Project: Cyndi Coon, Creative Courage
Cyndi Coon co-creates rule-breaking ideas as Chief Experience Producer Laboratory5 Inc. She basically kicks ass!
Project: Love and Kindness, a Ben-Horin Vignette
Client: Heard Museum
Arlene and Giora Ben-Horin have made a life in Arizona, supporting the Heard Museum's mission to educate visitors and promote greater public understanding of the arts, heritage and life ways of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, with an emphasis on American Indian tribes and other cultures of the Southwest. This short video shares a brief glimpse into who they are.
Project: The Paddle and Anvil: a Piipaash Pottery Tradition.
Client: Heard Museum, Guild
Digital Preserve proudly presents our new documentary film, "Paddle and Anvil: a Piipaash Pottery Tradition". From clay dug in the Phoenix area, to a beautifully designed and finished pot, the film captures the process and creative thought which leads to a work of beauty. Featuring Piipaash Maricopa artist, Ron Carlos, we are allowed into the world of a modern day denizen who is one of a handful of Piipaash artists left in the world. Digital Preserve is honored to have been a part of creating this new documentary film and we want to give a special thanks to the Heard Museum, The Heard Museum Guild, and the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation for their support in the making of this film.
Project: Pendergast, An Arizona Legacy
Client: Maricopa Health Foundation
The Pendergast Family have made significant contributions to the valley of the sun. For four generation's, the Pendergast family have looked at the needs of our community and made great effort to invest in our collective future. From their early years settling the west valley as farmers and securing a livelihood for the Roosevelt Dam, to helping build and maintain the Pendergast schools today in the Glendale area, the Pendergast are truly remarkable.
Project: Kay Walkingstick, An American Artist
Client: Heard Museum
Kay WalkingStick was also one of the honorees for this year’s Moondance gala at the Heard Museum. Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist surveys the career of one of today’s most accomplished American Indian artists. Over the course of more than four decades, WalkingStick has avidly explored her own hybrid cultural identity, engaging Native history along with feminism, Minimalism, and other key art historical movements.
"Prepsky" is a documentary of significant moments in an art educator's life, through a period when public arts education was radically changing in Phoenix, Arizona.