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All eyes on art: students make short films out of ArtPrize experience


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ArtPrize 10 has taken down its canvasses and sculptures, but dozens of area students have an enduring record of the event: on their cellphones.

Mosaic Film Experience’s Mosaic Mobile provides West Michigan high school and college students with a platform to tell their unique stories in short films taken with their phones.

The fourth annual competition this year teamed with ArtPrize to offer the ArtPrize Film Challenge.

Students Jennifer Lopez, left, and Natice Foster take in these sculpture masks at Fountain Street Church

More than 100 Grand Rapids students participated in a workshop, at The ArtPrize Theater, to give them information and tools to tell a story and make a film with their mobile devices. Then small groups went out into the downtown ArtPrize area and to make their films in both stills and video.

We followed a group of students from Southwest Community Campus, of Grand Rapids Public Schools, as they experienced ArtPrize with their unique video visions.

Related story: GRPS student artwork wins competition, sheds light on hope for the world – City High senior wins a $1,000 scholarship for her entry in Consumers Energy’s student art competition…

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Dianne Carroll Burdick
Dianne Carroll Burdick
Dianne Carroll Burdick has worked as a photojournalist in the West Michigan area since 1991. A graduate of Western Michigan University, she has photographed for The Grand Rapids Press, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, Detroit Free Press, Advance Newspapers, Grand Rapids Magazine, BLUE Magazine and On-the-Town Magazine. She has been covering the many exciting and thought provoking stories of K-12 public education for School News Network since 2016.

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