Yogi, visual artist, and punk rocker Suran Song explores what artistic and yogic practices have in common, and what they can learn from one another.
Suran began charting these connections as a Create Change Artist-in-Residence at the Laundromat Project. She has since transformed both a neighborhood laundromat and her own home into a yoga studio and public gathering space.
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It's something many of us are inquiring after in our work, but what really is change? What does it mean and what makes change possible?
Since 2001, Active Voice has been designing and implementing successful engagement programs that harness the power of filmmaking towards advocating for community-based and community-defined change. In this artsENGAGE blog salon post, Shaady Salehi, Executive Director of Active Voice, reflects on best practices Active Voice has learned about creating the conditions through which change can occur.
Last week, I made my first digital story. At the beginning of March, I entered into a new and exciting partnership with the Center for Digital Storytelling to create StoryLab (working title), an R&D wing embodying the power of story to help bring about a democratic and sustainable future.
In 2010 and 2011, NAMAC set out to better understand the challenges, opportunities and emerging strategies for independent media arts organizations in the digital era. Through four regional gatherings, a total of 64 media arts leaders in Boston, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area and Texas shared their experiences. Following the gatherings, NAMAC commissioned a series of eight case studies to learn more. This Report from the Field synthesizes key findings from all four convenings and incorporates rich illustrations gleaned from the case studies.
"If community radio geeks could have a holiday, it would certainly be celebrated with a barnraising."
In between finishing the new 1998 "Support for Media Centers" Funding Guidelines and leaving for New York to attend the Independent Feature Project Market, Alyce Myatt, the newly appointed Program Officer for Media at The John D. and Catherine T.