Latest posts by Eddie Avila from March, 2013
Announcing the 2013 Microgrant Shortlisted Finalists
Rising Voices would like to thank the hundreds of applicants from more than 100 countries that submitted a proposal for consideration for the 2013 microgrants for citizen media outreach projects. We are pleased to announce the 74 shortlisted finalists, who have been invited to submit a final proposal for consideration. The winners will be announced by mid-April.
A Diversity of Sounds at the Indigenous University of Venezuela
The Indigenous University of Venezuela (UIV) is well known for its cultural diversity, bringing together students from many indigenous communities. On campus, one might hear a number of indigenous languages spoken by the students. Here are some examples of these languages uploaded to Rising Voices' Soundcloud account that were recorded during our workshops held at the UIV.
Through the Lens of Students of the Indigenous University of Venezuela
Three students from the Indigenous University of Venezuela recently took part in a week-long workshop to learn how to capture and share digital images from their campus, which attracts indigenous students to take part in an intercultural and experimental higher education. These students have been using images to tell the story of this unique university.