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Summer 2016

Durban Sunday July 17th I arrived in Durban two days ago for the IAS AIDS 2016 conference. The abstract for my Stigma Film project was also accepted into the International … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Virgin Forest Project

Last summer (2015) I was awarded a Creative Renewal Fellowship from the Arts Council of Indianapolis. My proposal, The Virgin Forest Project, has me visiting three Indiana virgin forests in all four … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

On the Ground in Kenya

Here’s my attempt to keep a (hopefully) daily update of things happening on my trip to Kenya to make narrative films for AMPATH. To learn more about why and how … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Clowning Around

I spent this past spring break in Nevada shooting for local Indy artist Casey Roberts. Casey asked me several weeks ago if I would help him finish shooting a film he … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

My NCAA Final Four Installation: Stayin’ Alive

A few weeks ago I was approached by the Cultural Infusion Committee (David Lawrence, President and CEO of the Arts Council of Indianapolis; Keira Amstutz, President and CEO of Indiana … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Paros, Greece

Last spring I was asked by Albert William, a colleague in my department at IUPUI, if I would like to co-teach a study abroad class in Greece with him this summer. Yeah, … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

HADITHI Stigma Films Update

I haven’t had much time to write lately because I have been busy virtually every waking moment this semester. Getting a grant means my already packed life somehow has to … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arcanum Research Airport Video

During this past semester I have been working closely with a graduate student of mine, Jiachi Liu, who wanted to do an independent study with me to learn some advanced After … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Won New Frontiers Grant!

Today Indiana University announced the recipients of the New Frontiers in Arts and Humanities Grant. I am happy to say that we were among that group! I am delighted to … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

IUPUI Released Shahidi Article Today

App offers better way to present patients with information in a global health care setting Published: Dec. 15, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INDIANAPOLIS — A media arts and science team … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

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