Archive for Media

Sonoran Muses: Stylized Portrait Series Honors the Desert

There is something magical that occurs in the Sonoran Desert when all of the savage, piercing, desperate forms of plant life decide to procreate. In the spring and summer monsoon seasons, this normally drab environment suddenly bursts [...]

I Speak For The Spirit of Water & Those Who Have No Voice

“I can see clearly through the sentimental veil of childhood memories, the voices of my Elders that taught me about the water as a sacred being… I am here to tell you not to forget… that the [...]

9 Emerging Artists Present Engaging New Media Dedicated to Water!

When we apply our most cutting-edge technology towards the preservation of, and education about natural resources we will see the world shift in beautiful ways. Move over Youtube! Interlude has an interactive web-based video technology that puts [...]

Fukushima, Humanity’s Defining Moment

Doctors, scientists, and indigenous elders have a common cause in speaking out about public health regarding Fukushima. Let’s face it. Capitalism, with all its merit, is lacking the ethical integrity required to responsibly handle technologies as [...]

Turn Off, Tune Out, and Drop In, Taking a Moment to Unplug

Timothy Leary’s “Turn on, tune in, and drop out” slogan first shared at The Human Be-In in 1967 has a completely different meaning in our highly technological, mobile, media driven society of today. We are so [...]

eBay Founder Weighs in on Hacktivists, Opening the Door to Important Civil Discourse

Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay and CEO of Honolulu Civic Beat, recently published a blog, WikiLeaks, Press Freedom and Free Expression in the Digital Age, which may be a beacon of light for those passionate about [...]

Up Against the Wall, Community Healing and Public Art

Prescott, a quaint town surrounded by forests and mountains in Northern Arizona, has seen its fair share of national publicity in recent years. In 2010 the town was caught in the crossfire of a bitterly heated [...]

Want to Change the World? Support Independent Media!

It’s really that simple. Anyone with the slightest understanding of business is aware that most media is driven by the dollar. That means that taking risks or telling important stories because you are passionate about them [...]

Teacher and Principal Pressured to Resign Over Students’ Presentation About Fracking

At Evergreen Middle School near Denver, Colorado, young members of Earth Guardians made a presentation and sang a rap which has infuriated local parents and brought angry threats upon the school and the youth. Some are [...]

Global Brain, Global Heart

Comparing the growth of the global Internet with the evolution of a child’s brain is the perfect analogy to discuss the relationship between human consciousness and technology. Thanks to filmmaker and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain’s [...]