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James Gillham

Hands that Remember the Rifle

PRESENTED ON AUG 09, 2013
IN ALBANY, GA @ VOL 2

James Gillham touchingly recounts the experiences he had as a marine serving in Iraq. He talks about the place where he lived, his battalion's first casualty, and his ongoing battle with post-traumatic stress.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 4, 2013.

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Hands Hands Hands

BY NIKY ROEHREKE
@ VOL 78 ON NOV 24, 2010

German-Japanese illustrator Niky Roehreke talks about communicating and expression using her unique hand imagery. 

Find more of her work on NikyNiky.com.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 16, 2013. 

 

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Violence and Freedom of Expression

BY RICARDO GONZ√ĀLEZ
@ VOL 32 ON NOV 05, 2013

Ricardo Gozález explains what freedom of expression consists of by giving alarming examples of the violence registered against journalists and different media.

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Hands On Design

BY DANA SEGUIN
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

Dana Seguin offers us a quirky yet entincingly imaginative look on her Hands-On Design projects, and goes into depth on the lessons she learned along the way. 

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Dutch Marines Rowing Challenge

BY MARCO HEIJMANS
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 16, 2014

Wij zijn mariniers die sinds 1665 met Verbondenheid, Kracht & Toewijding voor elkaar zorgen en overal ter wereld unieke prestaties leveren. In 2015 gaan wij met de Dutch Marines Rowing Challenge (DMRC) van Rotterdam, via Vlissingen naar Londen roeien, een afstand van 350 kilometer. Dit om de 350ste verjaardag van het Korps Mariniers te vieren. Hiermee zamelen wij geld in voor mariniers die door missies, namens de Nederlandse samenleving, in de problemen zijn gekomen en tevens de nabestaanden van collega's die ons zijn ontvallen.

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Heavy Metal Crossing Borders

BY MARWAN AL-SAMARA'E
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2015

Marwan Al-Samara'e, who grew up in war-torn Iraq, has survived death threats - all in the name of heavy metal! Featured in a documentary called Heavy Metal in Baghdad, his band Acrassicauda was forced to leave Iraq and became refugees. He now believes dreams can come true (even if that isn't very metal) and lives in New York - preaching the power of music to cross borders.  

 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 2, 2015.

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Civil War Anesthesia

BY JOHN RATHGEB
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 05, 2015

John Rathgeb, a Civil War ethusiast, shares medical practices and the evolution of anesthesia around the world and uses in the Civil war. 

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Visual Documenter of War

BY SEAN O'GRADY
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 13, 2015

Videographer and photographer, Sean O’ Grady, is a visual documenter of the war of man vs. nature.  As a documenter Sean shares that he is able to be an observer and not an active participant of this futile war that man has with nature.  He explains that he doesn’t have the answers for the war, but only the evidence of its existence.  Being lost prior to coming to New Orleans he is in search of finding the 6th sense of balance.

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Cold War

BY BETH BISHOP
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 19, 2016

Beth Bishop gives a history lesson on the Cold War

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Second-Hand Trauma

BY BECKY SPEVACK
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 06, 2016

Hear from AIA Pittsburgh's own, Becky Spevack, as she speaks about second-hand trauma.