Nearing the end of my time at Carleton College, I sought to find and document those events – in a confluence of very special conditions – that only occur in such a college environment. The removed, rural setting of the college and intensely academic though thoroughly eccentric student populous produces many of these [...]
Nick Ver Steegh, manager of the KRLX record library in Northfield, Minnesota, gives an audio tour of his favorite place on Earth. Musk, weird growths, and the dusty haze of a half century of vinyl provide the backdrop for this interview.
Produced in conjunction with Emily Schwing of KRLX’s Periscope production staff. Photo by [...]
In December of 2005 I made the fateful decision to contact the then current head of Northfield.org, a community-driven website for the city of Northfield, Minnesota. Griff Wigley was a direct, funny, and engaging advocate of citizen journalism and we hit it off well, quickly coming to an agreement to merge his [...]
This audio piece, recorded and produced with Emily Schwing (NPR News, Carleton College ’05), examines the history of the Carleton Miscellany through an interview with and poetry reading by Mike Kowaleski of the Carleton College English Department. The teaser:
In its heyday, The Carleton Miscellany was a contemporary, avante-garde and unpretentious compilation of some [...]
In the Fall of 2005 the staff at KRLX-FM in Northfield, Minnesota began an overhaul of the then skimpy training materials used to educate upcoming on-air staff. Previously training had been primarily ad-hoc and informal, relyintg mostly on the immediate memory of staff at hand.
We decided to change this by writing a comprehensive [...]
In the summer of 2005 I left for Nice, France to participate in NYU’s Nice: A City in Motion program. Steeped in 3D animation, theory, and design, it explored the word of digital video and its manipulation.
The course covers conceptual design and production using animation and video processing software. We look at ways [...]
In the History of Photography Course taught at Carleton College in the Fall of 2003, the class was assigned various topics to discuss and to produce these discussions on a web-based platform. Social Reform Photography was our topic and I launched into creating a multimedia html website for kiosk hardware that we were [...]
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