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Tara: Afghanistan
Tara: Afghanistan

Photo essay of Afghanistan by Tara Rice for Fortnight Journal. Tara takes us behind the scenes while she works as a photo assistant in Afghanistan, documenting UN demining efforts.

Fortnight Journal: Edition II
For more on Tara, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2011

Shahriar: Spotlight Process
Shahriar: Spotlight Process

Animator Shahriar Shadab lets us into his Brooklyn production studio. Here, with his assistant, he is creating a series of animated sequences for the feature length documentary, Hiding in the Spotlight.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Shahriar and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Ben: Flying Economics
Ben: Flying Economics

Pilots and Flight Attendents used to be well-paid. But not anymore. Ben Watsky, young pilot, outlines the economic difficulties that are inherent in the job. The training costs are equal to a doctor's, but the pay is far below.

Original music by Christopher North (http://christophernorth.com)

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Ben and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Miriam: Designing a Future
Miriam: Designing a Future

Miriam Lueck Avery talks about the connection and the influence that the field of design has on her practice. From Buckminster Fuller, design and the concepts behind design influence the forecasting that is made at the Institute for the Future.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Miriam, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Nicholas T.: Vorrei Baciarti
Nicholas T.: Vorrei Baciarti

Nicholas Tamagna sings a Monteverdi duet entitlted Vorrei Baciarti, I want to kiss you, with the Pocket Opera of New York. This was the third performance that Nicholas was in that night, in an evening of repertoire opera.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Nicholas and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Jennifer: A New Civic Landscape
Jennifer: A New Civic Landscape

Jennifer Brooks, landscape architect at Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, finishes the story that began with rivers, sewers and roads. In this final installment, Jennifer unveils the proposed changes for Hartford, Connecticut.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Jennifer and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Lindsay: The Final Product
Lindsay: The Final Product

Lindsay Stevens, winemake for King Ferry Winery in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, finishes the product. The bottling, labeling and boxing is a big job, the final step to getting the fermented product to the stores.

Original music by Christopher North http://chirstophernorth.com

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Lindsay and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Ben: Planes in the Air
Ben: Planes in the Air

Pilot Ben Watsky talks about the current fleet of airplanes that are in the air and the remaining models that still fly from the 1970s and 1980s. He also talks about what it is like to fly such elegant and powerful machines.

Original music by Christopher North (http://christophernorth.com)

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Ben and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Carla: Act Two
Carla: Act Two

Carla Rhodes, ventriloquist, continues her solo show, The Continuing Story of Carla Rhodes, at Arlene's Grocery in New York. The show is a workshop in continuous process and progress.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Carla and to see more of her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/ and Carla's site at http://carlarhodes.net/


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Carla: Act One
Carla: Act One

Carla Rhodes, ventriloquist, takes her one woman show, The Continuing Story of Carla Rhodes, to Arlene's Grocery for a special birthday performance.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Carla and to see more of her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/ and Carla's site at http://carlarhodes.net/


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Timothy: The End
Timothy: The End

Composer Timo Andres talks about how the new piece that he is writing ends. The culmination of several movements reaches a crescendo worthy of a virtuosic performance.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Timo and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Miriam: Work a' Day
Miriam: Work a' Day

Miriam Lueck Avery outlines the roll of a typical day in the life of a futurist. But there are interesting events within typical days. Haptic interfaces and panels of experts are only two examples of the variation that she finds in her day job.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Miriam, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Nicholas T.: The Pocket Opera Pt 1
Nicholas T.: The Pocket Opera Pt 1

In a night of Monteverdi Madrigals performed at the Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn, New York, Nicholas Tamagna performs in ensemble. This type of repertoire opera performance takes place all over the city, giving the art life beyond the grand hall.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Nicholas and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Jennifer: Making Maps
Jennifer: Making Maps

Jennifer Brooks, landscape architect at Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, continues her investigation into Hartford, Connecticut. In this installment she explains the specially made maps that reveal new facts about the urban landscape.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Jennifer and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Lindsay: Chardonnay
Lindsay: Chardonnay

Lindsay Stevens, winemaker at King Ferry Winery in upstate New York, explains some of the science behind the summer favorite, Chardonnay. The video was filmed in the chilled brewing room of the winery.

Original music by Christopher North http://chirstophernorth.com

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Lindsay and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Rob: Typeface
Rob: Typeface

We say upper and lower without knowing the true origin. Rob explains the cases.

You can read Part 5 of Rob's essay entitled "A Brief History of 557 Years of Letterpress and Typography" at http://fortnightjournal.com/rob-lomascolo/404-typeface.html

Original Music by Christopher North. christophernorth.com

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Rob and to see more of his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/ and Rob's site at rlpress.blogspot.com


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Ben: Flight Class
Ben: Flight Class

Ben Watsky debriefs us on the ins and outs of learning and teaching flight. The video was filmed at the New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum.

Original music by Christopher North (http://christophernorth.com)

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Ben and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Shahriar: Boy in Iran
Shahriar: Boy in Iran

Animator Shahriar Shadab unpacks the various clues hidden in The Secret Story. Within the characters and scene are indications of time and place.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Shahriar and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Nicholas T.: Teaching A Craft
Nicholas T.: Teaching A Craft

Nicholas Tamagna, award winning countertenor, teaches fellow singer, Soprano Shermane Brown, guiding her through the intricacies of a Verdi aria.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Nicholas and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Jennifer: An Urban Parable
Jennifer: An Urban Parable

Jennifer Brooks, of Nelson Byrd Woltz landscape architects, outlines the problems that arise when cities grow through the 19th century. The main drivers of the industrial American city were rivers, roads and sewers.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Jennifer and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Lindsay: Grapes and Vines
Lindsay: Grapes and Vines

Lindsay Stevens describes the method that King's Ferry Winery employs to keep their vines safe and strong during the winter and in preparation for the growing season.

Original music by Christopher North http://chirstophernorth.com

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Lindsay and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Carla: Rehearsal Rock
Carla: Rehearsal Rock

Carla and the band, Joe on drums, Steve on guitar and Pemberton on Bass, rehearse for her show at the Music Midtown building in Manhattan. Her one woman show, The Continuing Story of Carla Rhodes, was later performed at Arlene's Grocery.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Carla and to see more of her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/ and Carla's site at http://carlarhodes.net/


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Rob: The Details
Rob: The Details

Letterpress artist Rob shows us the printing process has an ecosystem as beautiful as the product it produces.

You can read Part 4 of Rob's essay entitled "A Brief History of 557 Years of Letterpress and Typography" at http://fortnightjournal.com/rob-lomascolo/391-the-details.html

Original Music by Christopher North. christophernorth.com

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Rob and to see more of his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/ and Rob's site at rlpress.blogspot.com


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Ben: My Office
Ben: My Office

From inside the cockpit of a Convair 880, a classic of commercial aviation, Ben describes the details of his office. This piece was filmed next to the Teterboro airport at the New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum (njahof.org).

Original music by Christopher North (http://christophernorth.com)

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Ben and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Shahriar: Secret Story Secrets
Shahriar: Secret Story Secrets

Shahriar unveils some ideas that inspired the making of his second short, The Secret Story. Feelings of anger and disbelief fueled the creative process. Return in one fortnight to view the entire short.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Shahriar and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Alia: Global Crossroads
Alia: Global Crossroads

Global markets change cultural artifacts. Alia traces the changes that the global market for carpets have had on the once mainstay of cultural production in Moroccan tribal societies.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Alia and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Timothy: The Middle
Timothy: The Middle

Composer Timothy talks to us about the intricacies of keeping the middle up to pace.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Timo and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Nicholas T.: Midsummer Aria
Nicholas T.: Midsummer Aria

Nicholas tackles an aria by Benjamin Britten. Filmed in Midtown Manhattan at the 853 Rehearsal Spaces, a stomping ground of classically trained and practicing musicians. Steps from Carnegie Hall.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Nicholas and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Miriam: Alternative Futures
Miriam: Alternative Futures

A single imagined future can be trapping. Miriam delves into the multiple alternatives.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Miriam, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Lindsay: Time and Patience
Lindsay: Time and Patience

What goes on in the barrel? Lindsay, fermentation specialist, pops the cork on the process.

Original music by Christopher North http://chirstophernorth.com

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Lindsay and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Jennifer: A Pure Landscape
Jennifer: A Pure Landscape

The connection between culture and landscape is more profound than first glance. Jennifer explains the connections in the early 1900s penchant for cleanliness and the front lawn.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Jennifer and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Rob: Printed History
Rob: Printed History

Digital Type is rooted in pure metal. Rob introduces some historical foundations.

You can read Part 3 of Rob's essay entitled "A Brief History of 557 Years of Letterpress and Typography" at http://fortnightjournal.com/rob-lomascolo/369-printed-history.html

Original Music by Christopher North. christophernorth.com

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Rob and to see more of his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/ and Rob's site at rlpress.blogspot.com


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Carla: Mannequin Americans
Carla: Mannequin Americans

Carla visits Alan Semok, the Dummy Doctor, and gets a first glimpse at the new Cecil Sinclaire.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Carla and to see more of her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/ and Carla's site at http://carlarhodes.net/


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Shahriar: Revolutions
Shahriar: Revolutions

Shahriar introduces and presents his first short animation, Revolutions, based on his own experiences in Iran.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Shahriar and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Mark: At the Reactor (Part V)
Mark: At the Reactor (Part V)

Young nuclear engineer Mark talks to Fortnight editor Samantha Hinds about the "lost generation" of nuclear scientists. Shot on location at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Final part in the five-part series.

See the article "Nuclear Renaissance" by Mark that accompanies this video here: http://fortnightjournal.com/mark-reed/324-nuclear-renaissance.html


Fortnight Journal: Edition III
For more on Mark, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.

© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2011-12

Mark: At the Reactor (Part IV)
Mark: At the Reactor (Part IV)

Mark Reed speaks about testing materials in a light water reactor in Part IV of Fortnight's tour.

See the article "Nuclear Atrophy" by Mark that accompanies this video here: http://fortnightjournal.com/mark-reed/310-nuclear-atrophy.html


Fortnight Journal: Edition III
For more on Mark, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.

© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2011-12

Mark: At the Reactor (Part III)
Mark: At the Reactor (Part III)

Young nuclear engineer Mark Reed speaks with Tom Newton, who shows Fortnight how the MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory harnesses dangerous forces to treat cancer patients. Part III of a series.

See the article "Nuclear Waste & Medicine" by Mark that accompanies this video here: http://fortnightjournal.com/mark-reed/294-nuclear-waste-medicine.html


Fortnight Journal: Edition III
For more on Mark, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.

© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2011-12

Mark: At the Reactor (Part II)
Mark: At the Reactor (Part II)

Young nuclear engineer Mark Reed speaks with Tom Newton, who shows Fortnight a robotic method of handling radioactive material at the MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory. Part II of a series.

See the article "From War to Peace" by Mark that accompanies this video here: http://fortnightjournal.com/mark-reed/280-from-war-to-peace.html


Fortnight Journal: Edition III
For more on Mark, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.

© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2011-12

Mark: At the Reactor (Part I)
Mark: At the Reactor (Part I)

Exclusive Video: Mark Reed shows Fortnight the MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory. One of a five-part series.

See the article "Violent Nascence" by Mark that accompanies this video here: bit.ly/w2vT9T


Fortnight Journal: Edition III
For more on Mark, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.

© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2011-12

Alia: Artists and Weavers
Alia: Artists and Weavers

Alia explains the questions that arise when sourcing goods from a foreign culture.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Alia and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Miriam: Used Futures
Miriam: Used Futures

Miriam introduces the concept of "Used Futures". The danger lies in not being aware of their presence.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Miriam, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Nicholas T.: Opera Cinematic
Nicholas T.: Opera Cinematic

Nicholas reviews some of his most memorable and influential performances leading him to this point in his career.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Nicholas and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Lindsay: Barrel Tasting
Lindsay: Barrel Tasting

Lindsay explains that tasting wine is about experience and sensation, not only a cultured palate.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Lindsay and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Jennifer: The Romantic Landscape
Jennifer: The Romantic Landscape

Jennifer presents the progression of our idea of landscape, from European Romanticism, to American Modernism.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Jennifer and her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Rob: Heidelberg Press
Rob: Heidelberg Press

20th Century printing machines are very present. Rob introduces us tot he Heidelberg Cylinder Press.

You can read Part 2 of Rob's essay entitled "A Brief History of 557 Years of Letterpress and Typography" at http://fortnightjournal.com/rob-lomascolo/368-heidelberg.html

Original Music by Christopher North. christophernorth.com

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Rob and to see more of his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/ and Rob's site at rlpress.blogspot.com


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Carla: Doing the Hustle 2
Carla: Doing the Hustle 2

Carla unveils Cecil Sinclaire, the vaudevillian star emerging after 80 years in a trunk.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Carla and to see more of her work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/ and Carla's site at http://carlarhodes.net/


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Shahriar: Picture Telling
Shahriar: Picture Telling

Animator Shahriar narrates his inspiration to tell the tale with pictures.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Shahriar and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

Timothy: Beginnings
Timothy: Beginnings

Every composition rests on beginning. Composer Timothy explores the facets of start.

Composer Timo steps us through the opening bars of starting a new composition.

Fortnight Journal: Edition IV
For more on Timo and his work, visit Fortnight Journal at http://fortnightjournal.com/.


© Fortnight Journal, Project of the Fourteen Foundation 2012

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