Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Working at the intersection of museum education and creative youth development with the ICA has been an opportunity to chart the direction of a nationally recognized media arts program while continuing to mentor youth and staff.

ICATeens.Org Website

The ICA Teens website took on a new life in 2017 and continues to grow and evolve with the ever changing needs and interests of our young population.

I was the primary contact for the ICA and worked with a Drupal development team based out of Cambridge. I led teams of teens to review, test and produce content for the site.

Teen Convening: After the Bell

The Teen Convening has been a recurring event for over ten years and is an opportunity for young people and educators to discuss the challenges and success of youth arts education.

Among other responsibilities, my primary role was to produce the event coverage and recap edit, working with a team of alumni from the Fast Forward film program to shoot and edit.

Teen Conference: Building Brave Spaces

Building Brave Spaces: Mobilizing Teen Arts Education, was a youth arts education conference marking the tenth anniversary of the ICA’s Teen convening.

Among other responsibilities, my primary role was to produce the event coverage and recap edit, working with a team of alumni from the Fast Forward film program to shoot and edit.

Artist Interviews

Artist Interviews are opportunities for young people from ICA Teen Programs to ask artists important questions relating to their work and unique perspectives. These interviews are hosted by members of the Teen Arts Council, a leadership group with in the Teen Programs, and are recorded and edited by a mix of Fast Forward students and alumni.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1sNWeM41Qc

My primary responsibility with these projects is to plan the production and direct a team of Fast Forward students and alumni to shoot and edit.

The Object Project Podcast

The Object Project Podcast was produced as part of the Object Project, the ICA’s exploration of collectors and collecting. I was involved in the planning and interviewing for this podcast

ICA Teen Programs, Special Focus photography class at Windy Films in East Boston.