Being inspired by another's way
Originally, I set out to capture musicians' sounds. The video camera was the only device I owned that could capture sound, which I extracted from the video. However, I quickly found utility and pleasure in capturing both video and audio. On occasion, I'd edit the video track into a story.
The music scene in Silver City has social capital that cannot easily be overlooked. Any day of the week, there is a live performance happening in this small, rural New Mexican town.
Several Open Mics weekly occur in Silver City, NM. It's an event where different people experiment with making music with each other.