Friday, August 30, 2013

Art+Practice recommendation: "Hollow"

This week Art+Practice recommends "Hollow": a hybrid community participatory project and interactive documentary where content is created “for the community, by the community" - in this case, by and with residents of McDowell County, West Virginia. By using a variety of media, "Hollow" is building engagement and social trust and empowering a community to work together for a better future in a region that suffered the boom and bust economy of coal: an industry that left behind dwindling populations, broken economies, and environmentally decimated landscapes. Unlike any project we have seen, "Hollow" is a fascinating portrait of the possibilities of new media and community engagement. Go to

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