User Profile for Joshua Levy (Joshua Levy)
Brooklyn, New York
Bio: Joshua Levy is a writer, editor, filmmaker, and blogger whose work explores the social nature of technology and its role among immigrant, minority, and disenfranchised groups. His work includes The Bronx Blog Project, a video and web project that examines the intersections of technology, immigration, and community by documenting immigrants in the Bronx as they learned how to blog; "Social Software for Social Change," an experimental and open essay in wiki form that considers the social and political possibilities of open source software and invites its readers to modify its content; and Pigeon People, a documentary about three pigeon-keepers that screened at the Brooklyn Arts Council International Film Festival in May 2006. He was associate producer for the film Many to Many, which examines the burgeoning relationship between big media and the blogosphere.
Levy has been an editor of college media and English texts for over six years and has been a literacy and technology educator for refugee, immigrant, and low-income groups in New York and Boston. He is an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Film and Media at Hunter College, where he studies in the Integrated Media Arts M.F.A. program. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont (B.A. in Religion and English, 1999).
Joined: Feb 28 '07
Last login: Jun 26 '08