Just hours after The Washington Post unveiled its new slogan “Democracy Dies in Darkness,” the Brown Institute at Stanford hosted the newspaper’s Executive Editor Martin “Marty’” Baron, as part of the Institute’s Winter Quarter Speaker Series. Brown’s Stanford Director, Maneesh Agrawala, interviewed Baron before a capacity crowd at Stanford’s CEMEX Auditorium. The two held a wide-ranging discussion
Stanford’s campus newspaper, The Stanford Daily, gave a run down of the projects recently presented at the the Brown Media Innovation Showcase in their article, “Brown Institute showcase features tour guide drones, defense contract database.” Read their report here, or if you’d like to see the flash presenations from the night, the video is now posted (or watch
As a MacArthur Foundation Genius Grantee, Stanford Brown Director Maneesh Agrawala, together with digital artist Camille Utterback, were welcomed by the Commonwealth Club of California as guest speakers this past week in an event entitled “Meet the Geniuses: Inside the MacArthur Foundation’s Creative Thinking Awards.”
The Drop Posted by FRONTLINE Today we are proud to announce the release of the full documentary “On the Brink of Famine.” “On the Brink” takes you inside South Sudan in 360° to meet people battling a man-made hunger crisis. Experience the front lines of a famine in the making, in a VR documentary by Marcelle Hopkins, Evan Wexler and
The Drop Posted by FRONTLINE Imagine having to leave your family, your home, everything you hold dear, and walk alone for days just to find food and shelter. Eventually, you end up in a camp with over 120,000 others who, like you, fled the violence of civil war — living on the brink of starvation. It’s one
The Reframe Iran project continues to publish pieces of its year-long project. This time, the first video in a series of short documentaries on different aspects of the Iranian art market. In this inaugural installment, the team tours the flat of Mohammed Afkhami, “The High-Rise Collector.” Congratulations to Alexandra, Matteo, João, and John! See the video here.