I’ve often thought that we’ve misinterpreted the ‘gift’ of the democratisation of video. People think it means ‘anyone can become the next Spielberg’ but the real opportunity is to become a Herzog: pursuing unadulterated self-expression. This idea of the ‘middle class media maker’ takes it a step further and I like it.

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Video artist working at The New York Times. I write a weekly newsletter about visual storytelling and creativity. https://adamwestbrook.substack.com/

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Adam Westbrook

Adam Westbrook

Video artist working at The New York Times. I write a weekly newsletter about visual storytelling and creativity. https://adamwestbrook.substack.com/