BC flickr photographers help speak out against arts cuts

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Recently I had the privilege of producing a PSA with Jenn Strom for the Alliance for Arts and Culture in response to the BC government’s funding cuts to the arts. About a month ago the Vancouver arts community put together a huge rally at the Vancouver Art Gallery. This PSA starts with that event.

Thanks to a big community of flickr photographers and several BC artists (listed below) who contributed their time, images and music to this video. Very special thanks to Jenn for contributing her talent and insight.

Please share it widely and spread the word.

Featured photography: Russ Beinder, Jeremy Crowle, Jurek Durczak, Derek von Essen, Dan Fairchild, Electric Company Theatre, Jonathon Evans, Gale Franey, John Goldsmith, Ivan Grabovac, hundrednorth, Ahmad & Graça Kavousian, Peter Kim, Mark Klotz, Kris Krug, Joao Marcelino, Jenn Perutka, Philip, Tony Puerzer, Philippe Sokazo, Susannah Steers, Peter Suk Sin Chan, Vancouver Opera.

Time Lapse sequence (moving): David Suggitt; Time Lapse sequence (still): Tim Matheson; Video clips of rally: Paul Bennett; Audio clips: Keith Higgins.

Producer: Kevin Teichroeb
Editor: Jenn Strom
Composer: Christian Prohom

If you would like to speak out, follow this link to a webform where you can write in support of BC arts.

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3 thoughts on “BC flickr photographers help speak out against arts cuts

    maplesyrup21 said:
    October 31, 2009 at 3:57 PM

    interesting video

    Norman Armour said:
    November 2, 2009 at 11:31 AM

    Kevin,

    Fantastic piece. Really fantastic.

    We’ll get it up on website real soon.

    Norman

    inklake said:
    November 2, 2009 at 11:53 AM

    @maplesyrup – thank you.

    @Norman – thank you. Jenn Strom made a huge contribution to this piece. She will also be directing/editing some arts shorts for Knowledge this year, so keep an eye out for her work there.

    Thanks for posting this on your site.

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