Organization profile published 1984
Year Published: 1984
Resource Type: Organization
Cx Number: CX2996
Abstract: KAI VISIONWORKS is a non-profit worker controlled media collective. Its extensive slide library contains thousands of slides on topics related to social change issues. The library is strong in the areas of violence, pollution, water, Native peoples, maps, graphics, and North, Central and South America; its collection is growing on the topics of agism, class, sexism and racism. Groups wanting to supplement their own slide shows can contact KAI VISIONWORKS, they will be mailed a descritipn of specific slides, graphics and titles that are available and relevant, as well as estimated costs. Donation of slides are welcome.
KAI VISIONWORKS also produces and rents slide shows. These include: Masculiinity and Violence, which comes with an audio tape, bibliography, footnotes and discussion ideas and which examines how males are conditioned to solve conflicts with power, and what can be done about it. How to Make a Sklide Show covers research, scripting, recording, pacing, asseembly, etc., for making an effective slide show with easily available equipemnt. The Frog and the Pond is a 30 minute show examining the poisoning of Native poples and water by mercury. Active Non-Violence traces the history and development of ''satyagraha" (truth-force) of Gandhi.
The name of the collective honours Kai Yutah Clouds, a co-worker assassinated by the Guatemalan government while researching the current genocide of Native poples in Central America.