Tricia is an experienced InsightShare-trained Participatory Video facilitator, as well as being a lecturer, researcher and consultant, living in Portugal. She is also an associate lecturer on the MA Arts Administration and Cultural Policy, within the Institute of Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE), Goldsmiths, University of London. She started her career as one of the first media studies and media production teachers in further education in the early 1980s, and has worked in FE and community settings, using media to stimulate dialogue and promote change throughout her professional life.
She worked for Film London, both fundraising and grant management for programmes to develop new talent from unheard voices and in policy development. She has also held positions in both fundraising and in grant-making, having been a grants manager for the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Development Associate for Hi8Us Projects and Head of Training and Development in arts fundraising for Arts & Business.
She is a founder director of DigiTales Ltd., a research and digital storytelling company established in 2008, hosted by ICCE, using visual and participatory methods as action research tools. She has co-developed large-scale international projects using participatory arts and media and Digital Storytelling with marginalised groups. She has recently been awarded her PhD in Digital Storytelling with Older People.
Languages: English (native) ~ Portuguese (intermediate) ~ French (intermediate) ~ German (basic)