Making Good is a series, of 3-min doc profiles, that pulls from the wide variety of people who make up the communities around us. As a whole, these pieces come together to represent the diverse range of passionate doers and creators that influence our daily lives. Individually, these pieces are reflections of those influencers as they share about the processes and impact of their work.
The High Price of Materialism. Produced by the Center for a New American Dream. Illustrated by Anthony Maughan. Written and narrated by Psychologist Tim Kasser. newdream.org
The Mural at The Bridge PAI. The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative installs and unveils its new mural, painted by Frank Buffalo Hyde and Reko Rennie in conjunction with the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection.
Plenitude Economy. Illustrated by Anthony Maughan. Narrated by economist and best-selling author Juliet Schor.
Squid and Beard = JJ Cohoon, Rob Douglas, and Helen Horal. "Dividing time between our own series, Making Good, and commercial projects with artists, galleries, businesses, and individuals, we are constantly striving to create the best product possible for both ourselves and our clients, while maintaining a hold on what makes a video stand out: innovation, personality, and honesty."-squidandbeard.com
Furniture combining cast aluminium and wood. The negative factor of burnt wood is transformed into aesthetic and emotional value by preservation of the natural form of the tree trunk, within explicit boundaries. The general, squared form intensifies the artificial feeling, and at the same time keeps the memory of the material.
oil on cans.
"The White Trash Series was developed while living in the Southern States out of frustration with some of the prevailing ideologies, in particular, class distinction. This ideology seemed based on a combination of myth, biased history and bizarre sentimentality obout old wars and social structures. With the juxtaposition of the portraits from museums, once painted on ivory, now on flattened trash of beer cans and fast food, the artist sets to even the playing field, challenging the perception of the social elite in todays society."- kimalsbrooks.com