Cosa Buena is an sustainable fashion brand that produces products in collaboration with indigenous artisans, from remote villages in the southern region of Oaxaca, Mexico.
To learn more about brand and it’s founder, visit www.lacosabuena.com.
In collaboration with Jessi Frederick
Lihi Benisty is a yoga teacher based in San Francisco, California. Though she focuses mainly in teaching vinyasa yoga, she find herself pulling from different practices. Benisty aims to help her students cultivate an inner-awareness while building strength and flexibility in the process.
Over the summer, I was part of a team that traveled to Mexico to produce a documentary that represents the organization Access Exchange International. This mini documentary will be used to promote accessible transportation to school for children with disabilities. In observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, this project has been translated into Spanish and Hindi, and was screened at the United Nations in NY on December 1st, 2017.
From September 2014 - May 2015, I interned in the education department at KQED. I was responsible for the production of the science e-books which featured S.T.E.M. TOPICS and career features through real world experience. In addition to my interactive work, I was a production assistant on the Emmy Award Winning web series Art School. Art School is a series that features the work of contemporary artist working in fine art, performance, digital art, etc. in the Bay Area. In the projects featured below, I worked as a camera operator/videographer.
"KQED’s own Kristin Farr leads several parallel lives. Not only is she the founder and co-producer of Art School but she is also a successful journalist and artist. She regularly interviews artists for the art magazine Juxtapoz and has shown her paintings, sculptures, digital art, murals, and animations all over the Bay Area. Recently she has even done some public art projects overseas." — MORE AT KQED.ORG
"Amy Franceschini is a San Francisco based artist whose practice spans drawing, sculpture, design, net art, public art, and gardening. She is concerned with notions of community, sustainable environment, and the relations between humans and nature." — READ MORE AT KQED.ORG
"Ranu Mukherjee created the term hybrid film to describe her dynamic, animated artworks created with hundreds of layers of photography, paintings and digital imagery. In the latest episode of Art School, Mukherjee unpacks the narrative and details behind her newest piece, Home and the World, which examines cultural hybridity, the aftermath of colonialism, and feminist questions." - READ MORE AT KQED.ORG