Sutainable DIY New MediaLeave a Comment
In 2007, my colleague Damien and I presented at Women, Action and the Media! at M.I.T. a workshop entitled Sustainable DIY New Media. I’ve just come across the presentation in its entirety on video.
Sarah Jenny Bleviss, new media artist, social justice advocate, former blogger, and web developer for $pread Magazine
Axon Damien Luxe, DIY media-maker, electro performer, art director, and event curator, aka Hadassah Hill
The goal of this presentation is to relay vital, how-to new media strategies for people with limited to moderate internet experience and no to moderate capital. We will cover specifics on how to use the web to establish an internet presence for an existing cause or how to create a project founded in new media, using web 1.0 HTML page building skills, and web 2.0 capabilities such as broadcasting and social networking to foster community and action. We will focus on utilizing shareware and freeware to ensure that access to programs is as economically obstacle-free as possible. All participants will leave the presentation with a knowledge bank and insight into how to utilize this medium to increase their visibility, as well as hands-on skills and online resources.