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New Videos from Starlight Studio artists 0

My first stop in Buffalo was at the Starlight Studio and Art Gallery. As part of my residency at Squeaky Wheel, we had coordinated in advance with Starlight to organize 4 2-hr workshops. We worked with a group of 6 adults, none of whom had ever produced a video before, but are all really talented […]

Messages in Motion arrives in Buffalo 0

The MIM Van arrived in Buffalo on Sunday night. I will be staying until June 15th, as an artist in residence at Squeaky Wheel. Under the general theme of “Present spaces, future spaces,” I’ll be exploring creative uses of underutilized  public and vacant spaces. These photos are actually not at all representative of the landscape […]

Final Videos from Casa Monarca 0

This is a series of 5 videos that was produced by adults at Casa Monarca. This group worked together over 5 weeks to  write a script, storyboard, film and edit their videos. This series of workshops culminated in a community screening on April 28th. We had a nice audience, and even filmmed a few more […]

MIM Visits Emerging Artists Creativity Hub 0

Stop Racism: Yesterday was a very full and productive day with 8  students at the Emerging Artists Creativity Hub, a project of Young Audiences at the College of New Jersey. EACH says:  “Our goal is to provide young artists, ages 13-17, with study and work experience in the arts far beyond the typical high school […]

MIM installation on display at the Painted Bride 0

  Last night  the Reciprocity show opened at the Painted Bride. This show was curated by Pepon Osorio and features work by  7 artists whose projects explore   themes of give and take. I was excited to participate in this show, and it gave me an opportunity to recurate some of the existing MIM documentation and […]

InteROWaction 0

This video was produced by Tyler Community Art student, Stephanie Pennypacker for the Reciprocity show at the Painted Bride April 6-June 6, 2012.

Homebound Exchange 0

Video created by Jay Ostia during a workshop with Community Arts students at Tyler, as a contribution to the Reciprocity show at the Painted Bride April 6-June 6 2012.

Workshops begin at Casa Monarca 0

Tonight there was a great turnout for the first of 4 workshops at Casa Monarca. I will be working with this group of 12 adults to produce short videos that will premiere April 30th as part of the De Pueblo a Pueblo festival. I started out by sharing a few videos to give a sense […]

Exciting Spring Workshops Planned! 0

 This Saturday MIM will be at the LEAD workshop at the Science Leadership Academy. Coordinated by the Mazzoni Center Mazzoni Center, dozens of high school students, teachers, and allies from around the city and region will gather from 10 AM to 4 PM, for the annual LEAD event!  LEAD is aimed at high school students […]

MIM honored at South by Southwest 0

      On Sunday March 18th, I was honored at the Dewey Winburne Community Services Awards at SXSW. Although not knowing much about Dewey, I learned that evening that he taught media skills and storytelling to at risk high school kids- he recognized the power of media as a connecting tool, and as a way for […]