Media Arts Blog: Stop Motion

Apprentices are hard at work preparing for Showcase. Each of their pieces is a reflection on the topic of mental health, which they have been researching all session. For Paloma and Wku, creating a piece means learning how to make a stop motion animation. To see their final animation, come to Fall Showcase 12/18/19 4:30-7pm…

Member Portrait Gallery and Quotes

Intern Eliza Hicks spent the summer creating these compelling Youth member portraits and doing numerous interviews. The photos were shot in the Youth Media Arts room and we love how they turned out with the colorful lights! Check out these samples from her gallery show that premiered at Futureworlds: Escape from Jollyworld. Allam “AS220 Youth…

Daby Award 2019: Carlos de la Rosa

On August 6, AS220 Youth alum Carlos De La Rosa was presented with the William K. Daby “Find Life’s Surprises” Award. This $1000 award is given to a photographer in the AS220 Youth community each year to support a passion in photography. Providence based photographer Carlos De La Rosa was born in New York City…

Futureworlds: A Recap from Jollyworld

Big thanks to all our supporters for selling out all three nights of Futureworlds! We’re incredibly proud and grateful. The run of the performance ended too soon and as many have asked, we do have plans to perform it again, dates TBA. Stay tuned… meanwhile take a look at these first looks at the performance…

Introducing the cast of Futureworlds: Escape from Jollyworld

Meet the cast of Futureworlds 5! These youth members (plus 40+ additional crew members) have been in rehearsals the past five weeks in preparation for the performances. Many have been working on this project since last September! We hope you’ll come out to see this incredible, youth-led theatre production next week. Intern Eliza Hicks created…

Digital Media Blog: NLA Arts Week Photography

Last week was the final Arts Week of the school year for Nowell Leadership Academy. Students from both campuses came together AS220 Youth to earn their last art credit. There was impressive work from all crews at the showcase. Photographers worked with teaching artist Ant Andrade with help from Allam Mella, Olivia Watson, and Efrel…

Digital Media Blog: Allam’s Photography

Check out photos from April Mic Madness by Digital Media TA Allam Mella. Allam has been building his event photography and editing skills over the last year, photographing at the Youth events and other shows in PVD. Also congrats to our Mic Madness winners Izy Acevedo (top), Reign (bottom), and Donté Mclain.

Digital Media Blog: Practicing Camera Movements

After last week’s reflective classes around planning, we were so pumped to get our hands on cameras.   We started to wrap our minds around some different ways we can create compelling storytelling through framing and camera movements. After these brief discussions– we grabbed ahold of the cameras and practiced these different techniques. Rehearsing the…