Alex Rivera is a filmmaker who has been telling new, urgent, and visually adventurous Latino stories for more than twenty years.
Video: “Reworking the Archive: The Southeast Chicago Archive and Storytelling Project”
What are some unexplored ways that online environments can help us rethink “the archive”?
Video: Adam Charles Hart, “Beyond the Living Dead: Treasures from the George A. Romero Archive”
“The largest and most revelatory component of the archive is the hundreds of projects that George A. Romero never got to make.”
Podcast: William Uricchio, “Why Co-Create? And Why Now? Reports from A Field Study”
Professor William Uricchio on how co-creation is picking up steam as a claim, aspiration, and buzz-word du jour. But what is and why does it matter?
Vivek Bald, “If I Could Reach the Border…”
Vivek Bald will read from a new essay that uses a teenage encounter with police and the justice system to explore questions of immigrant acceptability, racialization, and the South Asians American embrace of model minority status.
Collective Wisdom: Co-Creating Media within Communities, across Disciplines and with Algorithms
First-of-its-kind field study of the media industry highlights trends, opportunities, and challenges to help advance the understanding and recognition of co-created works and practices
Incomplete Sentences: Exploitation and Empowerment in American Incarceration Media
In order to interrogate the ways in which such popular media can lift up or drown out the voices of those who are incarcerated, I critically analyze three case studies: a popular television show, an acclaimed podcast, and a recently released feature film with an accompanying documentary.