A collaboration between Queen Mary University of London and Hunan University, Changsha, China, with the Kam ethnic minority, China. Over 13 days in rural China we built a Maker space in the village of Hengling, and co-created an interactive drama and interactive art exhibition which was attended by over 300 local people.
Winner of the QM #EEAwards15 @EngageQM 2015 public engagement award.
Hunan University has led the New Channel Social Innovation Summer Camp successfully since 2009, with students, professors, designers, social researchers, and global companies like Microsoft and Huawei from around the world.
The QM team was led by Dr. Nick Bryan-Kinns, with Dr. Ben Bengler from the Interactional Sound and Music (ISAM) of the Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London. Our lead collaborator was Dr. Wei Wang, Hunan University, Changsha, China.
The QM team included students from across the University: Mahnoor Ahmad, Rachael Inman, Ross MacMillan, Billie Moore, and Zsofia Meszaros.