The amazing subjects covering in this email include: Experimental Film Festival–Fluoride/Hitler– Open Engagement Conference–Wage Theft–Home Defenders–Remix Class at PCM–Immigrant Rights Tour–Juvenile Prison Reform Read it in all it’s glory here.
B Media is collaborating with the EFF Portland Film Festival to bring the public a participatory remix game during the second annual festival. “A Symphonic Exquisite Corpse” is the name of the game, and the public can help remix found footage to different parts of Stravinksy’s “The Rite of Spring.” B Media is providing the Read more about Exquisite Corpse Remix Game at EFF Portland[…]
B Media is super excited to teach a low-cost, introductory workshop at Portland Community Media about our favorite sort of media –the remix video. In the era of information overload, the art of video remix and sampling opens up exciting opportunities in working with digital media. In this six-session summer class, participants will learn to Read more about New Remix Course @ PCM[…]
B Media is a featured artist at this year’s 2013 Open Engagement Conference, an initiative of Portland State University’s Art and Social Practice MFA concentration. Open Engagement is an international conference that sets out to explore various perspectives on art and social practice and expand the dialogue around socially engaged art making. The conference is a Read more about BMC Featured Artist at Open Engagement Conference[…]
B Media jumped into the cultural meme game with a parody of Hitler advocating for fluoride in Portland’s public water system. The debate over fluoridating Portland’s water system will come to a vote this month. Read what the WWeek had to say about the film parody. In terms of fluoridation, B Media’s core beliefs are Read more about Willamette Week Features B Media’s Fluoride Hitler Meme[…]
May Day is a day celebrating workers and immigrant rights, a day for recognizing strength in numbers, and remembering the history of community resistance and labor struggles throughout time. B Media made a short promotional video for the PDX May Day Coalition.
People in Portland, Oregon, have been protecting families from eviction with active community defense since December 2011. This short documentary, made in partnership with We Are Oregon, introduces you to the folks who are committed to housing justice, even if they’re not experiencing eviction themselves. Meet Emily, a 9-month-pregnant woman who is also full-time student, Read more about New Video: Home Defenders[…]
B Media collaborated with the Portland Solidarity Network on this informational short to raise awareness about wage theft. The Portland Solidarity Network (PDXSol) is an all-volunteer organization devoted to advocating for the rights of workers and tenants. They use direct action to confront individuals, organizations, or corporations responsible for exploiting, harassing, or cheating – in Read more about New video: This is Wage Theft[…]
B Media worked with the Partnership for Safety and Justice to make a short infomercial for their current campaign to minimize juvenile sentencing as adults. Partnership for Safety and Justice works with people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of both to advocate for policies that make Oregon’s approach to public Read more about New Video: We Deserve Better[…]
This Spring B Media is partnering with PNCA to bring an amazing mash-up video course. From the radical roots of the culture jamming form, to the techniques necessary to do it, students will become political remix video aficionados –and make their own short film throughout the course. This is the last week to sign up Read more about B Media To Teach Remix Course @ PNCA[…]