10 Days (2009) 8:00

10 Days (2009) 8:00

A short experimental animation about Lauren’s experiences at a silent Vipassana meditation retreat.  This was a final project in Media Artist Studio 2008-09 (Faculty-Sally Cloninger).
(2009) Length 8:00
Produced by Lauren Haile

1987 Admissions Video – A Letter to Home (1987) 22:47

1987 Admissions Video – A Letter to Home (1987) 22:47

1987 Admissions Video – A Letter to Home
Dylan Smuin stars as a prospective student composing a letter to his family about his experience visiting Evergreen, Olympia and the surrounding environs. Laura Porter guides him as the Evergreen mascot, the Geoduck. Smuin’s tour includes the library, media loan, student services, computer center, media production, Red Square, [...]

1989 Admissons Video (1989) 23:23

1989 Admissons Video (1989) 23:23

This 1989 admissions video shows Doug Scrima and Bob Cillo leading a typical information session with four prospective students. These sessions are designed to acquaint prospective students with the distinctive qualities of the Evergreen curriculum and community.
(1989) Length 23:23
Produced by the Office of Admissions

1995 Admissions Video (1995) 9:56

1995 Admissions Video (1995) 9:56

This admissions video offers a visual portrait of Evergreen in 1995. It follows students Josh Judd and Laurel Rosen around the campus and the surrounding area as they interview faculty and talk about the facilities, student activities, and living arrangements at Evergreen. Evergreen students and staff produced the video.
Original Format: 3/4 inch video
(1995) Length 9:56
Produced [...]

20 Years of Making a Difference (1991) 29:09

20 Years of Making a Difference (1991) 29:09

This series of images, headlines and quotations from the first twenty years of Evergreen was originally shown at Evergreen’s Founding Festival in 1991. It was produced by Media Services and includes audio from speeches by both Dan Evans and Charles McCann.
Original Format: Slide/Tape and VHS
(1991) Length 29:09
Produced by Wyatt Cates

A Bad Day for Wearin’ the Big Boy Pants (2007) 3:49

A Bad Day for Wearin’ the Big Boy Pants (2007) 3:49

Animation produced in the Student Originated Studies: Media Program 2006-2007 that was taught by Ruth Hayes and Julia Zay.
(2007) Length 3:49
Produced by Alex Tripp.

Aesthetics of Animality (2007) 6:54

Aesthetics of Animality (2007) 6:54

A mixed media piece produced in the Student Originated Studies: Media Program 2006-2007 taught by faculty: Ruth Hayes and Julia Zay.
(2007) Length 6:54
Produced by Emily Mercer

Alo! 86th Street (2009) 10:47

Alo! 86th Street (2009) 10:47

Alo! 86th Street is a semi fictionalized experimental autobiography that uses mixed media, personal archival footage and found footage to explore contemporary post Soviet Jewish identities, Brooklyn, and general themes of immigration and displacement. It was a final project in Media Artist Studio 2008-09 (Faculty-Sally Cloninger).
(2009) Length 10:47
Produced by Jana Bolotin

Alumni Interview – Dr. Robert McChesney (2009) 27:00

Alumni Interview – Dr. Robert McChesney (2009) 27:00

Media scholar Dr. Robert McChesney (Class of 1976) sat down with Evergreen faculty, Tony Zaragoza, on his first visit back to the Evergreen campus since graduating in1976. They discussed a wide range of issues including McChesney’s own Evergreen experience, his life after graduating, his vision of the future of media, and his current work on [...]

Alumni Lecture: Dee Williams (2010)

Alumni Lecture: Dee Williams (2010)

Dee Williams (MES) is nationally known as a pioneer in the tiny house movement.
This video is part of a 10-week alumni speaker series, sponsored by the academic program Money’s Value, Soul’s Worth, (taught by Sarah Williams and Jules Unsel) and the Evening and Weekend Programs class “Dreaming the Greener Dream” (taught by faculty emeritus member Oscar [...]

Alumni Lecture: Deirdre Cross and Susan LaSalle (2010)

Alumni Lecture: Deirdre Cross and Susan LaSalle (2010)

Deirdre (Coulter) Cross, ‘01 is a producer and cinematographer for Cross Films, www.crossfilms.com. Susan LaSalle, ‘90 is an Academy Award-winning producer of documentaries, corporate pieces & educational videos.
This video is part of a 10-week alumni speaker series, sponsored by the academic program Money’s Value, Soul’s Worth, (taught by Sarah Williams and Jules Unsel) and the Evening and [...]

Alumni Lecture: Kevin Ranker (2010)

Alumni Lecture: Kevin Ranker (2010)

Kevin Ranker ‘97, is a Washington State Senator and environmental leader.
This video is part of a 10-week alumni speaker series, sponsored by the academic program Money’s Value, Soul’s Worth, (taught by Sarah Williams and Jules Unsel) and the Evening and Weekend Programs class “Dreaming the Greener Dream” (taught by faculty emeritus member Oscar Soule).
Produced by The [...]

Alumni Lecture: Kim Gaffi and Jason Peetz (2010)

Alumni Lecture: Kim Gaffi and Jason Peetz (2010)

Kim Gaffi ‘97, and Jason “Blue” Peetz ’95, are Co-Owners and Directors of Garden Raised Urban Bounty (GRuB).
This video is part of a 10-week alumni speaker series, sponsored by the academic program Money’s Value, Soul’s Worth, (taught by Sarah Williams and Jules Unsel) and the Evening and Weekend Programs class “Dreaming the Greener Dream” (taught by faculty [...]

Alumni Lecture: Madeline Cantwell (2010)

Alumni Lecture: Madeline Cantwell (2010)

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Madeline Cantwell ‘03 is the Managing Director of The Orion Society.
This video is part of a 10-week alumni speaker series, sponsored by the academic program Money’s Value, Soul’s Worth, (taught by Sarah Williams and Jules Unsel) and the Evening and Weekend Programs class “Dreaming the Greener [...]

Alumni Lecture: Matt Triplett (2010)

Alumni Lecture: Matt Triplett (2010)

Matt Triplett ‘80, created two innovative online companies, SparkPlug, and TeamSnap (which supports web-based sports team management).
This video is part of a 10-week alumni speaker series, sponsored by the academic program Money’s Value, Soul’s Worth, (taught by Sarah Williams and Jules Unsel) and the Evening and Weekend Programs class Dreaming the Greener Dream (taught by faculty [...]

Alumni Lecture: Sandy Desner (2010)

Alumni Lecture: Sandy Desner (2010)

Sandy Desner ‘76, is the owner of Deskoba, Inc, a Real Estate development company.
This video is part of a 10-week alumni speaker series, sponsored by the academic program Money’s Value, Soul’s Worth, (taught by Sarah Williams and Jules Unsel) and the Evening and Weekend Programs class “Dreaming the Greener Dream” (taught by faculty emeritus member Oscar [...]

Bara Bara/Scattered (1979) 28:02

Bara Bara/Scattered (1979) 28:02

This documentary was part of the Market Oral History Project. The outbreak of WWII led to the relocation of the Japanese-American community of South Park; this video tells the story from the perspective of the Japanese-American farming community and how they were up-rooted and incarcerated for the duration of the war.  In the documentary many [...]

Bird Feedin (2007) :56

Bird Feedin (2007) :56

A short digital animation produced in the Student Originated Studies: Media Program 2006-2007  that was taught by Ruth Hayes and Julia Zay.
(2007) Length :56
Produced by Chris Clark.

Celebrating Dr. Maxine Mimms (2007) 11:57

Celebrating Dr. Maxine Mimms (2007) 11:57

Maxine Mimms, founder of Evergreen’s Tacoma program, talks about her philosophy of education and life, weaving music, culinary arts, and teaching into her “Opera of Maxine Mimms.” Faculty member Gilda Shepherd recorded the 2007 interview on the occasion of Dr. Mimms’s 80th birthday celebration.
(2007) Length 11:57
Produced by Gilda L. Sheppard

Charlie Teske Podcast (2009) 16:42

Charlie Teske Podcast (2009) 16:42

Charlie Teske, Evergreen’s first Dean of Arts and Humanities, discusses the institution’s founding and early history in this audio excerpt taken from a longer video interview available in the Evergreen Archives.
(2009) Length: 16:42
Produced by Aaron Meola for the Evergreen Visual History Archive

Community Artist Television 1: Who We Are (1987) 25:02

Community Artist Television 1: Who We Are (1987) 25:02

Advanced media students, faculty (Sally Cloninger and Phil Harding) and staff (Peter Randlette and Dick Fuller) formed an experimental media collective in spring ‘87 to produce a weekly public access show. Known affectionately as C.A.T., this series was designed around weekly themes (such as “After Midnight” or “Not Sold In Stores”), some of which were [...]

Community Artist Television 2: Rhythm (1987) 45:24

Community Artist Television 2: Rhythm (1987) 45:24

Advanced media students, faculty (Sally Cloninger and Phil Harding) and staff (Peter Randlette and Dick Fuller) formed an experimental media collective in spring ‘87 to produce a weekly public access show. Known affectionately as C.A.T., this series was designed around weekly themes (such as “After Midnight” or “Not Sold In Stores”), some of which were [...]

Community Artist Television 3: Not Sold In Stores (1987) 40:10

Community Artist Television 3: Not Sold In Stores (1987) 40:10

Advanced media students, faculty (Sally Cloninger and Phil Harding) and staff (Peter Randlette and Dick Fuller) formed an experimental media collective in spring ‘87 to produce a weekly public access show. Known affectionately as C.A.T., this series was designed around weekly themes (such as “After Midnight” or “Gardens and Yard Art”), some of which were [...]

Coolympia (2008) 23:15

Coolympia (2008) 23:15

Olympia’s first official student-produced experimental family television show. For the best in local animation, music, puppets, and silliness, fans tuned in on TCTV channel 22. Originally cable cast in 2008, COOLMYPIA went on to win several national public access cable awards in 2009. The series originated in Mediaworks 2007-08.
(2008) Length 23:15
Produced by Sorrelle Dooley, [...]

Cyprus the Siren: Dinner in the Deep (2008) 6:40

Cyprus the Siren: Dinner in the Deep (2008) 6:40

In this animation for children , Cyprus babysits Brittney and Bigelow Bigfoot and teaches them about feeding habits in the deep sea. This was a final project in Mediaworks 2007-08 (Faculty Ruth Hayes and Beatriz Flores Gutierrez).
(2008) Length 6:20
Produced by Celena Adler.

Daddyji (2006) 10:00

Daddyji (2006) 10:00

An autobiographical-narrative about how family, home, and belonging integrate together. The video chronicles a trip to India with the artist’s father to rediscover his past. This was a final Project in Mediaworks 2005-06 (Faculty Sally Cloninger and Julia Zay).
(2006) Length 10:00
Produced by Roshni Robert.

Death Fugue (2006) 3:00

Death Fugue (2006) 3:00

Two students produced an animated interpretation of  the poem, “Death Fugue” by Paul Celan. This was a final project for Animated Visions: Allegories of Resistance program (2006). The program was taught by Ruth Hayes, Pat Krafcik and Leonard Schwartz.
(2006) Length 3:00
Produced by Brian Fligner and Devin Toan.

Dick Nichols at the 1971 Faculty Retreat (1971) 73:16

Dick Nichols at the 1971 Faculty Retreat (1971) 73:16

One of the first faculty retreats featured Dick Nichols with “A History of Evergreen from Newspaper Headlines, ” a review of Evergreen’s founding and early history in local and state papers. Nichols was Director of Information Services from 1968-1976 and had the complicated job of explaining Evergreen to outside audiences. He highlights the [...]

Dr. Maya Angelou at Evergreen, “Rainbow in the Clouds.” (2007) 85:16

Dr. Maya Angelou at Evergreen, “Rainbow in the Clouds.” (2007) 85:16

On February 18, 2007 renowned author, poet and literary legend, Dr. Maya Angelou spoke to more then 3,000 people in the College Recreation Center’s gym. She was welcomed by President Les Purce and then introduced by Dr. Joye Hardiman. Maya Angelou held the Evergreen and community audience rapt with her story telling, singing, [...]

Drawing from the Landscape  (1994 and 2008)  24:30

Drawing from the Landscape (1994 and 2008) 24:30

Drawing from the Landscape
Faculty and staff joined their colleagues and facilitators Marilyn Frasca, Larry Eickstaedt, and David Whitener on Squaxin Island for a 1994 summer institute sponsored by a grant from the PEW Charitable Trust. This visual documentation of the field study shows participants camped together for several days on the island, drawing, writing, [...]

Dreaming of Spirt Animals – The Glass Art of Cappy Thompson (2004) 33:00

Dreaming of Spirt Animals – The Glass Art of Cappy Thompson (2004) 33:00

This is  a digital video project about the work of Pacific  Northwest artist,  Cappy Thompson and her process of creating a large scale public art piece (the largest painted glass window in existence)for the Sea-Tac airport addition. The documentary explores Thompson’s unique [...]

Dreams and Goals – First Academic Deans (1974) 17:28

Dreams and Goals – First Academic Deans (1974) 17:28

Faculty members Dave Hitchens, Richard Brian, and Larry Stenberg sing a song written by faculty librarian Malcolm Stilson, about the first three deans at the mythical “Wintergreen.” Charlie Teske, Merv Cadwallader, and Don Humphries, the actual first three deans, then engage in a conversation about the founding of the college. They discuss the almost-accidental origins [...]

Dreams and Goals – First Associate Director of Library Services, David Carnahan (1974) 7:31

Dreams and Goals – First Associate Director of Library Services, David Carnahan (1974) 7:31

Evergreen’s founding Associate Director of Library Services, David Carnahan, discusses the conception and planning for Evergreen’s library. He places the special emphasis on a strong relationship between the library and media services in order to broaden the definitions of learning for students and faculty and to situate the library firmly within the teaching function of [...]

Dreams and Goals – First Executive Officer, Dean Clabaugh (1974) 13:04

Dreams and Goals – First Executive Officer, Dean Clabaugh (1974) 13:04

Evergreen’s first employee, Executive Officer Dean Clabaugh, describes the legislation that created Evergreen and events leading up to the college’s opening. He also offers his opinions on the future of Evergreen. This video is part of the Dreams and Goals: Early Visions of Evergreen a series, produced in a 1974 Public Information student contract.

Original Format: [...]

Dreams and Goals – First President, Charles McCann (1974) 15:47

Dreams and Goals – First President, Charles McCann (1974) 15:47

Charles McCann discusses his 1968 hiring as the first president of The Evergreen State College. He analyzes the state of higher education in the late 60s and gives insight into some of his early thinking that eventually led to Evergreen’s unique evaluation process. This video is part of the Dreams and Goals: Early Visions of [...]

Dreams and Goals – Planning Faculty (1974) 19:27

Dreams and Goals – Planning Faculty (1974) 19:27

The original eighteen men who were the planning faculty talk about their goals in coming to Evergreen and their sense of accomplishment at Evergreen four years later. The faculty are, in order of speaking: Richard Alexander, Jack Webb, Richard Brian, Willy Unsoeld, Bob Bernard, Will Humphries, Byron Youtz, Fred Young, Bob Sluss, Larry Eickstaedt, Sid [...]

Dreams and Goals – Round Table Discussion with Women of Early Evergreen (1974) 7:31

Dreams and Goals – Round Table Discussion with Women of Early Evergreen (1974) 7:31

Evergreen student Tina Peterson, faculty member Wini Ingram, and program secretary Pearl Vincent discuss their experiences Evergreen. Tina, a transfer to Evergreen, talks about her early impressions of the school as “unorganized” and “a lot of confusion.” Pearl and Wini consider the tension between efficiency and freedom. This video is part of the Dreams and [...]

Dreams and Goals – Willy Unsoeld and Tom Rainey Discussion on Community (1974) 16:04

Dreams and Goals – Willy Unsoeld and Tom Rainey Discussion on Community (1974) 16:04

Faculty members Willy Unsoeld and Tom Rainey discuss community at Evergreen. They consider governance, ways to build strong community, and the ideas behind faculty forum. This video is part of the Dreams and Goals: Early Visions of Evergreen a series produced in a 1974 Public Information student contract.
Original Format: 1/2 inch open reel
(1974) Length 16:04
Produced [...]

Early Campus Planning Session (c. 1970) 3:47

Early Campus Planning Session (c. 1970) 3:47

Staff member Woody Hirzel took his trusty Bolex into the Board Room to document a meeting with architects about the campus master plan. This silent, unedited film gives us a rare look into the personalities and work habits of early administrators and the Boart of Trustees, and a tour of the model for the campus. [...]

Eat The Sun (1975) 21:18

Eat The Sun (1975) 21:18

An early example of the “fake” documentary? A cult film about a cult leader? An ironic commentary on an Evergreen education? This award winning student film by Jim Cox stars Malcom Stilson as the guru and features many other Evergreen characters in a wide variety of supporting roles. It also contains some [...]

Ebb and Flow (2008) 4:09

Ebb and Flow (2008) 4:09

Perpetual transformation expresses the fleeting yet continual nature of life in this hand-drawn and painted exploration through dreamscapes of life, death and renewal. The video was a final project in Mediaworks 2007-08 (Faculty Ruth Hayes and Beatriz Flores Gutierrez).
(2008) Length 4:09
Produced by Serena Lim.

Endless Tunnel (2008) 5:12

Endless Tunnel (2008) 5:12

The filmmaker describes Endless Tunnel as an exploration of a stress saturated world, examined through a mixture of techniques and styles, mainly encompassing the relatively new stratastencil animation technique. This animation’s unique, personal, and abstract imagery—created with the use of over 1,300 hand cut stencils—reveals an array of ambiguous themes, implications, and emotions exposing the [...]

Excerpts from a Diagnosis (2008) 8:48

Excerpts from a Diagnosis (2008) 8:48

Excerpts From a Diagnosis explores the mental effects of living in a constrained society laden with consumerism and addiction. The video combines animation, interviews, still images and text to represent the individual struggle symbolic of a mass cultural crisis and was a final project in Mediaworks 2007-08 (Faculty Ruth Hayes and Beatriz Flores Gutierrez).
(2008) Length [...]

Fall Alumni Lecture Series – Seth Frankel (2011) 01:16:15

Fall Alumni Lecture Series – Seth Frankel (2011) 01:16:15

Seth Frankel currently works at ECOS Communications in Boulder, CO. ECOS Communications provides innovative design, graphics and planning services. Our projects often involve a mix of experiential design and educational efforts, focused at the intersection of nature, people, and the built environment. Seth has 15 years of experience directing the design and fabrication of projects [...]

Fall Alumni Lecture Series 2011 – Catherine Person

Fall Alumni Lecture Series 2011 – Catherine Person

A Pacific Northwest native, Catherine Person was raised with a family tradition of entrepreneurship. Her Russian grandfather, Max Person, immigrated to San Francisco in 1915, and made Seattle his home a year later. Max was a natural salesman and soon became self-employed, running his own businesses for more than fifty years. Catherine’s father, Dave, ran [...]

Fall Alumni Lecture Series 2011 – Fionn Meade

Fall Alumni Lecture Series 2011 – Fionn Meade

Fionn Meade is Curator at SculptureCenter, NY, where recent group exhibitions include Knight’s Move, a survey of new sculpture in New York, and Leopards in the Temple, with Lothar Baumgarten, Das Institut, Patrick Hill, João Maria Gusmão and Pedro Paiva, Lucy Skaer, and Kathrin Sonntag, among others. Recent curatorial projects also include Nachleben, co-organized with Lucy Raven at [...]

Fall Alumni Lecture Series 2011 – Kelly Kaczynski

Fall Alumni Lecture Series 2011 – Kelly Kaczynski

Kelly Kaczynski is a sculptor and installation artist. Her work, while existing in a temporal-spatial platform, is deeply materials based. She received an MFA from Bard College (‘03), NY and BA from The Evergreen State College (‘95), WA. She has exhibited with Hyde Park Art Center, IL (‘08), University at Buffalo Art Gallery, NY (‘06), Rowland Contemporary, IL (‘06), Triple Candie, NY (‘05), Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL (‘05), Islip Art [...]

Fall Alumni Lecture Series 2011 – Pablo Schugurensky

Fall Alumni Lecture Series 2011 – Pablo Schugurensky

Pablo Schugurensky brings over 20 years public and private art management experience to his leadership of META ARTE, the art consultancy he founded in 2005. Prior to META ARTE, Pablo served as Director of Art Collections for Vulcan, Inc., where he represented the company’s principals in the field and managed their extensive private art collections [...]

Fall Alumni Lecture Series 2011 – Tom Anderson

Fall Alumni Lecture Series 2011 – Tom Anderson

Tom Anderson was born in 1951 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the son of a Jazz musician. He attended Clark College in Vancouver, WA, and received and Associate of Arts degree in 1971. In the autumn of 1971, he enrolled in the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. There he studied Asian Art and Philosophy with Jose Arguelles; developed the 16mm Animation facilities; [...]

Felo De Se (2006) 10:00

Felo De Se (2006) 10:00

A surrealist portrayal of addiction and solitude and perhaps, an  awakening from sleepless nightmares. This 16mm film was a final Project in Mediaworks 2005-06 (Faculty Sally Cloninger and Julia Zay).
(2006) Lentgh 10:00
Prodcued by Ben Blakenship.

Film School University (2009) 15:00

Film School University (2009) 15:00

Thank you for your interest in Film School University. Here you will find a diverse curriculum, pleasant staff, and an animated student body. One visit to our campus will render you speechless, as you will find we’re not like the rest of those sketchy, Mickey Mouse film schools. Hailed by the Times New Roman as [...]

First Draft (1989) 43:43

First Draft (1989) 43:43

Faculty and staff discuss components of Evergreen’s pedagogical philosophy: interdisciplinary study teaching and learning, a student-centered curriculum, the public nature of teaching and learning, students’ responsibility for learning, narrative evaluations, faculty seminar. This 1989 project led to a larger project for the Office of Institutional Research called Ways of Knowing (available in the [...]

First Evergreen Graduation (1972) 7:57

First Evergreen Graduation (1972) 7:57

Poking around in the archives we found these 16mm reels shot by staff member, Woody Hirzel in the early 1970s. These color films are silent but provide a memorable look at Evergreen’s first graduation ceremony, staged in the Library lobby. In attendance are Governor Dan Evans, President Charles McCann, the Evergreen Singers conduced by faculty [...]

For What It's Worth (1976) 21:11

For What It's Worth (1976) 21:11

Beginning with a look at the political and cultural context of the founding of the college, this 1976 film documents and evaluates Evergreen’s growth as an alternative institution of higher education at the time in interviews with faculty, students, and staff about community, evaluations of students and faculty, curriculum planning, and the future of the [...]

Geology and Chemistry of Pollution (1992) 19:50

Geology and Chemistry of Pollution (1992) 19:50

The 1992 upper-division science program, Geology and Chemistry of Pollution, documented student work over one academic year. Students produced a baseline analysis of pollution in Puget Sound by collecting water samples and testing for lead, calcium, copper and residual organics like pesticides. Faculty member Fred Tabbutt facilitated the project; students Steve Lucino [...]

Get Got (2005) 7:30

Get Got (2005) 7:30

Is it a dream?  A parable about the dangers of technology or something completely different?  Take a ride in this  hand-drawn character animation by Bryan Fordney. This was his final project in the Student Originated Studies program 2004-2005 that was taught by Sally Cloninger (Fall and Spring), and Ruth Hayes (Winter).
(2005) Length 7:30
Produced by [...]

Greener Cubed (2008) 2:53

Greener Cubed (2008) 2:53

Students Aaron Meola, Jana Bolotin and Jesse Callahan venture into the deepest recesses of the Evergreen Archives to capture a bit of Evergreen’s archivist Randy Stilson for posterity.
(2008) Length 2:53
Produced by Aaron Meola

History From The Evergreen Vaults Episode 1 (2009) 29:00

History From The Evergreen Vaults Episode 1 (2009) 29:00

History From the Evergreen Vaults was created for The Evergreen Visual History Collection in collaboration with KAOS Olympia’s Community radio station. Each of the four parts addresses a theme of the college’s history. Jesse Callahan, a 2009 Evergreen graduate wrote, produced, and hosted the show. Evergreen students contributed the instrumental background. Episode 1 [...]

History From The Evergreen Vaults Episode 2 (2009) 29:00

History From The Evergreen Vaults Episode 2 (2009) 29:00

History From the Evergreen Vaults was created for The Evergreen Visual History Collection in collaboration with KAOS Olympia’s Community radio station. Each of the four parts addresses a theme of the college’s history. Jesse Callahan, a 2009 Evergreen graduate wrote, produced, and hosted the show. Evergreen students contributed the instrumental background. Episode 2 [...]

History From The Evergreen Vaults Episode 3 (2009) 29:00

History From The Evergreen Vaults Episode 3 (2009) 29:00

History From the Evergreen Vaults was created for The Evergreen Visual History Collection in collaboration with KAOS Olympia’s Community radio station. Each of the four parts addresses a theme of the college’s history. Jesse Callahan, a 2009 Evergreen graduate wrote, produced, and hosted the show. Evergreen students contributed the instrumental background. Episode [...]

History From The Evergreen Vaults Episode 4 (2009) 29:00

History From The Evergreen Vaults Episode 4 (2009) 29:00

History From the Evergreen Vaults was created for The Evergreen Visual History Collection in collaboration with KAOS Olympia’s Community radio station. Each of the four parts addresses a theme of the college’s history. Jesse Callahan, a 2009 Evergreen graduate wrote, produced, and hosted the show. Evergreen students contributed the instrumental background. The [...]

How Much Bacon Can You Eat? (2005) 2:23

How Much Bacon Can You Eat? (2005) 2:23

Alex Tripp can eat a lot of bacon. This was a final project in Mediaworks 2005-06.
(2005) Length 1:30
Produced by Alex Tripp

How to Bring Democracy to the Fish (2006) 2:00

How to Bring Democracy to the Fish (2006) 2:00

Drew won the Seattle Times’ 2007 Three Minute Masterpiece competition for this drawn animation, his final project for Animated Visions: Allegories of Resistance program (2006). The program was taught by Ruth Hayes, Pat Krafcik and Leonard Schwartz.
(2006) Length 2:00
Produced by Drew Christie.

Introduction to External Credit at Evergreen (c.1975) 11:56

Introduction to External Credit at Evergreen (c.1975) 11:56

This early video introduced prospective students to the innovative external credit program at Evergreen. Faculty and staff explain both the application process to earn college credit for work done outside of Evergreen and the rational for this mode of learning. The video was created for the Learning Service Center and featured Maxine Mimms, Niels [...]

Ken Kesey Lecture (1974) 58:10

Ken Kesey Lecture (1974) 58:10

Author and cultural icon Ken Kesey speaks to Evergreen in 1974. He begins his lecture with a story about a young couple that arrives at his house on a cold winter night with their ill infant. He discovers quickly that these young people are struggling with parenting and life. He poses questions to [...]

Ken Kesey Q&A (1974) 13:29

Ken Kesey Q&A (1974) 13:29

This rare archival footage shows the Q&A between author Ken Kesey and Evergreen students before his 1974 lecture at the college. Kesey discusses alternative education, his strategies for handling his cultural celebrity, his writing, drugs, and mental illness in America.
Original Format: 1/2 inch open reel
(1974) Length 13:29
Produced by The Evergreen State College

Living Catalog – Advanced Science Group Contracts (1974) 9:01

Living Catalog – Advanced Science Group Contracts (1974) 9:01

Faculty member Willie Parson discusses his three Advanced Science Group Contracts. About the Living Catalog series: In the initial years of The Evergreen State College, academic programs were not repeated. The curriculum emerged yearly from creative conversations among colleagues about ideas and themes with which they would like to engage students for a year. [...]

Living Catalog – Conceptions Of Self (1974) 11:53

Living Catalog – Conceptions Of Self (1974) 11:53

Faculty members, Mark Levensky and Dave Powell discuss their coordinated studies program, Conceptions Of Self. About the series: ” In the initial years of The Evergreen State College, academic programs were not repeated. The curriculum emerged yearly from creative conversations between and among colleagues about ideas and themes with which they would like to engage [...]

Living Catalog – Encounter America: Ideologies & Realities (1974) 19:17

Living Catalog – Encounter America: Ideologies & Realities (1974) 19:17

Faculty members Eric Larson, Dumi Maraire, Margaret Gribskov and Russ Fox discuss their coordinated studies program, Encounter America: Ideologies & Realities. About the Living Catalog series: In the initial years of The Evergreen State College, academic programs were not repeated. The curriculum emerged yearly from creative conversations among colleagues about ideas and themes with [...]

Living Catalog – Human Responses To Human Documents (1974) 22:07

Living Catalog – Human Responses To Human Documents (1974) 22:07

Faculty members Chuck Pailthorp, Dave Hitchens, Tom Maddox, and Leo Daugherty discuss their coordinated studies program, Human Responses To Human Documents. About the Living Catalog series: In the initial years of The Evergreen State College, academic programs were not repeated. The curriculum emerged yearly from creative conversations among colleagues about ideas and themes with [...]

Living Catalog – Xequiquel (1974) 11:01

Living Catalog – Xequiquel (1974) 11:01

Faculty members Nancy Allen and Ron Woodbury discuss their coordinated studies program Lawmakers/Lawbreakers. About the Living Catalog series: In the initial years of The Evergreen State College, academic programs were not repeated. The curriculum emerged yearly from creative conversations among colleagues about ideas and themes with which they would like to engage students for [...]

Lynda Barry Is Back (2008) 83:04

Lynda Barry Is Back (2008) 83:04

Alumna Lynda Barry returned to Evergreen for a series of workshops based on her book, What It Is. On November 5, 2008 she spoke to an overflow crowd in the Experimental Theatre, talking about her experience as an Evergreen student, her life as an artist, and her method of writing (based in part on her [...]

Magdalena (2006) 1:40

Magdalena (2006) 1:40

This short film was a final project for Animated Visions: Allegories of Resistance program (2006). The program was taught by Ruth Hayes, Pat Krafcik and Leonard Schwartz.
(2006) Length 1:40
Produced by Julian Birchman and Jahla Brown.

Mary Hillaire, A Lasting Vision (1999) 34:00

Mary Hillaire, A Lasting Vision (1999) 34:00

This portrait of the late Mary Hillaire, Evergreen faculty and a member of the Lummi nation until her death in 1982, was produced by Marge Brown and Barbara Leigh Smith. The documentary uses interviews, archival footage and many sound recordings to document Mary’s influence on Evergreen. That influence was extensive: she contributed one [...]

Meet Education – Dan Evans Interview (1978) 6:14

Meet Education – Dan Evans Interview (1978) 6:14

This series, simply entitled “Meet Education” was recorded at the old Evergreen TV studios as a response to the Washington State budget cuts in the late 70’s and the hostility of the legislature and the local press. Here, Dan Evans, Evergreen’s second president, is grilled by Arnold Tucker, Chairman of the Western Washington Taxpayer’s Committee [...]

Meet Education – Dan Evans Q&A (1978) 14:50

Meet Education – Dan Evans Q&A (1978) 14:50

This series, simply entitled “Meet Education” was recorded at the old Evergreen TV studios as a response to the Washington State budget cuts in the late 70’s and the hostility of the legislature and the local press. Here, Evergreen’s second President, Dan Evans answers questions from local reporters and members of the community about Evergreen’s [...]

Meet Education – Dan Evans Roundtable Discussion (1978) 10:30

Meet Education – Dan Evans Roundtable Discussion (1978) 10:30

This series, simply entitled “Meet Education” was recorded at the old Evergreen TV studios as a response to the Washington State budget cuts in the late 70’s and the hostility of the legislature and the local press. This clip is a roundtable discussion with Arnold Tucker, Chairman of the Western Washington Taxpayer’s Committee on Higher [...]

Meet Education – Dan Evans Sit-down Interview (1978) 2:01

Meet Education – Dan Evans Sit-down Interview (1978) 2:01

This series, simply entitled “Meet Education” was recorded at the old Evergreen TV studios as a response to the Washington State budget cuts in the late 70’s and the hostility of the legislature and the local press. In this interview with Valerie Winslow, a reporter for The Daily Olympian and Dan Evans, Evergreen’s second President [...]

Meet Education – Dan Evans Speech (1978) 1:34

Meet Education – Dan Evans Speech (1978) 1:34

This series, simply entitled “Meet Education” was recorded at the old Evergreen TV studios as a response to the Washington State budget cuts in the late 70’s and the hostility of the legislature and the local press. Here is a response to the roundtable, Evergreen’s second president, Dan Evans, speaks about Evergreen’s unique approach in [...]

Meet Education – Dean Clabaugh Interview (1978) 3:58

Meet Education – Dean Clabaugh Interview (1978) 3:58

This series, simply entitled “Meet Education” was recorded at the old Evergreen TV studios as a response to the Washington State budget cuts in the late 70’s and the hostility of the legislature and the local press. Here, Dean Clabaugh, Evergreen’s first Executive Director is grilled by Arnold Tucker, Chairman of the Western Washington Taxpayer’s [...]

Meet Education – Dean Clabaugh Q&A (1978) 8:53

Meet Education – Dean Clabaugh Q&A (1978) 8:53

This series, simply entitled “Meet Education” was recorded at the old Evergreen TV studios as a response to the Washington State budget cuts in the late 70’s and the hostility of the legislature and the local press. Dean Clabaugh, Evergreen’s first Executive Director, answers questions from local reporters and members of the community about Evergreen’s [...]

Meet Education – Dean Clabaugh Roundtable Discussion (1978) 11:09

Meet Education – Dean Clabaugh Roundtable Discussion (1978) 11:09

This series, simply entitled “Meet Education” was recorded at the old Evergreen TV studios as a response to the Washington State budget cuts in the late 70’s and the hostility of the legislature and the local press. This roundtable discussion features Arnold Tucker, Chairman of the Western Washington Taxpayer’s Committee on Higher Education, Valerie Winslow, [...]

Meet Education – Dean Clabaugh Sit-down Interview (1978) 7:17

Meet Education – Dean Clabaugh Sit-down Interview (1978) 7:17

This series, simply entitled “Meet Education” was recorded at the old Evergreen TV studios and appears to be a response to the Washington State budget cuts in the late 70’s. In this interview with Valerie Winslow, a reporter for The Daily Olympian, Dean Clabaugh, Evergreen’s first Executive Director, explains Evergreen approach to learning, and the [...]

Meet Education – Dean Clabaugh Speech (1978) 1:52

Meet Education – Dean Clabaugh Speech (1978) 1:52

This series, simply entitled “Meet Education” was recorded at the old Evergreen TV studios as a response to the Washington State budget cuts in the late 70’s and the hostility of the legislature and the local press. Evergreen’s first Executive Director Dean Clabaugh responds to the Daily Olympian editorial, defending the college’s unique approach to [...]

moemoea (2004) 4:42

moemoea (2004) 4:42

moemoea (which means dream in Tahitian)
is a short experimental documentary, conceived in the tradition of the cine poem, that combines landscape cinematography with studies of light and form to explore the essential nature of Huahine, French Polynesia.  Faculty member Sally Cloninger produced this film as part of her final project in the Islands program (2003-04).  Sally along [...]

Mumia Abu-Jamal 1999 Graduation Speech (1999) 16:09

Mumia Abu-Jamal 1999 Graduation Speech (1999) 16:09

Evergreen’s 1999 commencement featured controversial activist and death row inmate, Mumia Abu-Jamal. National media outlets covered the pre-recorded address to Evergreen’s graduating class amid well-orchestrated opposition and protest. Evergreen President Jane Jervis took a courageous stand for free speech and the engagement with controversy in supporting students’ selection of Mumia.
Original Format:  3/4″ analog [...]

Must Be New to the Job (1978) 49:28

Must Be New to the Job (1978) 49:28

A video orientation designed for new staff includes interviews with staff and faculty explaining Evergreen as an educational experiment and as a work environment. Included are a guided tour of the campus, and detailed explanations of the structure of academics at Evergreen. This orientation highlights the importance to staff to the college mission, the [...]

My Family History: The Legacy of Crypto-Jews and How they Came to New Mexico (2006) 9:40

My Family History: The Legacy of Crypto-Jews and How they Came to New Mexico (2006) 9:40

An autobiographical documentary about the crypto-Jews of Spain and Portugal, and how, 500 years after the inquisition, Hispanics of the Southwest have discovered remnants of their Jewish Heritage. This was a final Project in Mediaworks 2005-06 (Faculty Sally Cloninger and Julia Zay),
(2006) Length 9:40
Produced by Chelsea Armijo.

Nicer to Have One (2009) 6:00

Nicer to Have One (2009) 6:00

An animated documentary that explores the experience of being a twin. This was a final project in Media Artist Studio 2008-09 (Faculty-Sally Cloninger).
(2009) Length 6:00
Produced by Celena Adler

Off Key (2008) 3:46

Off Key (2008) 3:46

This homage to the UPA modernist style animation of the 1950s and 1960s tells the story of Henri, a boy without a soundtrack of his own, who attempts to mend a broken note he has heard growing between his parents. This is a work in progress.
(2008) Length 3:46
Produced by Julian Birchman

Out On The Periphery (c. 1974) 14:03

Out On The Periphery (c. 1974) 14:03

An early student film by Hollywood director, Steve De Jarnatt about psychoanalysis.  Shot entirely in the Evergreen racketball courts, this highly stylized black and white sync film stars faculty member, Paul Sparks as the maniacal Dr. Q.
Original format:  16mm film
(c. 1974) Length 14:03
Produced by Steve De Jarnatt

Pet Knot (2007) 3:20

Pet Knot (2007) 3:20

A stop motion animation that experiments with texture that was produced for the Student Originated Studies: Media Program 2006-2007(Faculty: Ruth Hayes and Julia Zay).
(2007) Length 3:20
Produced by Laura Northrup.

Pine Cone (2009) 23:00

Pine Cone (2009) 23:00

A fictional coming of age movie about the relationships between four high school students. The story takes place in one evening at the characters favorite and often frequented diner, The Pine Cone Café. This was a final project in Media Artist Studio 2008-09 (Faculty-Sally Cloninger).
(2009) Lentgh 23:00
Produced by Natasha Norton.

Political Ecology: A Survey Of Its Purpose, People, Projects, Problems (1971) 26:27

Political Ecology: A Survey Of Its Purpose, People, Projects, Problems (1971) 26:27

This film documents an early science program at Evergreen focusing on Political Ecology. Narrated by Faculty Ed Kormondy, Richard Anderson, David Milne, Oscar Soule and Fred Tabbutt, the film explains the course curriculum and student work. It provides an interesting look inside an interdisciplinary applied science program and showcases Evergreen’s innovative and unique academic qualities.  [...]

Psycho Film Students (1989) 14:51

Psycho Film Students (1989) 14:51

This is a final project produced in the one quarter coordinated studies program, Visual Humor that was taught by Sandra Simon and Sally Cloninger in Spring 1989. A classic parody of the suspense/horror genre that features Marge Brown as the nefarious film professor and a cast of undergraduates. The campus also has a [...]

SELF EVALUATION: or how I learned to stop worrying and embrace the five foci (2010) 56:35

SELF EVALUATION: or how I learned to stop worrying and embrace the five foci (2010) 56:35

This is a live, studio production of Sally Cloninger’s final 5th year review.  She combined a monologue about her work as a teacher and co-learner at Evergreen with clips from her own films and videos as well as program documentation of some of her “performative” lectures.  Included: an excerpt from a documentary that was commissioned [...]

Student Life (c.1990s) 6:27

Student Life (c.1990s) 6:27

This uncredited short video offers an honest discussion about campus life at Evergreen by interviewing Evergreen students. Students reflect on the positive and negative aspects of an interdisciplinary curriculum, on-campus housing, and college social life. The piece has no titles or credits and offers little context was likely used to show prospective [...]

Teaching Art And Science (2008) 15:19

Teaching Art And Science (2008) 15:19

A visual essay with voice over about faculty member, Susan Aurand’s experience teaching art and science in a wide variety of interdisciplinary programs at Evergreen. Originally produced as part of the EVHA Founding Institute in summer 2008, Susan performed this autobiographical and pedagogical piece at the Fall Symposium in 2008. She specifically explores [...]

The Living Catalog – Lawmakers/Lawbreakers (1974) 20:03

The Living Catalog – Lawmakers/Lawbreakers (1974) 20:03

Faculty members Mark Levensky and Dave Powell discuss their coordinated studies program Conceptions Of Self. About the Living Catalog series: In the initial years of The Evergreen State College, academic programs were not repeated. The curriculum emerged yearly from creative conversations among colleagues about ideas and themes with which they would like to engage [...]

The President’s Speech (2007) 8:14

The President’s Speech (2007) 8:14

Based on a short story by Oliver Sacks, this short mixed media narrative was produced in the Student Originated Studies: Media Program 2006-2007 that was taught by Ruth Hayes and Julia Zay.
(2007) Length 8:14
Produced by Anthony Simon.

The Red Scare (2008) 6:45

The Red Scare (2008) 6:45

Inspired by both early Hitchcock and the horror films of the Cold War era, The Red Scare critically examines eroticized violence against women in the horror genre and the scapegoating of femininity. In this piece, the irrationality of anti-Communist hysteria is likened to mainstream male fears of menstruation. The film also explores the creation of [...]

The Rita Sevcik Series – Charles McCann (c. 1984) 20:21

The Rita Sevcik Series – Charles McCann (c. 1984) 20:21

Rita Sevcik served as Administrative Assistant to the first six Evergreen presidents. Evergreen’s first president Charles McCann discusses the interview process that led to Rita’s hire at the college. He praises her institutional memory, her enthusiasm and her role as liaison to the board of trustees. He admires her ability to work with multiple constituencies [...]

The Rita Sevcik Series – Dan Evans (1984) 9:33

The Rita Sevcik Series – Dan Evans (1984) 9:33

Rita Sevcik served as Administrative Assistant to the first six Evergreen presidents. Dan Evans, the college’s second president, discusses Rita’s importance to the college and to the President’s office. He expresses appreciation and admiration for her as a person, talking about her great memory and even temper and their shared love of the outdoors [...]

The Rita Sevcik Series – Rita Sevcik (c. 1984) 19:48

The Rita Sevcik Series – Rita Sevcik (c. 1984) 19:48

Rita Sevcik served as Administrative Assistant to the first six Evergreen presidents. In this 1984 interview she discusses her hiring as one of the first staff members as well as her perceptions of the nature of the job and the changes over time, as the position became more and more an assistant to the President. [...]

This Time of Peril (2006) 8:50

This Time of Peril (2006) 8:50

Brief experiments which consider the  trials of modern living.  This was a final Project in Mediaworks 2005-06 (Faculty Sally Cloninger and Julia Zay).
(2006) Length 8:50
Produced by Jeremiah Jones.

Tiem Thuc Forgotten (2005) 10:44

Tiem Thuc Forgotten (2005) 10:44

Three generations of  oral histories by women affected by the Vietnam War. This was a final project in Mediaworks 2005-06 taught by Sally Cloninger and Julia Zay.
(2005) Length 10:44
Produced by Amanda Nguyen

Tsunami Escape (2006) 10:00

Tsunami Escape (2006) 10:00

A tragicomedy of sorts…like life: full of strange and beautiful contradictions. John Randolph Thompson calls it “a self portrait of American decay…truly post-post-modern.” This 16mm film was a final Project in Mediaworks 2005-06 (Faculty Sally Cloninger and Julia Zay).
(2006) Length 10:00
Produced by Ian Wood.

Vancouver Campus Podcast (2009) 9:00

Vancouver Campus Podcast (2009) 9:00

An oral history of the Vancouver program (Vancouver, Washington) of The Evergreen State College, written and performed by past Director and Faculty Emeritus, Virginia (Jin) Darney. This interdisciplinary program flourished from 1976-1990. A number of faculty were assigned to this campus (including Bill Bruner, Justino Balderrama and Lucia Harrison) or rotated from Olympia into the [...]

Viewpoint – Filmmakers (28:20) 1974

Viewpoint – Filmmakers (28:20) 1974

Seattle’s KOMO 4 Television 1974 public affairs program Viewpoint presents the films made by Evergreen students early in the college’s history. Art McDonald, the show’s host, discusses the Evergreen film studies program with Evergreen faculty Bob Bernard, and students, Patrick Barber and Gary Peterson. The episode also features examples of student work such as videos [...]

Viewpoint – McCann and Eikenberry Debate (1972) 28:20

Viewpoint – McCann and Eikenberry Debate (1972) 28:20

Seattle’s KOMO 4 Television 1972 public affairs program Viewpoint introduces viewers to Evergreen, showcasing student life, the physical plant, the college’s pedagogical approach, and the controversy surrounding the college. The program highlights the controversy surrounding the college in a debate between Evergreen’s first president, Charles McCann and State Representative, Ken Eikenberry. The debate, tense at [...]

What’s New In The Schoolhouse (c.1974) (29:30)

What’s New In The Schoolhouse (c.1974) (29:30)

KOMO 4 Education Director Marty Wilson hosts this weekly program about local education. She introduces three members of Evergreen, faculty Ed Kormondy and students, Terese Coggins and Steve Simel in a wide-ranging discussion about Evergreen’s unique educational approach. This show also airs a student film presenting Evergreen to students with a look at the library, [...]

Whatever We Had We Have, Evergreen Scrapbook 1971-1996 (1996) 15:02

Whatever We Had We Have, Evergreen Scrapbook 1971-1996 (1996) 15:02

This video production was commissioned by Provost Barbara Leigh Smith to commemorate the “real” 25th anniversary of the college, that is, from the year that students arrived. It was shown at the annual fall convocation and features still images that honor the early history of Evergreen, “explain” the Five Foci of Evergreen’s pedagogy, and welcome [...]

Why Evergreen? (1971) 18:30

Why Evergreen? (1971) 18:30

This is Evergreen’s first promotional film (c. 1971), intended to serve as a student recruitment tool. It features many of Evergreen’s founding Faculty and Administrators discussing what one could expect coming to Evergreen as a student. It also provides information on academic programs and Evergreen’s unique approach to learning. Faculty including Merv Cadwallader, Beryl [...]

Wild Water Women-The Reunion (1979 and 2009)  26:09

Wild Water Women-The Reunion (1979 and 2009) 26:09

A rare Super 8 film of a 1979 white water rafting trip by Evergreen women is juxtaposed with footage and commentary from a reunion 30 years later of most of the faculty and staff participants. Featured are: Sally Cloninger, Rita Cooper, Llyn De Danaan [Lynn Patterson], Betsy Diffendal, Joanne Jirovec, Susie Jones, Judy Lindlauf, Maxine [...]

Women At Evergreen (1997) 29:24

Women At Evergreen (1997) 29:24

This 1997 video, produced by Evergreen staff member, Marge Brown and Provost, Barbara Leigh Smith, documents the history and invaluable legacy of women who have helped shape the path of this institution. Their compelling stories relate some of the struggles faced by woman during those early years and how these struggles led to a number [...]

You are now watching: Dreaming of Spirt Animals – The Glass Art of Cappy Thompson (2004) 33:00

This is  a digital video project about the work of Pacific  Northwest artist,  Cappy Thompson and her process of creating a large scale public art piece (the largest painted glass window in existence)for the Sea-Tac airport addition. The documentary explores Thompson’s unique relationship to the function of narrative  and autobiography in glass art as well as her interest in dreams and mythology and her methods of incorporating  diverse inspirations for her glass work (including Sufistories, Persian folktales and Native American myths). The painting and fabrication  of the 90 ‘ x 33′ piece was completed at a family-run   glass studio in Germany. The film  was shot in Seattle andTaunusstein-Wehen, Germany and incorporates digital video, digital stills,  and time lapse videography. Thompson is an Evergreen Alumna (1976).  Other alums worked on this film including Peter Randlette (Co-Producer) and Gretchen Langheld (Original Music). Sally Cloninger (Member of the Faculty) directed; Allegra Hinkle (EM Staff and Adjunct Faculty) was second camera.

(2004) 33:00

Produced by Sally Cloninger and Peter Randlette