Jesse Shapins

by Jesse Shapins

In 24 hours, Zeegas — a new form of interactive media — will be installed on four projection screens at San Francisco’s renowned Museum of Modern Art. This showcase is part of “The Making Of…“ — a collaboration between award-winning NPR producers the Kitchen Sisters, KQED, AIR’s Localore, the Zeega community and many others. Join […] more »

by Jesse Shapins

A version of this post also appeared in the Association of Independent’s in Radio monthly AIRBlast. I first started working with independent producer Kara Oehler in 2005. Almost a day didn’t pass without her telling me about something that happened on the “AIRDaily” listserve. I’d been on listservs before, but I had never actually talked […] more »

by Jesse Shapins

It’s been a crazy couple of years thinking about the changing nature of documentary in the context of networked culture. In the background of developing Mapping Main Street and then Zeega — an open-source platform for creating interactive documentaries — I’ve also been doing research into what I call the urban database documentary. I define […] more »

by Jesse Shapins

Since the founding of Zeega, one of the primary areas in which we’ve been working is the radically changing domain of libraries and archives. In the digital age, we believe libraries and archives pose one of the most exciting opportunities for re-imagining the ecosystem of public knowledge production and sharing. We see the questions posed […] more »