Tag Archives: Follow The Van!

Back at Russell Byers Charter School- Powerful Voices for Kids 0

Last week I returned to Russell Byers Charter School (last summer I did a daylong class there as well). We got to try out the new MIM toolkits, which was a useful resource have on hand. I showed a few shorts from the one minute junior site to get us started talking about different concepts: […]

Eco-media in motion: Postcards from Detroit 0

The Face of Environmental Justice: Industry and Possibility: Street Art: A guided tour  with historian, autoworker and organizer Rick Feldman at the Packard and Pole Auto Plants in Detroit. These videos were produced during the tour Eco-media Messages from Detroit tour during the Allied Media Conference. From these 3 perspectives, you can get a snapshot […]

On the road to Detroit 0

I’m heading out to the Allied Media Conference in Detroit. Stay tuned for videos and posts along the way! I will be co-presenting this workshop on Friday afternoon: TOUR: Eco-Media in Motion: Messages from Detroit (Kid Friendly) Presenters: Climate Confluence Network; Green Guerrillas Youth Media Tech Collective; Messages in Motion; Outta Your Backpack Media; Remedia; […]

Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration 0

These videos were produced in collaboration with the Asian Arts Initiative as part of a multi-week video production workshop focusing on the production of Immigrant Life Stories- in the Termite TV tradition. I facilitated one workshop with the participants today and we went to a festival that was happening at Franklin Square to record, and […]

A voice from the street 0

While I was at Franklin Square with my Van door open- waiting for a group of students to return with their videos, I had a visitor. John asked me what was going on- and I told him what I knew. He proceeded to give me his story about how he became homeless after getting shot […]

Youth Empowerment Summit 0

This collective video was made with a group of 35 students during a one-hour session at the central library as part of the annual Youth Empowerment Summit. This year’s theme was believe, belong, become- so that became the prompt for this piece.

Safe Space at YHEP 3

Yesterday was my second workshop with YHEP (Youth Health Empowerment Project). I was invited by Art Works!, a program of Mural Arts to facilitate video workshops at YHEP for the OUTspoken project. OUTspoken is a mutlimedia project which aims to create safe space for the voices of LGBTQ young people and their allies in Philadelphia. […]

MIM at Main Library- teen workshops 1

We are going on to workshop 3 at the main library. Normally the regular teen workshops happen on Tuesday, so we were a little unsure about turn out and participation on Thursdays. The workshops are open to all teens between ages of 14-19 (give or take), but out of convenience most of the youth who […]

Through Their Eyes 0

My neighbor tipped me off to this show, which I ran over to see as it was getting dark  (even though it will still be up for a few more weeks. You can find these portraits tied to the trees in Palumbo Park, next to Fleisher Art Memorial on Catherine between 7th and 8th. The […]

Everyone has their own interpretation 0

After depleting and inhaling 6 aerosol cans of various intensities of spray glue, and still having sagging fabic on the ceiling, I decided to look for a professional. After several frustrated google searches for auto interior shops, I found this comment which stated that “they are very creative. they can install allkinds of gadgets to […]