For the first Audio Revolution! Show of the Fall 2011 Season, the students of Youth Media Project’s (YMP) after-school Production Team created this broadcast that showcases the work done by YMP’s Summer Intensive. Teaming up with the Santa Fe Arts Institute and using the space of the Santa Fe University of Art and Design’s music studio and classrooms, YMP facilitated eight youth from Santa Fe and Albuquerque in learning the ins and outs of storytelling and audio production in two weeks. The culmination of these two weeks are aural narratives that were focused on the theme of dreams and showcased in this show! Hosts Ari Rappaport (also a Summer Intensive member) from the MASTERS program and Maheyo Tapp of ATC (the Academy for Technology and the Classics) guide listeners through these amazing stories. Enjoy!
What Ari Rappaport said about his YMP/SFAI Summer Intensive piece is quite the understatement. While it is a collection of poetry, there is nothing ‘mere’ about them. The philosophies Ari dives into are nothing short of extrodinary- through his poems he creates worlds of wonder about the most fundamental ideas of how to live.
Enjoy the poetic philosophies of Ari Rappaport!