Tutorials as Cultural Exchange, Merav Tzur

Merav Tzur is an accomplished contemporary artist who works in a variety of media, including video. Her practice was transformed when she discovered amateur tutorial videos online - see below for her video about how to create the tree of knowledge. Watch the video of her presentation to find out why she finds the medium so meaningful for her media students at Ohlone college. 

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Creating Narratives of Youth of Color, SoMapagmahal Photography Mentorship Program

SoMapagmahal Photography teachers Erina C. Alejo and Dara Katrina brought their young artists, David, Dayzsha, and Julianna, on stage with them because the whole purpose of their program is to give youth of color the power to tell their own stories. Their goal is to reactivate brown joy, and they are clearly successful.

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For Students, By Students: How to Build the High School Survival Kit, Sierra Reading

As a fashion instructor for teenagers at Youth Art Exchange, Sierra Reading wants to make sure her students understand that they have the power to drive the fashion industry. She helped here students work together to design a backpack that would serve their needs.

Watch the video of her March 16, 2017 presentation as part of the "Student Voice. Community Power." Curriculum Slam. Apply by March 12 to present at the 2018 show.

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Slam! Notes from the 2016 Creative Practice Exchange

On March 3, 2016, the Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area, with support from Leap Arts in Education, held the 2016 Creative Practice Exchange. Nine teachers stepped up to the stage in the Rueff at ACT’s Strand theater to each share a story about their classroom arts education practice in 7 minutes with 14 slides...

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