Festival Nature Through her Eyes, VII Academy: Interview of Faith Briggs

The Nature: Through Her Eyes festival was a special event with free admission celebrating and highlighting women’s roles in storytelling about nature and the environment, including writers, photographers, filmmakers, as well as camera and sound operators.

The festival was held in Perpignan, France from October 18-21st, 2019 with presenters from the media, literature, academia and research, and legal and commercial worlds. Programming included professional workshops, seminars, film screenings, and mentoring, and these videos offer a glimpse into the 4 days of exciting events.

The UPVD was a partner of the event.

Faith is a creative producer passionate about sharing contemporary stories from diverse communities. She is a self-described “professional nerd” whose day jobs have ranged from outdoor educator to barista, to working at Discovery Communications. Faith believes that artists have a responsibility to provoke the social conscience of a society. It is her desire to create nuanced work exploring themes of global citizenship and representation. Throughout her studies at Yale University and the New York University Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, she has focused on whose stories are being told, how they are being told and by whom. An avid runner who has always loved spending time outside, she left Discovery to travel the world with Columbia Sportswear. This work piqued her interest in environmental advocacy for the protection of at-risk communities. Now based in Portland, Oregon movement and environmental justice are often at the forefront of her storytelling.

Read more at: https://naturethroughhereyes.com/prog…

Find more about Faith Briggs at:http:// https://www.faithebriggs.com/


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