How can the relation that a person has with a book, and a city be captured in a photo? This was the challenge in the photography project that photographer Brian Megens had; creating 20 different portraits of professors, students, staff, and alumni. In his PechaKucha presentation, he tells about the process of including multiple layers of stories in each photo.
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So, you think you’ve got a book in you?
BY DOMINIQUE LE ROUX
@ VOL 2
ON MAR 31, 2016
Dominique le Roux is a communications and publishing manager based in Laos, helping people and organizations of authenticity tell their stories. She will discuss the reasons why (and why not) to publish, and give advice on how (and how not) to do so. Whether yours is a novel, a biography, a book of visuals, or something else entirely, she’ll help you decide whether in you is where that book should stay.
How Music Can Tell a Story
BY LAPTOP PHILHARMONIC
@ VOL 27
ON OCT 04, 2016
In How Music can Tell a Story, local act Laptop Philharmonic gives a whistle-stop tour of his album Craniotomy. Hear about the experiences with brain surgery that inspired the record and the musical structures and techniques he used to capture them in sound.
From Siberia to Texas: Uncovering My Family’s Immigration Story One Recipe at a Time
BY MARY KALTENBERG
@ VOL 33
ON MAY 22, 2017
Mary Kaltenberg best introduces her story herself:
"It started during a blizzard storm the first week I arrived back in the United States early 2016. As an activity for my mom and I during this cold snowy day, we gathered recipes and started compiling them into a cohesive cookbook. I asked questions about the origination of the recipe and through each recipe lived a different story. Translating and transcribing developed into a documentation of our family history, rich of funny, suspenseful and adventurous stories. One recipe at a time I uncovered the story of my Jewish, Russian, Polish family - how they became a family, survived in Siberia, were deported and stripped of citizenship and the humor of eventually adapting to American culture."
Car Crash: A Photo Book
BY MATT WERNER
@ VOL 11
ON DEC 07, 2017
Matt Werner escaped corporate America and taught college management for 8 years before returning to his family farm in Indiana. His passion is great story telling--reading, writing, listening. He has published 3 works of nonfiction and 1 photo book of old car crash scenes. When he's not farming, obsessing over old photo negatives, or imbibing local beer, he's plotting his next adventure.