An Archaeoikon film, Hunting the Mountain Picassos will soon be featured on the Archaeological Legacy Institute's monthly Internet/TV show, "Strata: Portraits of Humanity," produced by the Archaeological Legacy Institute. The film, made for the Nevada Arts Council's folklife series Nevada Stories, explores the work of Great Basin Arborglyph collectors Jean and http://www.archaeologychannel.org/video-guide/strat
Peter Wilcox, (our tech support specialist and head film editor for Archaeoikon) has just returned fro Namibia where he ran a film workshop for local students and documented the first Python conference in Namibia, using some of our latest sound equipment at the University of Namibia in Windhoek. Python is a programming language which Cardiff [...]
Archaeoikon members Teri Brewer and Cristina Mosconi are working with landscape archaeologist John Winterburn to prepare a pitch film to be used in a crowdfunding appeal to create an exhibit based on his recent work in Jordan. The Mudawarra Project will help mount an exhibit on the archaeology of the First World War era campaign [...]
Teri Brewer is developing a new workshop with Crystal DeSoto of San Diego nature interpretation specialists Local Points of View. The workshop, Tools of the Trade is aimed at training interpretive guides who need guidance on dealing with sensitive archaeological resources during their tours. Contact us for information on workshop schedules.
Hunting the Mountain Picassos, a short film made by Teri Brewer for the Nevada Arts Council and the Nevada Historical Society was featured on "Strata: Portraits of Humanity," a program sponsored by the Archaeological Legacy Institute. The film explores the lifelong passion of Jean and Phillip Earl, collectors of arborglyphs: a tree carving tradition associated with [...]
Michael Wilcox will be joining us from April 2015 as Atelier archivist and researcher. A retired archivist with a background in archaeology, he has been involved in several previous productions in the background but will now take on occasional research assignments relating to new productions.
Michael and I were delighted to be able to join in as participants in the Southwest Folklife Alliance's Rio Sonora Fieldschool based in Banamichi Mexico this past June. The idea of filming the field program and its visits on a casual basis soon turned into a more serious project to carefully record each local visit [...]
Archaeology from the Ashes is a film short about wildfire and archaeology in California. It focuses on the San Diego back country, where a complex topography and a convoluted wildland/urban interface together with older fire suppression practices which are now widely questioned contributed to the ferocity of a string of wildfires between 2000 and 2010. One [...]
I have a little book project focused on Cardiff archaeology, legend and folklore. It is going more slowly than originally planned but working on the sections is giving me a chance to re-explore all sorts of archaeological legends and the odd corners of Cardiff folklore run into since first moving here in 1978. Some of [...]
Off to the North Country I went to help produce an episode of archaeological television. So, what would be my line? One of the decisions interns have to make is what aspect of the production they most want to work on. A few months ago I might have said camerawork, but I am firmly moving [...]