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TR-228594-15

Kitchen Sisters Productions (San Francisco, CA 94133-5107)
Nikki Silva (Project Director: August 2014 to present)
Davia Nelson (Co Project Director: April 2015 to present)

Hidden Kitchens World: Stories of Kimchi Diplomacy, Conflict Kitchens & Change

Production of four short segments on NPR’s “Morning Edition,” one hour-long episode, podcasts, and enhanced online features that explore food as a means of cross-cultural understanding.

Project fields:
Communications

Program:
Media Projects Production

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$75,000 (approved)
$75,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2015 – 9/30/2016


HD-51791-13

Kitchen Sisters Productions (San Francisco, CA 94133-5107)
Nikki Silva (Project Director: October 2012 to present)

Pop Up Archive: Standardized Preservation and Distribution of Culturally Significant Audio

The development of open-source software tools and educational materials to facilitate the dissemination and long-term preservation of oral histories, radio broadcasts, and other audio content.

Pop Up Archive is a simple system to preserve audio content by making it searchable, reusable, and shareable in ways that are meaningful to scholars and producers. The Kitchen Sisters inspired and collaborated on the initial phase of the project, which entailed an academic survey of existing methods for storage of and access to audio content, as well as the alpha release of software plug-ins for Omeka. Phase two of the project, for which we are seeking a Level II Start-Up Grant, will finalize and test these plug-ins across public media organizations and oral history archives, create a centralized repository of audio records, and educate relevant communities through a shared web space. The system will be open source and will conform to national archival standards, without requiring technical expertise from participating organizations. For the first time, content can be indexed for safe and permanent preservation and made accessible to producers, scholars, students, and the public.

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Project fields:
Media Studies

Program:
Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants

Division:
Digital Humanities

Total amounts:
$60,000 (approved)
$60,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2013 – 4/30/2014


TR-50388-12

Kitchen Sisters Productions (San Francisco, CA 94133-5107)
Nikki Silva (Project Director: January 2012 to present)

Hidden Kitchens World

Production of eight, seven-minute radio stories to air on NPR's "Morning Edition," an hour-long public radio broadcast special distributed to stations, a multimedia website, and a blog featuring scholars each exploring the complex relationships among food, culture, and society.

Project fields:
Media Studies

Program:
America's Media Makers: Production Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$150,000 (approved)
$150,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014


TD-50271-10

Kitchen Sisters Productions (San Francisco, CA 94133-5107)
Nikki Silva (Project Director: January 2010 to present)

Hidden Kitchens World

Development of 12 seven-minute radio segments, two hour-long radio specials, twelve podcasts and an interactive website that explore life and culture through food across the globe.

Project fields:
Media Studies

Program:
America's Media Makers: Development Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$75,000 (approved)
$75,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2010 – 8/31/2011