Tagged: video

“Why Does This Happen?” awarded at Futures of Visual Anthropology

VAST AwardMy mash-up film, “Why Does This Happen?” was awarded the “Best Super-Short” prize at the 2014 Futures of Visual Anthropology conference at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, April 3-4.

The conference was excellent overall, with a mixture of film, installation and interactive work. Most drew on traditional ethnographic approaches while also pointing towards innovations via consideration and use of social media spaces; creative soundscape and image-based projects. Particularly useful were reassessments and critical appraisals – both explicit and tentative – of “participatory” research… Continue reading

Occupy DC multi-media coverage

I’ve been involved in Occupy DC since October. It’s the Washington-based branch of the Occupy movement that sprung up in the US following the September rallies in Wall St. New York… I’m sure you’ll have heard about it!

I’ve joined the Editorial Board for our independent newspaper there, The Occupied Washington Times, and wrote an article for the first edition. I’ve also covered the early days of the Occupation for Red Pepper. Finally, I made a very short promo for a group of hunger strikers affiliated with the movement, who are campaigning for voting rights for D.C.

Drop me a line at: siobhanodc@gmail.com if you want to know more about the movement.