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Interview with Sasha Costanza-Chock

Here’s my latest NAMAC blog post. Topics are media literacy, media activism, new media curation. Interview with Sasha Costanza-Chock

Remix and Media Literacy: An Interview with video artist Elisa Kreisinger

I just started writing for a new series with NAMAC (National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture). I kicked off my contributions for the series with an interesting and fun interview with Elisa Kreisinger. Hope you enjoy!

About the NAMAC Bloggers

Just signed on as a NAMAC blogger — will be focused on media literacy, media activism, and emergent media forms/formats (especially transmedia). I should be getting my first post out there soon, and I am going to start out with an interview of remix artist, Elisa Kreisinger of Pop Culture Pirate, which should be a […]

Brainquake Returns!

In April 2010 Golbarg Bashi and Negar Mottahedeh started a movement they called Brainquake in celebration of women’s lives and achievements. They have now started a YouTube channel where they plan a series of interviews to build on these earlier efforts. Here’s the introductory video — this looks promising and I look forward to viewing!

Social Media Week — IML E- Corpse, an experiment in collaborative storytelling

As part of Social Media Week, my students from USC’s Institute for Multimedia Literacy participated in a collaborative storytelling event, an online exquisite corpse. We crowd-sourced our basic structure and ground rules amongst the students taking part and got rolling. Students have produced some pretty cool installments so far and the project will be ongoing […]

Bridging the Creative/Critical Divides

Great Discussion over at Arts Journal all this week on issues concerning artists, arts and technology, and creative rights. There are 22 guest bloggers from artists/media makers, policy folks, and academics like myself. I was fortunate to be one of those invited to blog. Check out the blog all this week and participate/comment! The above […]

Women and Silent Screen VI Conference, June 2010

Just a quick note to mention the upcoming Women and Silent Screen VI conference coming up next week in Italy. I am very excited that I will be able to attend this year as this is truly my favorite academic event. There are wonderful presentations, great scholarship, amazing screenings featuring beautiful prints of rare films, […]

Strategy for Social Change Initiatives: Shirts and Boobs

A couple of cross postings here on the recent Brain/Boob quake “face-off” that just went spinning through the social media orbit this past Monday, April 26. First, Lina Srivastava, my colleague from transmedia activism sets the stage for us and the following blog entry are post “quake” thoughts from the Brainquake organizer, the always amazing […]

Crossing the Wild River: R.I.P. Robin Wood (1931-2009)

Shared from the amazing Film Studies for Free website, by Catherine Grant. Crossing the Wild River: R.I.P. Robin Wood (1931-2009) Posted using ShareThis

Wayne State University Press – Reclaiming the Archive: Feminism and Film History – Edited by Vicki Callahan

Hi all, just a quick note with the link on the forthcoming collection. I will be putting up a website in the New Year with details on contributors and some fun extras so stay tuned! Wayne State University Press – Reclaiming the Archive: Feminism and Film History – Edited by Vicki Callahan