Documenting the lived experience and human condition

Mary Anne Funk Photography Videography Visual Ethnographer

Finding Home – A Moment In Time

See Video-journalism story: http://www.maryannefunk.com/2016/05/joel-katie-longanecker/

Solidarity

Solidarity

Michael Davis joined in solidarity with housed and unhoused protestors in NW Portland to protest the mistreatment of our homeless community by Elephant Delicatessen’s management team, located on NW 22nd. Photo © June 16, 2016 Mary Anne Funk

Collaboration

Collaboration

I recently set up my camera and audio gear to record a behind the scenes of myself and Jeremy discussing the song he is going to write, while watching edited clips showcasing the first featured story from Artbeat of the City that I’m making: Artful Journey […]

Community Art

Community Art

Rico, along with the other residents of Hazelnut Grove who design a quilt, will have an opportunity to have their quilt showcased in the March “Sharing the Scraps” if chosen by the show’s curator. “Sharing The Scraps” is about the lack of equity in our […]

Streetopia: Talkback and Panel with Author Erick Lyle

Streetopia: Talkback and Panel with Author Erick Lyle

Streetopia: Artists, activists, and community coming together sharing resources and space and focusing on the people, the community and the culture who are already there. When you sever community ties you put people in danger. Erick Lyle Watch the entire community event – Streetopia: Talkback […]

Audio Podcast – Collective Voices |  Oregon SOS – Fight High Rents and Low Wages |

Audio Podcast – Collective Voices | Oregon SOS – Fight High Rents and Low Wages |

Audio recording from inside the Oregon State Capitol building during the Oregon SOS – Fight High Rents and Low Wages demonstration. Participants sat down and linked hands outside of Governor Kate Browns office, extending into the hallway. They formed a collective voice as they called […]

Building Oregon’s Climate Movement Panel | Video

Building Oregon’s Climate Movement Panel | Video

Recording of Building Oregon’s Climate Movement panel. January 25th, 2016 Location SEIU 503 Recorded and edited by Mary Anne Funk On Monday, January 25th, Know Your City and Renew Oregon hosted a community dialogue with speakers who organize in very different communities for a clean […]

Serving the poor

Pastor Steve Kimes of Anawim Christian Community and other organizations are able to pick up food from the gleaners that they can distribute to the communities they serve: the poor and needy in the Northwest.

Grace | Finding Home

Grace cleans a pan, in the community kitchen, after preparing eggs for other members of the Hazelnut Grove Community. Hazelnut Grove is a homeless camp in North Portland, Oregon.

In search of sanctuary and home

In search of sanctuary and home

Human Settlement / Finding Home Human Settlement – Finding Home works to provide understanding that in order to survive and rebuild our lives, we need shelter as a basic human need. Sometimes that shelter is built by the individual with a tent or a tarp along […]

A Soldier’s Journey

A Soldier’s Journey

  While helping my son pack up his apartment and prepare for his deployment, I spent some time documenting what he was going through. I have filmed some difficult moments and stories, but this by far has been the hardest piece I have filmed and […]

A new beginning

A new beginning

Adam cuts his son’s umbilical cord with the help of the midwife. ©Mary Anne Funk All rights reserved December 2, 2014. Location: Pocatello, Idaho