Students making documentaries about themselves

This is an article included in The Videomuseum Publication, a book gathering all presentations given at a media seminar for teachers at the Goethe Institute, Athens, 5 May 2012.I rewrote my presentation which deals especially with the outcomes of a 2 year project, helping youth groups make short documentary movies at school. Our project, “The videomuseums” involves teacher training and support from filmmakers also trained in media education.

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Looking back at our own work

Mess needs rearrangement, but it creates new forms too.

Mess needs rearrangement, but it creates new forms too.

Setting up a site feels like rearranging your workspace. You bring yourself to remember and re-discover all sorts of little and big projects that were realised and many others that never did. Notes, photographs and ideas pop up either through your drawers or your digital folders.