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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 […]

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 […]

MIM Videos Featured in People’s Biennial at Haverford College 0

        There will be a loop of videos produced by Messages in Motion participants on display at Haverford from January 27 – March 2, 2012. People’s Biennial presents 36 contemporary artists who work in and near cities not traditionally considered American “art capitals”: Portland, Oregon; Rapid City, South Dakota; Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Scottsdale, Arizona; and […]

Int’l Day of Action for Migrants Rights 0

Here is an excerpt from one stop along the ‘Posadas’ during the International Day of Migrants Rights, here in Philly. “On Sunday, December 18th, people from every continent will be standing up and speaking out for the rights of migrants and against racism. Here in Philadelphia, members of a Latino congregation in N. Philly …came […]

Teen Tuesday at the Main Library 0

This series of videos was produced during our Teen Tuesday session at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Check them out… Video by “The True Hagemaru” Video by Dana: Video by Craig: Video by Desmonae and Carolann: Video by Olivia:

Termite TV/MIM featured in NAMAC article looking at community media in Philadelphia 0

“Philadelphia’s independent film and video community has a flavor all its own. Two major factors drive the city’s alternative media: an innate sense of community activism and a thriving creative culture. Two groups in particular, PhillyCAM and Termite TV, reflect the larger movement and tell essential aspects of the story.” Keep Reading! Great mention of […]