Week 7: Eckerson

The idea of engaging community presented in this week’s viewings goes straight to the heart of the issues with participatory media. On one hand we saw extremely thoughtful process for community engagement with the Saving the Sierras project, and on the other hand a highly produced project that connected communities and stories across the world […]

Week 7: Lindsey Newkirk

Even though the Saving the Sierra project websites aesthetics felt a little archaic, I thought the methods for community building and tacking the community’s issues were incredibly forward thinking. Not only was there the task of figuring out how to preserve the culture, economy and environment of the Sierra Nevada community, project coordinators had an […]