Videography by Temujin Doran
OneBeat Echoes – Street Studio Hungary
2012 OneBeat Fellow & singer-songwriter Vera Jonas tells us that her experience as a cultural ambassador encouraged her to re-examine the role of music in Hungarian society and inspired her to develop project ideas to address social and cultural issues in her country. Upon returning home, Vera was inspired to focus on ways that music can bridge the gaps between various ethnic groups in Hungary, with a particular focus on young Roma musicians. Her idea, called Street Studio Hungary, builds on one of Found Sound Nation’s models for music-based engagement, which Vera experienced during OneBeat. For this workshop, her team worked with a group of young Roma musicians based at the Snétberger Talent Centre and Found Sound Nation to learn the FSN Street Studio methodology, and then use the model to engage communities and collaboratively create music (in public squares, universities, music festivals, etc.) in a handful of cities across […]
OneBeat 2016: Pray
This trio came together during our residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts to create this powerful song. Filmed in the 9th ward neighborhood of New Orleans, MC Ricardo Nigaglioni (Luss), Kamerum el Akademico, and harpist Jennifer Ellis join a group of residents, young and old, to share a moment of music and reflection. Filmed by Jacob Blumberg. Audio by Kyla-Rose Smith. Assisted by Carter McCall and Alexia Webster. Special thanks to Corey Morgan, Jr., Corey Morgan, Sr., Robert Martin, Sr. Terry Bertrand.