Be the Media! StoryHarvest: Youth Voices from the Garden

Date(s) - Saturday 10/15/2011
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A digital storytelling workshop led by artist/chef Ellie Markovitch.  Free community workshop for neighborhood youth on basic documentary skills and the art of storytelling. 

Garden Hands, photo by Ellie MarkovitchFrom seed to table, come document the Collar City Growers’ first harvest. Students will be trained in this workshop to document the entire day of activities, including StoryHarvest art project on the Collard City Growers lot from 4-6, as well as the community meal that follows at the Sanctuary at 6.Freedom Square, photo by Ellie Markovitch

If you are an adult and interested in volunteering, this will be an excellent opportunity to have hands-on experience with a media arts and education production workshop. Please contact us for more info!


For more info, e-mail [email protected] or call (518) 272-2390

YMS Editing SessionEllie Markovich is a professional photo-journalist 
who has worked in NYC and Paris, France.
Born in Brazil and now a resident of Troy,
she is fluent in three languages with extensive
experience producing on-the-street interviews.

Ellie is currently completing her MFA thesis with
"StoryHarvest" on October 15th at the Sanctuary,
as a grad student in the Arts Department at RPI.

Ellie is a Youth Media Sanctuary artist/educator,
and was the lead mentor/ producer/ camera-woman
and co-editor on the award-winning Project VoiceScape piece, "The Haves and the Have-Nots,"
with Youth Media Sanctuary producer Madena Henderson.

Ellie also was a Be the Media workshop instructor two seasons prior, with writer Amy Halloran in
"Story Cooking." This digital storytelling workshop focused on food as a tool to capture powerful
and evocative personal histories.