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Why ‘hearing it’ is so important by Julia Letts

NEWS : December 12, 2012

Over the past few weeks I have been listening back to the ‘Black Country Stories’ that I’ve recorded during the last six months. The stories are the personal memories and experiences of a wide range of people, who were photographed by Martin Parr earlier this year. And these people are as diverse as they are […]


Documentary film of Small Change: Stirchley – The Making of Stirchley Park (SC01)

NEWS : November 7, 2012

Multistory have produced a series of films, with the filmmaker Ewan Jones-Morris, to document four Small Change Community Projects. The films ‘shine a light’ on a particular problem in a community and give communities an opportunity to respond to issues that affect them in new, creative and unconventional ways. The films show how Small Change […]


Podcast Features ‘Where We Dream’

NEWS : October 29, 2012

Where We Dream is featured in a conversation on episode 3 of Chris Goode & Company’s Thompson’s Live podcast. Joining Chris for this recording at Stoke Newington International Airport were: Phelim McDermott, co-artistic director of Improbable Rajni Shah, performance maker John Hall, poet; Professor of Performance Writing, University College Falmouth The panel were asked to […]


Charlemont – Committee of Lost Memories

NEWS : October 11, 2012

Katy and Torange are proposing a pop-up shop and cafe in a row of shops, on Charelemont Estate, West Bromwich, which will take place over 1-2 weeks in February 2012. Leading on from their previous research in the area, the shop would have multiple functions including: acting as an archive space for collecting and displaying […]


Black Country Stories with Multistory

NEWS : October 9, 2012

by Manjeet Gil What Is Black Country Stories? Earlier this year we (Black Country Cinema) were contacted by Sandwell based charity Multistory about the possibility of working on a project to tell the story of the ‘everyday life’ in the Black Country. With our earlier work including Luv’in the Black Country and Walk 17 being […]


Black Country Stories Oral History

NEWS : September 19, 2012

By Julia Letts, Project Interviewer Ever wondered what it’s like to work in a brewery? Yesterday I got the chance to interview Phil Parkinson at Marston’s in Wolverhampton, to record his personal story of living and working in the Black Country. Phil doesn’t come from this part of the world, but he calls it home […]


David Goldblatt in conversation

NEWS : September 18, 2012

We are very excited that David Goldblatt will be in the UK on 21 September, to work with Multistory until 20 October, 2012. We are very proud and honoured that he will be spending time in the Black Country. We thought we’d share a film of David talking about his work with the curator and […]