DAY ONE – Thursday 18 May
13:30 – 15:00 Workshop (parallel): hands-on training using tools for storytelling
How to choose your workshop? More about the content of each training
- Simple infographics
There are several tools with which you can easily visualise data and make infographics. In this workshop, we will introduce you to a few.
Homework: try to monitor something in your life for at least one day. Think about what people do on trains, what you have eaten on a day and what shirt clothes people on the conference wear. Write it down and bring it to the workshop.
- Longreads and scrollytelling
Ever wondered how The Guardian creates beautiful interactive longreads? There are tools for that! We will introduce you to the online tool Atavist in which you tell a (longer) story using text, video, photo and audio.
Homework: Think about the most impressive, beautiful or sad story of your life and bring 4 pictures that have anything to do with that story.
See during the workshop: https://michelsimons.atavist.com/workshopatavist for a manual
Bullets points to show the development in time of a certain story are very old fashioned! There are tools available to tell the history of something.
Homework: Find information about the life of your superhero.
Choose, do your homework and take your laptop with you