Community Digital Storytelling Workshops

The Vancouver Sun wrote a piece about the Mount Pleasant Community Art Screen and how our Digital Storytelling Workshop fits into the larger project. The workshops are sponsored by the grunt gallery, with funding from the Vancouver Foundation.

Mount Pleasant Community Art Screen Workshops

Fall 2020 Community Digital Stories

Join us for free community digital storytelling workshops every spring and fall in workshops provided through the grunt gallery!

ARTIST-FACILITATORS: Lorna Boschman & Sebnem Ozpeta
WHERE: In 2020, join us for online workshops

Lorna Boschman is a media artist who collaborates in community. From her earliest documentary Scars (1986), through collaborations with Vancouver artists Kiss & Tell (1992-2002), the self-advocate community (2000, 2006), and digital storytelling mentorship supporting a lesbian living with metastatic cancer in just being (2015), Lorna’s provocative approach to media creation has illuminated numerous hidden stories beneath visible layers. 

Lorna designed a digital storytelling workshop for the research study Cancer’s Margins. She was the Vancouver Mayor’s 2016 Arts Award honoree for Film & New Media and chose Sebnem Ozpeta as the 2016 Emerging Artist for Film & New Media.

Sebnem Ozpeta is a Vancouver-based visual artist, video editor, and videographer. She studied graphic design in Turkey, where she was born and raised.

Fall 2019 Community Digital Stories

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Visceral visual meditation and reflection on how we perceive change...

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No Vacancy

No one believed her when she said that wildlife occupied...

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An Indigenous healthcare worker in Vancouver encounters systemic racism firsthand...

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Homage to 13 local Labyrinths. Imagine the Labyrinths are portals...


Spring 2019 Community Digital Stories

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Off the Map

Extending the boundaries of Mount Pleasant in a futuristic tale....

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The storyteller photographed orange fencing around the trees of Mount...

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"How do you say soul in your language?" asks the...

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Images from Apt.#411 are signs of the daily life of...


Summer 2018 Community Digital Stories

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Silent Azaan

Created during grunt gallery’s 2018 Mount Pleasant Community Art Screen...