MA Narrative Environments

Community Engagement

Storyshapes – Dreambase: a parklet design for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

“Dreambase” is the second of two proposals developed by MA Narrative Environments students for a parklet outside Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).  Due to its size, GOSH is a dominant presence in its local neighbourhood. This parklet aims to ease stakeholder tensions and integrate the institution with the diverse local community by creating an inviting

Smyle: Say Hello!

Smyle is a well established creative agency with offices in Islington. Passionate about fusing technology with creativity, they brief first year MA NE students to imagine a socially engaged holiday installation in the Smyle windows and lobby. The students created an interactive “Wave Chain” installation to counter loneliness in Islington, which is nationally ranked the borough