lisa g
community artist - filmmaker - storyteller

Community

Working with various communities to tell personal digital stories...
 
Our World 2007 - present
Technical Director/Mentor

Working with the National Film Board of Canada initially (from 2007-2009) and continuing independently today, the Our World team visits remote First Nations communities to provide access to media arts training as a means of artistic & cultural expression, and integrating First Nations language into films as part of revitalization efforts.
 

  Vancouver Stories  2011
Lead Artist

In collaboration with the City’s 125 celebrations and the Vancouver  Park  Board
Lisa lead her team of digital media artists to work within the Vancouver community to capture the oral histories, stories and memories of local residents. 

  Kerrisdale Collective Memory 2011
Artist in Residence


Using the neighbourhood of Kerrisdale as the common thread, personal stories of the community are made into digital stories. 
 
  Thunderbird Then and Now 2011
Artist in Residence

Using the neighbourhood of Thunderbird as the common thread, personal stories of the community are made into digital stories. 
   
  Riley Park Stories 2010
Artist in Residence

Using the neighbourhood of Kerrisdale as the common thread, personal stories of the community are made into digital stories.
 
  Playing it Safe 2009
Technical Director/Mentor

Working with the National Film Board of Canada and director Terri Wynnyk a series of personal short films were created by at risk youth that followed their lives over a 2 year period.

  Tales from Bridgeview 2009
Technical Director/Mentor

Working with the National Film Board of Canada and director Nettie Wild,  personal stories from elementary school children from an inner-city school in Surrey are created.
  Life Stories 2009
Technical Director/Mentor

Working with the National Film Board of Canada and writer/director Don White, personal stories from Vancouver seniors are created.
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