"Be the Media" Workshop: Online Recipe Box , with Amy Halloran and Ellie Markovitch

Date/Time
Date(s) - Sunday 10/24/2010
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

REGISTER at: http://mediasanctuary.org/workshopregistration

For more info, or find out about scholarship opportunities,
e-mail workshops@MediaSanctuary.org or call (518) 272-2390

A digital storytelling workshop led by a writer/photographer team, focusing on food as a tool to capture powerful and evocative personal histories.

Please join photographer Ellie Markovitch and writer Amy Halloran for an afternoon of food and digital storytelling.  

Bring a meaningful recipe, relevant photographs, and your camera.

Check out STORY COOKING for more info!

Learn how to condense the evocative experiences
of cooking and eating in to digital stories that will convey
 the depth and details of your human connections.

Ellie Markovich is a professional photo-journalist who has
worked in NYC and Paris, France. Born in Brazil and now a resident of Troy, she
is fluent in three languages with extensive experience producing on-the-street
interviews. Ellie is currently in the MFA Program in the Arts Department at
RPI. A student of Professor Miller’s “Art, Community, Technology” course, she
is the lead “Artist/Educator” on the peer-training pilot project with Denise
Ramos and Alvin Gyles.
 

Amy Halloran is a local prose writer, teacher and freelance writer specializing in profiles, promotional materials,

and nonfiction features. Her work runs in newspapers and magazines such as

Salon, The Seattle Weekly, and Working Mother.  She is the recipient of five grants from the New York State

Council on the Arts.

Contact Amy Halloran at ahall@capital.net with questions, or go online to http://mediasanctuary.org/workshops

to register now. Contact workshops@mediasanctuary.org or call 518-272-2390 with questions.

Registration: $40


SCHOLARSHIPS
We recognize that while $40 is a pretty good deal for a media workshop, not everyone can afford it. We HIGHLy value diverse groups of workshop participants and encourage anyone who is interested in attending, but anable to pay the fee, to apply for a scholarship.

SCHOLARSHIPS
We recognize that while $40 is a pretty good deal for a media workshop, not everyone can afford it.  We HIGHLY value diverse groups of workshop participants and encourage anyone who is interested in attending, but unable to pay the fee, to apply for a scholarship.

— The “Be The Media!” Workshop series provides local artists, producers, and citizen journalists with opportunities to acquire and improve the skills necessary for successful and high-impact independent media-making.

The workshops series, now in its 9th season, offers chances to explore the use of technology in making art and media, and build the creative capacity of our region. Geared to suit people who know a lot or a little about digital tools, the workshops are suitable for both curious novices, and seasoned users ready to hone their skills. The instructors are world-renowned media artists with expertise in many fields, and come from the Capital District and beyond.

The “Be The Media!” Workshop Series is presented in partnership with the Hudson Mohawk Independent Media Center, with the financial support of Holding Our Own and the New York State Council on the Arts. Each 4-hour workshop will be held in The Sanctuary for Independent Media at 3361 6th Avenue in Troy, NY.

 

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