Past Event
Visual and Dramatic Arts
Sunday, December 1
Indymedia 20th Anniversary Encuentro

About the Event

1:00pm Panel: Not Dead Yet: Progeny of indymedia
Elizabeth Press & Branda Miller, Elizabeth helped launch a low-power FM station and local news show at the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY, where Branda is the Arts and Education Coordinator. Both teach at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Elizabeth was a producer for Democracy Now!, and Branda is an award-winning editor.

John Tarleton, executive editor of The Indypendent newspaper. Launched in 2000 by NYC indymedia, John joined the paper in 2001 and played a key role in its development as an editor, reporter, volunteer coordinator and architect of a citywide distribution network in libraries, shops and newspaper boxes. The paper just published issue #250.

Rachel Clarke, long-time member of the weekly Houston Indymedia Radio Show on KPFT-FM, the only Pacifica radio station south of the Mason-Dixon line. Even after the Houston and Radio indymedia websites folded, she has helped keep the show on the air while also working as a Bilingual Educator. In 2018 it grew from 30 minutes to a full hour.

Evan Henshaw-Plath, one of the original hackers behind creation and growth of indymedia. He is a technologist who explores the intersection of products, engineering, and the political systems in which they exist.


Before there was social media, there was indymedia.


Free and open to the public

Directions & Parking

Entrance #8 via University Blvd & Stockton Drive

Nearest visitor parking lots:
Moody Lot (previously known as Hess Lot)


Rice Media Center
Rice Cinema, Auditorium #100