JUST RELEASED: download the Messages in Motion TOOLKIT! A Step by step zine to making your own media! The 4-page spread can be copied onto an 11x 17 document or used as individual pages.
La guia tambien esta disponible en espanol. Lo puedas bajar aqui.
This is the Beta version- so all feedback and suggestions are welcome.
|Team Children||Provides affordable computers to families, schools and organizations in the Philadelphia region.|
|Nonprofit Technology Resources||Provides affordable computers and training to residents in the Philadelphia region.|
|The Flip Spotlight Program has since ended, but…||You can still find Flip Cameras online, and other comparable web ready affordable cameras. Look for one with an external mic input if you can!|
|Google MyMaps Tutorial||Build multimedia content into a customized google map|
|50 Tools for creating Web-Based Stories||Great Directory of existing free online tools for building multimedia content|
|Videotoolbox||Free Online video editor (imovie, Windows moviemaker equivalent)|
|Flickr Visual Storytelling Group||How to tell a story in 5 frames- a nice activity with good examples|
|Tools from the MIT media lab||Cutting edge tools for civic engagement- several mapping and animation programs|
|Support local independent media outlets|
|Philadelphia Community Access Media||Watch PhillyCAM on Comcast Cable 66/966 or Verizon FIOS 29/ 30|
|Media Mobilizing Project||Media and movement building in Philly- Movements begin with the telling of untold Stories|
|WPEB 88.1 Radio station||FM Community Radio in West Philly|
|Defenstrator||Look for the newspaper and read up on local organizing and activism|
|Termite TV Collective||Local collective of video makers who produce, distribute and facilitate the creation of experimental and activist media that challenges the status quo and provides an alternative to corporate media|
Atkins, Robert, Rudolf Frieling, Boris Groys and Lev Manovich. The Art of Participation, 1950 to Now. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2008.
Avni, Ronit, Gillian Caldwell, Sam Gregory and Thomas Harding, eds. Video for Change. London: Pluto Press, 2005. Download chapters for free
Bansal,Lipika, Paul Keller and Geert Lovink, eds., In The Shade of the Commons: Towards a Culture of Open Networks, Waag Society, 2006. www.waag.org/project/shade
Bishop, Claire, ed. Participation. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2006.
Borrup, Tom. The Creative Community Builder’s Handbook. Saint Paul: Fieldstone Alliance, 2006.
Halleck, DeeDee. Hand-Held Visions. New York: Fordham University Press, 2002.
Lambert, Joe. Digital Storytelling Cookbook. Berkeley, Digital Diner Press, 2006. Download the introductory chapters
Nold, Christian, Ed. Emotional Cartography. Download a Low res version.
Tuters, Marc and Kazys Varnelis. “Beyond Locative Media.” Submitted 2006.
Related Projects of Interest:
The Stockyard Institute, Pedagogical Factory
Ant Farm Media Van 1972/2009 (Interview about the project with Floater magazine)
Groups and Spaces. A Web Portal for Independent Art spaces and Groups
Plausible Artworlds. Alternative Models of Creative practice
Community Arts Network. The archive of a great network dedicated to information exchange, dialogue and research of community-based art.