For twenty years David Charles Plate has explored the mysteries of synchronicity in films and music. Enlightened by his occult and cultural studies, David has brought light to a little understood area of human experience..
Back in the day, people feared that grandmama might fall victim to a familiar masquerading as a cat or fly. Now, we fear that grandma will fall prey to fake news or a scam spread by a bot. Familiar Shapes, a documentary in production by Heather D. Freeman, explores surprising similarities between bots and familiars.
The 5th Drone Cinema Film Festival, featuring cutting-edge digital media artists working in dronge, glitch, and industrial ambient sound art, owes its existence to Kim Cascone. Best known for musical compositions, Kim released more than fifty records since 1984, and his indie label Silent Records serves as a cutting edge digital distribution hub for electronic sound art.
In California, fire and water are the big worries. How can we ensure having enough fresh water? How can we avoid out of control wildfires? In this dialogue, Dr. Arielle Halpern and Andy Fusso of the Mt. Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center discuss serious threats facing the Mt. Shasta area, how indigenous cultures can teach us about solving problems, their lives before they became Water Protectors, and more.
Artist, curator, and computer science teacher Love Leonce is co-founder of the Timoun Rezistans Art School, which teaches art and computer science to young children in Haiti. The seventh in this series about creatives using social networking to find non-local audiences is this interview with Love Leonce.
The sixth in my series of interviews about creative people using social networking as a direct way of reaching both content creators and new audiences features writer, professor and activist Alyssa Waugh, whose upcoming anthology I AM STRENGTH includes stories by “everyday superwomen,” powerful women of all walks of life (accepting submissions until June 25).
The fourth in my series of interviews about artists using social networking to find
their audience features Lauren Over, Obey Clothing designer, poster artist for John Legend’s urban gardening documentary “Can You Dig This,” and creator of the food foraging multimedia book and project “Sidewalk Superfoods.”