museum of Scotland

Join Tales of Things at the Museum to celebrate Scotland’s history through archive films as part of a new series on BBC2 – Reel History of Britain . Some of you may remember that in April we tagged the Museum’s, … Continue reading

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TOTeM at Postdigital Encounters – Who Might We Be..?

In a few hours, we’ll be running a TOTeM workshop at the Journal of Media Practice‘s Postdigital Encounters symposium at the Watershed Media Centre, Bristol. Whereas most previous TOTeM workshops have focused on generating and showcasing object memories, Who Might … Continue reading

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Oxfam Curiosity Shop

We are very pleased to announce our latest partnership with Oxfam for their Curiosity Shop in Selfridges, London. The Curiosity Shop opens tomorrow (1st April to the 10th of April) and here you will find a host of fantastic fashion … Continue reading

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In the Metro

Today saw QR codes being highlighted in the Metro, hopefully this will encourgae people to start scanning more. The article looks at Zoo Records who associated music with the codes, alongside TOTeM’s project RememberMe which was a collaboration with Oxfam. … Continue reading

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Tales of War Time Things tonight!

Tonight sees the screening of tales from Hillingdon residents relating to their experiences of World War II, the films and objects will be on display on the 20th October at 7.30pm Uxbridge Library. Tales include one residents escape from Prisoner of War … Continue reading

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BME Launch Success

The BME Tales of Things Exhibition launch on 1st October was a huge success! About 100 visitors enjoyed music, dance and storytelling from Global Fusion Music and Arts, the Indian Cultural Society, Greenwich Council for Racial Equality, the Greenwich Ajoda … Continue reading

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TOTeM and Oxfam

RememberMe, the project we did back in May in an Oxfam Shop in Manchester is still getting press, proving that there definitely is potential for charity shops to integrate this system into their stores. If attaching memories to our old … Continue reading

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