67 minutes | Jun 10, 2021

Amplifying Marginalized Voices Through Visual Storytelling: Chloe Owens

Chloe Owens joins Melissa on the mic for our Everyday Woman series. Chloe is a non-fiction visual storyteller based in St. Louis, MO. Chloe merges her film, photography, and graphic design skills with her background in social work to amplify marginalized voices through visual storytelling. In 2015, Chloe produced her first documentary The Black Experience at Saint Louis University to amplify the voices of black students and faculty attending a predominately white school. After the murder of George Floyd in May 2020, Chloe created #TheWindowQuoteProject to feature quotes expressed by black people and to express her own feelings during the midst of a very dark year.Please be sure to subscribe to Mimosa Sisterhood on Apple Podcasts and leave us a 5-star rating and review. These reviews help boost our visibility so we can continue to grow and flourish in this wild podcasting industry. If you're interested in supporting the show, check out my new support feature!SHOW NOTESIn this episode, we talk about:Wine review: Paso a Paso Tempranillo and Liquid Light Sauvignon BlancNon-traditional types of social workAttending St. Louis University, a predominately white Catholic Jesuit college in St. Louis, MOThe stress of choosing a career path in your early 20sImproving systems that impact marginalized and oppressed people The brain-busting concept of 'working yourself out of a job'Stumbling upon film and creating a documentary, The Black Experience at Saint Louis UniversityThe tragic murders of Michael Brown Jr. (2014) and George Floyd (2020)Creating #TheWindowQuoteProjectChloe's future projects: storytelling for black womenThe meaning of SisterhoodRESOURCESCheck out Chloe Owens' website www.chloeowenspictures.comWatch Chloe's first documentary The Black Experience at Saint Louis University (2015)Check out all of Chloe's film projects on her WebsiteFollow #TheWindowQuoteProject on InstagramTry Liquid Light Sauvignon Blanc and Paso a Paso TempranilloSubscribe to our Newsletter and receive a free postcard!Call the podcast and leave us a voicemail to be featured in a future episode: +1 562-270-4914</li>Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/mimosasisterhoodpodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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