Behind the 2008 Time-Based Arts Festival

Originally aired on KBOO FM Portland, September 2008 My second ever radio special for KBOO aired on the late Julie Bernard's Arts Focus program. It is a documentary about the 2008 Time-Based Arts Festival produced by Portland Institute for Contemporary Art. I would go on to produce special programs and blog coverage on the festival… Continue reading Behind the 2008 Time-Based Arts Festival

I Should Have a Documentary for All the Thoughts I Didn’t Say

https://vimeo.com/154455535 Co-Produced and Edited by Forrest Brennan, for THRU Media, in 2016. This mini-documentary was meant to give a tantalizing impression of the performance by Source Material Collective, entitled "I Should Have a Party for All the Thoughts I Didn't Say." Headed by the young Samantha Shay, this performance represented a showcase for her vision… Continue reading I Should Have a Documentary for All the Thoughts I Didn’t Say

The Wheel of Contradiction Turns on Yemen

Anti-government protestors spray foam and wave their national flags as they celebrate President Ali Abdullah Saleh's departure to Saudi Arabia, in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, June 5, 2011. Thousands of protesters are dancing and singing in the Yemeni capital Sanaa after the country's authoritarian leader flew to Saudi Arabia to receive medical treatment for wounds he suffered in a rocket attack on his compound. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Analysis of the Yemen crisis recalls a lost narrative. This article was originally published at THRU.Media on June 5, 2015, as "Yemen Crisis and the Wheel of Contradiction." It has been edited for quality without updating information or altering the original narrative. The Yemen Crisis only recently grabbed my attention during the usual morning routine… Continue reading The Wheel of Contradiction Turns on Yemen