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Love Wisconsin - Megan Monday, Brijetta Hall Waller - <span class="date-display-single">10/13/2018 - 1:30pm</span>

Love Wisconsin

10/13/2018 - 1:30pm

Wisconsin Historical Museum

Love Wisconsin is a storytelling project all about the people of Wisconsin. Launched online in 2015, the project captured attention by telling first-person, real-life stories, and publishing them right where people hang out: on social media. As the stories were shared, the audience grew. Love Wisconsin: Stories From The Place We Call Home is a hard-cover, photo forward book containing over 80 of the inspiring voices featured in the project.

Megan Monday

About Presenter Megan Monday

 

Megan Monday has been writing stories since the time she produced her own kid newspaper and sold it up and down her street. (10 cents a copy! Her grandfather was a newspaperman.) Megan got interested in photography as a teenager, and her combined love of written stories and images followed her to art school, and then on to graduate school. Megan has worked as a media producer, teacher, and artist, and her work has screened nationally on PBS and in film festivals.

 

Megan moved to Wisconsin in the summer of 2008, where she promptly fell in love with the community gardens, glittering lakes, and Driftless hills. Her favorite parts of producing Love Wisconsin stories are the insights that happen during interviews with storytellers and getting to reminisce on all the smiling faces while she’s editing photos back in the studio. Megan lives with her partner and son in Madison.

RECENT BOOK:

Love Wisconsin

Brijetta Hall Waller

About Presenter Brijetta Hall Waller

 

Brijetta Hall Waller started editing video stories in high school using two VCRs. She is grateful that technology has evolved, and that the joy of storytelling has remained a constant in her life. Brijetta has worked in media and documentary ever since she graduated from film school. Her documentary work has screened at film festivals nationally and internationally, and on Public Television. She studied interactive media in graduate school and is passionate about the intersection of media and technology.

 

Brijetta fell in love with a “Wisconsin boy” and moved to Wisconsin in 2007. Working on Love Wisconsin, she cherishes connecting one-on-one with the storytellers, then falling deeply into their stories during edits. Jet lives with her husband, daughter, and son in Madison.

RECENT BOOK:

Love Wisconsin

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