“What he’s saying to me is, there is no big solution. It’s broken! We’re all complicit in a broken system, and in a broken world. The question isn’t how can I fix it all. But how can I, with my own two hands, do good work, every day. And I find that immensely hopeful.”
When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby-talk, when, in short, a people become an audience, and their public business a vaudeville act, then a nation finds itself at risk; culture-death is a clear possibility.
Designed and developed SUCCEED Blog—a small gesture towards combating the collective negativity of the FAIL meme. If you see any awesome, well done, successful moments please submit them. Together we can celebrate SUCCEED!
Developed the strategy and plan for a custom URL shortener that allows clients to track links shared through press releases and social media while promoting their brand—instead of promoting, say, bit.ly.
Movie Class is an ethnographic film about the exercise of power in an after-school program whose ostensible mission is to teach kids how to make movies. It is a theory and report on the unintentionally dangerous ways an unexamined promotion of meritocracy can be used as a tool for authoritarianism. Rhetorically the film attempts to problemitize the American Dream that you can be whatever you want to be.