Category Archives: Follow the Van!

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Videos from Holy Child 0

Videos produced as part of a day-long workshop with Young Audiences at Holy Child Academy working with 23 4th-8th graders. Working in teams, they produced these 4 short vids: Late: The Janitor: The Robbery Chase: One More Goal:

MIM continues Temporary Media Zone 0

During the month of August, Messages in Motion has been visiting the vacant lot at the corner of N. 6th and Oxford. Each session has used different approaches to engage the neighborhood in creating short video postcards about their interests, their community and their neighborhood. Videos have ranged from short vocal and dance performances, walks […]

MIM to activate a Temporary Media Zone at N. 6th and Oxford in AUGUST 0

With a grant from the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, Messages in Motion will be working at the vacant lot, located at N. 6th and Oxford streets, to activate a ‘Temporary Media Zone,”  for the production and distribution of short video messages and hyperlocal media by neighborhood residents. During the duration of the Temporary Media Zone, I […]

MIM visits NJ schools with support from Young Audiences 0

The MIM van will be conducting workshops at Various NJ schools from March-June. Stay tuned for more details and videos from the students! Philipsburg Middle School February-March, featured afterschool program Grace Dunn Middle School, Trenton, March 7th, visiting 6th-7th grade classes Wolf Hill Elementary School, Oceanport, June 5-6, visiting elementary school classes

Decarcerate PA videos! 0

On Saturday Nov 3rd I facilitated a workshop with organizers from Decarcerate PA, including 3 members of YASP (Youth Arts Self Empowerment Project), a coalition organization which campaigns to overturn Act 33, which tries juveniles as adults in PA. Decarcerate PA is a grassroots campaign working to end mass incarceration in Pennsylvania. This is a […]

Messages in Motion at the Ever Never Night Market 0

The Ever Never Night Market was a popup carnaval that took place on Saturday Sept 22 at the Little Berlin Fairgrounds in Kensington. I invited people in to the van to record a message to some in the future. I recorded 15 messages that are being sent out over the next 6 months. Some of […]

MIM to Start Workshops in collaboration with Street Movies / Scribe Video Center 0

In an exciting partnership with Scribe Video Center, Messages in Motion will be working with 6-8 community groups prior to Street Movies to facilitate video workshops with community groups so that they can produce their own short videos to be shown alongside the Street Movies short films.  Stay tuned as workshops have gotten underway and […]

Last week in Buffalo… 0

Tomorrow will wrap 5 weeks in Buffalo. A whirlwind, of 10 workshops and 12 great videos produced. From our workshops with the teens at Seneca Babcock we produced a collaborative video over the last 2 sessions…  One of the students suggested the theme of exploring the lack of opportunities for teens in the neighborhood, and […]

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 […]