FilmHack: Connecting community, filmmakers, and video-curious creatives

Indy Art | Media Co-opEvents, Film, FilmHack, Transmedia

#FilmHack is creative space—every first Thursday—for community, filmmakers, and the video-curious to develop media skills, critical thinking, and connections. Cultural production/ art is a primary engine for the development of well-being, resilience, and sustainability for the Indianapolis community. To achieve a flourishing creative economy, we need scene support across the mediums: film, music, design, fine art, hip hop, and all … Read More

Events: game today, party tomorrow, craft on Sun.

Indy Art | Media Co-opEvents, Indianapolis, Live Music, Local, Tool Lending

Dear Community, Allies and Friends, Hope 2017’s treating you well. iAMCo-op’s coming out of winter hibernation / jumpstarting its programming now that the tool library’s operations are humming along. f you haven’t seen our space in the Kheprw Institute, here are two opportunities to See our new space Today, 6pm-9pm | Open Lab and Game Night: Come play board and card games … Read More

Open AND Online

Indy Art | Media Co-opAsset Sharing, News, Tool Lending

Open hours: Thursday 6pm-9pm and Saturday 12pm -3pm; Equal access is the key to amplifying voices. Members co-own and checkout tools like PAs, Mics, Projectors, Audio/Video Recording Equipment, MacBook Pros, and more; Flower of values depicting how the program succeeds on Empowerment, Equity, Education and Environment

Open Shop We hope you’ll stop by sooner than later to visit with us, at the Indy Tool Lending Library (iTooLL), as we’re now open every Thursday from 6pm-9pm, and Saturdays from 12pm-3pm. We’ve already supported over 14 events (not including the 10+ movie screenings we’ve done, a series that we’ll be bringing back!). In these tumultuous times, the best … Read More

Tomorrow’s Grand Opening Got Bigger!

Indy Art | Media Co-opAsset Sharing, Events, Indianapolis, News, Tool Lending

Visit Indy's 1st Tool Lending Library Thursday the 20th at Kheprw Institute (3549 Boulevard Pl.) with Collective Courage author-speaker Jessica Nembhard

iTooLL is happening!!! Tool Lending & Co-ownership for Indy! ~ event-page ~ It’s been a year since we won the Indy 5×5 contest and held the#Tunes4Tools fundraisers, and we are pumped to officially open to the public! Come check out our space to see the tools, sign up for memberships, and connect with your community! [UPDATE] Enjoy tasty eats and … Read More

Check in… Summer Progress

Indy Art | Media Co-opUncategorized

Hope this finds you well & cool! Our co-op has had a summer of progress: Nod to design: Kassak, Hungarian activist & “constructivism” co-founder #iTooLL This season has proven to be both a time of reflection and growth for the #iTooLL project. Last fall, we were awarded with the 5×5 community grant to build and implement a robust media tool … Read More

Blockchain Possibilities | Decentralizing Everything

Indy Art | Media Co-opAsset Sharing, Collaborative Media, FLOSS, News

Reportback: COALA at NYU 2-Day “Blockchain Workshop” Conference Contributed by xander gieryn | @coopchange In the spirit of FLOSS (Free/Libre/Open/Source/Systems), I would like to share a big write-up I just completed on blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin and perhaps a significant key towards decentralized governance & ownership.   You can edit, comment, and share my ~36 page document (hackpad) using … Read More

“Against Activism” + Forward

Xander GierynLocal, Media-Based Organizing

Woman in burka cries, "No War!" Her head appears to glow from the light coming out of the laptop's back, to which she's fixed.

Forward: xander G. | @CoOpChange | @iAMCoop317 At Indy Art | Media Co-op, we have intentionally refrained from labeling ourselves, in general (plenty will do that for us), beyond our ubiquitous associations from our name – some of our first shared values revolved around taking the ego out of the name and just using titles that best serve the work … Read More

“14 Women Dominated SXSW Film” as Tonight’s Reminder: 14 Women #SocialScreening

Indy Art | Media Co-opCollaborative Media, Convergences, Indianapolis, Social Screenings, Womyn

“14 Women” Screens Tonight Just a quick reminder if you hadn’t seen it! Celebrating Female Leadership & National Women’s History Month: Tuesday, March 8 Doors: 6:30PM, Film: 7:00PM 1734 W. Washington St. 46222 ^ Look for the Carpenter’s hall emblem Free Admission, All Ages Some snacks provided, pitch-ins welcome. Discussion will be rich, with National Organization of Women and The … Read More