‘A Different Lens’ reaches Digital Storytelling award longlist.

Celebrating digital and tech innovation in arts and culture. Digital storytelling awards

Thread and Word’s project ‘A Different Lens’ has been selected for the second round of the Digital Culture Awards in their Digital Storytelling category. We’d like to say thank you to everyone who’s contributed to Thread and Word over the last couple of years. Throughout lockdown, opening up and locking down again, Thread and Word artists have […]

Take part and watch it grow – the Interactive Map of Margate!

A Different LENS is emotional cartography. We’re working with artists and community to bring the map to life. The map entries engage with authors who became blind or visually impaired during their lifetime. It makes connections with Margate through the contributions of artists and community members from East Kent Mencap. Maps are somehow shy. But […]

Take part and watch it grow – the Interactive Map of Margate!

Join a celebratory #DistanceDrift led by the artist, Sonia Overall on Sunday 13 September at 10 a.m. Sonia is a writer, psychogeographer, founder of the Women Who Walk network and a Senior Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University. Sonia’s project DistanceDrift for Margate is a remote, synchronised walk responding to the sites and texts of […]

Something different – the Interactive Map of Margate launches tomorrow!

A Different LENS is an interactive map, produced by Elspeth Penfold through the artist group Thread and Word. The map uses locative media and can be accessed through a URL on a phone or computer. All you need is the link. Immerse yourself in Milton, poet’s corner, psychogeography, Newgate Gap, James Thurber and personal responses […]