Video Repository

This section of our website features videos of related works by artists, scientists, researchers, musicians and social commentators.

  World renowned statistician Hans Rosling maps economic growth to the washing machine in this must watch TED presentation.  

  When I need a nudge to be more hopeful about the state of world, I listen to Symphony Of Science’s, Ode to the Brain, featuring Carl Sagan, Robert Winston, Vilayanur Ramachandran, Jill Bolte Taylor, Bill Nye, and Oliver Sacks. In this way, this group of thinkers, these scientists have become part of my internalized community… my washline. Just listen to what they have to say (well, sing actually) about our brains…  

  INCANTATIONS: SONGS, SPELLS AND IMAGES BY MAYAN WOMEN (Cinco Puntos Press, 2009). Maruch chants poetry and lights the candles for the altar and later in the video Ambar reads a poem. This magical book--edited and curated by Ambar--was originally created by el Taller Leñateros (Woodlanders Workshop), a self-governing collective of mostly Mayan women. A member of the taller, Maruch was one of the books creators.