Last year, we ran for President. (Kinda.) Now, Blights Out is running for Mayor! (Sort of!) While Blights Out isn’t planning a collective occupation of the Mayor’s office (yet), we are launching a year-long creative campaign called ‘Blights Out for Mayor’––a series of 12 billboards and 5 yard sign designs that call for and suggest entry points into a Truth and Reconciliation process that would redress the racist/classist/disaster capitalist policies and values imposed after Katrina. These messages seek to expand the horizon of our political imaginary, calling us to reevaluate our society’s relationship to property, land, and money. It is a call to action, a call to #PutHousingFirst.Click here to change this text
Archive for category: climate change
Filmmaker Mag: Five Questions with Water Warriors Director Michael Premo
By Paula Bernstein
I saw Water Warriors in February, just a month after Donald Trump’s inauguration, during its world premiere at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in Missoula, Montana.
Cooking Up Climate Action: A Secret Recipe
By Mary T. An
What happens when you put a climate scientist, a filmmaker, and an environmental activist together in a room for a day and ask them to create something?
Data, Ethics, Community
This essay is a conversation between Anselm Hook (Creative Technologist, former CTO of Meedan, Co-Founder of Maker Lab and Liminal AR in the Samsung Accelerator) and Wendy Levy, the Executive Director of the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture.