An online remix tool that might be very helpful in VCL and other courses. Looks delicious.
Bill Moyers says, “In the tradition of groundbreaking photojournalists like Jacob Riis, Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans, a group of photojournalists working today have brought their work together at AmericanPoverty.org to “dispel stereotypes and encourage actions that can create lasting impact in the lives of disadvantaged people.”
Looks like a book for future versions of this course.
I interrupt your blog with an important message. Maria Popova’s blog is da bomb and this post about a new book is a perfect gift for anyone in English 357, Visual Culture and Language.
I now return you to regularly scheduled posts.
Kevin Brooks, VCL inventor.
Pogo has emerged as a major remixer, and in this 8 minute video he takes us behind the curtain of his wizardry.
But among the trio’s greatest feats was the radical reshuffling and remixing of traditional specialized silos, wherein writers write in solitude, editors edit against impossible deadlines, designers design with purely aesthetic concerns, and booksellers sell based on rigid categories engineered around a stale market. In the foreword, Adam Michaels observes the “pedagogical prejudices” that have created a chasm between education in design and education in writing: Most educational superstructures ensure that the art student and the liberal arts student shall never meet. The alienation between text and image production is learned early on and reinforced by increased professionalization over the course of life.”
Liz linked to a video from the site Political Video Remix, a treasure trove of impressive remixes and a great resource page linked here.