ZERO ONE FORUM ISSUE#13 - Summer 2004
Here is a brief list of resources,
research and community based media projects. Please contact
us if you have projects that you would like to share.
New media, 'community art', and net.art activism. is an interview with community artist/activists Natalie Bookchin and Brendan Jackson by Beryl Graham co-editor of Crumb, a net based new media curatorial resource.
In Progress is a media arts program for youth and emerging artists of colour in Minnesota who want to tell their stories, histories or make personal or political statements. They provide workshops, residencies, equipment such as: digital cameras, software, computers, critique and open lab sessions.
The Public is a centre West Bromwich, England which has been developing community media arts projects and facilitating artist/community collaborations with various populations such as seniors, youth, and homleess people for thirty years.
Mongrel is an art/hactivist collective based in the UK who create software, art and workshops for communities all over the world who have been locked out of the technological mainstream.
Container Project is a mobile media lab in rural Jamaica coordinated
by mervin Jarman, from Mongrel. mervin grew up in this community and after
establishing himself as an artist/hactivist, came back to his community
to set up this unique project where he brings technology to the streets.
The Story Project is a collaborative project between InterAccess Electronic Media arts Centre and Central Neighbourhood House resulting in a website and exhibition by a group of diverse women from a culturally diverse community in Toronto.
Centre for Digital Storytelling is a non-profit organization that has developed a methodology to teach digital storytelling to organizations and individuals. They are engaged in research, training and disseminating community digital storytelling resources.
Digital Griot is an organization dedicated to helping African-Americans reclaim the African tradition of the Griot/storyteller and use digital of media to connect with and express their histories and personal stories.
Art Projects (MAP) is a London based non-profit that manages and initiates
artistic and cultural projects related to media and communication technologies
including a series of workshops and events that emphasise skill-sharing,
promoting non-commercial uses of new technologies and building local networks.
Community-Linux Training Centre is a mobile computer training facility developed by The Free Range Network for use with community groups. It uses networked re-cycled computers and the Gnu/Linux operating system, as a demonstration platform for low cost and 'low tech.' computing.
of Community Media takes place annually in Sheffield, UK. Organized
by the Community Media Association, it provides an exhibition, screenings
and opportunities for practitioners of communitiy media to meet and share
Cybermohalla is an experimental collaborative project for the creation of nodes of popular digital culture in Delhi between Ankur, a Delhi based NGO and Sarai, the New Media & Urban Culture Programme of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, India.