Lost Stories Photography was a project delivered by the University of Derby, which started out as photography specific but expanded its reach further into Arts Faculty to include illustration, animation, graphic design and textiles. Topics that were covered included the history of John Smedley’s Mill and Duffield Castle; both activities included public exhibitions of the students work.
A small photographic landscape / recording the features of an historic building / ancient woodland project, with a small group of Year 6 pupils from a Long Row Primary school. The project tied into the ‘history’ element of the curriculum and a small exhibition was held of the works.
The project also encouraged the students to engage in the Lower Derwent Valley landscape offer interpretations of wildlife, built and natural heritage. These pieces were exhibit at the University of Derby ‘Big Show’ and at Wirksworth Arts Festival.
Lost stories photography
Lost stories of John Smedley’s