Project Description

Andrew Lowenthal

Portrait of Andrew Lowenthal

FSC-Harvard Fellow 2015-16

Andrew Lowenthal is Co-Founder and a Director of EngageMedia, an Asia-Pacific non-profit exploring the intersection of video, technology and social and environmental issues. EngageMedia employs documentary co-creation techniques, open source technologies and emerging distribution tactics to enable subjects to document and disrupt perspectives of their world.

Papuan Voices is an ongoing project working with filmmakers in the provinces of Papua and West Papua (Indonesia) to develop innovative co-production methods to address issues of critical significance to their communities.

Andrew’s video works have screened at the Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Art, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and the National Gallery of Indonesia. Andrew is currently a research affiliate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and was a Fellow at MIT’s Open Documentary Lab from 2013-15.