NEEDED THIS WEEK! UnConventional Media Makers! Youth/Community Videographers Photographers Interviewers!
Are you going to be in Minneapolis/St. Paul between August 30 to Sept. 4 for the Republican National Convention?
Intermedia Arts and The UnConvention organizers have put together an amazing array of public and indoor events in arts, education and journalism. If you are interested in covering this colorful collection of events and activities around the Twin Cities August 30 to Sept. 4, please CONTACT US.
We are looking for youth and community videographers, photographers, interviewers who would like to become an UnConventional MediaMaker.
During the weekend of the RNC, Minneapolis and St. Paul will be an exciting venue for performances, art exhibits, discussions, gallery openiongs, parades, picnics as part of The UnConvention.
WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT WE THE PEOPLE ARE HEARD AND SEEN AND ARE MAKING MEDIA TOO!
How can you be an UnConventional MediaMaker?
1. Bring out your cameras and mikes.
2. Drop off your DVDs at Intermedia Arts (starting Sept. 5)
3. Or simply upload them to YouTube and let us know so we can link to your video. Make sure you use the word UnConvention or UnConventional in your title.
Details of coverage opportunities after the jump!
August 30, 7:30 PM , Solutions Volume 3, Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Ave. South Minneapolis 55408
Artists, architects, new media geeks, city planners present imaginative, pioneering ideas on how to solve city problems. Rapid fire, digitally engaging. See digital technology like you've never seen used before!
August 30-31 (5PM to 5PM), Spark 24. Downtown Minneapolis around Nicollet Mall and Peavey Plaza (Orchestra Hall)
24/7 marathon performances around downtown Minneapolis and at Peavey Plaza
August 31 1PM, Liberty Parade. Downtown Minneapolis to Loring Park
Got Wheels? Floats about the word LIberty, ArtCars, skaters, digital bikers, Oh my! A truly movable feast!
Come Liberals, Come Conservatives, Come Green, Come One Come All!
A photo and video op not to be missed...
August 31, 7PM to Midnight, Intermedia Arfs, 2822 Lyndale Ave. South Minneapolis 55408 RSVP AUGUST 28
COME TO THE PEOPLE'S PARTY AT THE (MOST) UNCONVENTIONAL GATHERING PLACE!
Politaoke? What's that? POLITICAL KARAOKE, that's what!
Nonsense Company? Who's That? Three Guys, a dinner table, political speeches and kitchen table politics.
A UHF TV Channel for the people transmitted from a TV antenna the size of your palm
Blogging from a slide projector
Stories you can touch - from the people around your familiar streets - Midway St. Paul Rondo, South Minneapolis.
One-on-One Film Festival - sit, chat with, critique a film with the filmmaker as you watch his/her film on a laptop
A giant peace dove puppet.
102 people lying down to form a Peace Dove on the frozen Lake Superior.
A border patrol car showing video stories told by 'undocumented' immigrants.
A 20-wheeler bike.
Text messaging on the wall. Off the wall!
Rappers and spoken word artists on (literal) soap boxes in your midst.
Yard signs made by you, for you, about you!
Liberty Parade floats, ArtCars, up close and personal (and political)!
PLUS YOU GET TO MEET THE TIRED, OVERWORKED AND DEDICATED CREATIVE MINDS BEHIND ALL THIS!
August 31 through Sept, 2 (8am to midnight) - The UnConvention At Peavey Plaza (Downtown Minneapolis)
Printing by steam-roller
Open mike for spoken word artists
A dome-shaped media theater of a different sort
More One-On-One Film Festival filmmakers
Webbing via video that allows us to be in two different places at the same time
Shoes showing how many men, women, children have perished in Iraq and Afghanistan
Rides around a 20-wheeler bike
Sept. 4 Peace Island Picnic On Harriet Island (St. Paul)
Palbasha Siddiqui from that phenomenal YouTube video "Where The Hell Is Matt?"
Pete Seeger's grandson singing live onstage
A giant Peace Sign formed by --- who else? We The People!
ALSO WATCH OUT FOR RANDOM ACTS OF DANCE. (DIGITAL) HANDWRITINGS ON THE WALL. AND, IF YOU LIVE AROUND INTERMEDIA ARTS, YOU MIGHT GET AN EXCLUSIVE TV SHOW ON CHANNEL 14. (As an UnConventional MediaMaker, we will give you clues on where these are happening)
FOR MORE INFO, CONTACT:
The UnConventional Gathering Place