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UNO documentary: Alison Barker and NOLA Studiola

What: In 2012, creative writer and professor Alison Barker launched NOLA Studiola, a blog that has forged a digital platform through which artists of various mediums collaborate in monthly guest curatorships. The ultimate gal, Barker says, has always been to build and support a local, artistic community by asking curators to explore central themes of place and process.

Film by: UNO student and filmmaker Timothy Breaux

Editor’s Note: NolaVie partners with students of UNO professor László Zsolt Fülöppairing them with artists, non-profits, environmental groups, and cultural entities to facilitate a live curriculum that results in a short documentary. Timothy Breaux, a student in the Department of Film and Theatre at the University of New Orleans, interview Barker about NOLA Studiola’s inception and evolution.

Learn more about NOLA Studiola here, and read some of its curators’ guest blogs for NolaVie here.


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