Corin Browne is a videomaker and media educator who has been working as a community engaged artist for 15 years. With an academic background in critical media education (MA Communication, SFU) and digital media production, Corin works primarily in digital mediums with an interest in exploring notions of community, place, radical democracy, social justice, and memory.
Corin was a founding member of the nationally recognized Summer Visions Film Institute for Youth in Vancouver’s Eastside and co-artistic director of the Housing Matters Media Project, a multi-phased, large-scale community engaged art project exploring the impact of the housing crisis on youth. Many of the youth she has mentored in media production have gone on to national and international film schools, and careers in production and community-based work.
Corin additionally led a five-year digital storytelling residency with The Arts, Health, and Seniors Project and acted as Senior Media Artist in the in the Documenting Engagement Institute working with senior artists from across the country. Her most recent project, EMMA Talks, is a monologue series featuring women-identified writers, thinkers, artists, and makers.
Links and Publications
East Van Television: Creating a critical pedagogy to explore citizenship and community video (Master’s Thesis, 2007)