Silver Screen – NPR’s Latino USA Podcast

Its a late Saturday afternoon slipping into evening. Hint of Spring pushing away winter. I recently covered a march supporting efforts to promote Divestment from the Dakota Access Pipeline in San Francisco, walking the five blocks rather than taking a taxi because the streets were all blocked off. I've been paying for it ever as … Continue reading Silver Screen – NPR’s Latino USA Podcast

Flor de Miel Media presents ‘Narco Beauty and La Environmentalista,’ spoken word poem read by Catherine Herrera

I've been working behind the scenes on breaking down the 'Open Doors' preview - I was quite surprised by the impact the creative process had on me personally, opening doors in ways unexpected. I am grateful to grow and develop, and learn each day. As that work continues, here is a new spoken word poem … Continue reading Flor de Miel Media presents ‘Narco Beauty and La Environmentalista,’ spoken word poem read by Catherine Herrera

Bridge Walkers – de Young Museum September 07, 2012 6-8 p.m.

-- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ---                           Contact: Catherine Herrera,  415-202-5204, catherine@flordemielfilms.com BRIDGE WALKERS – INSTALLATION/DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES THE IMPORTANCE OF SACRED SITES IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND BEYOND – Worldwide Release - Filmmaker and photographer Catherine Herrera has completed a multi-year project with the culmination of a three-screen video installation and documentary Bridge Walkers showing … Continue reading Bridge Walkers – de Young Museum September 07, 2012 6-8 p.m.

Ohlone Sacred Sites – Walking Bridges

On March 11, 2011, I presented a four part, interactive video installation at the de Young Museum. Technical issues with my DVD burner, on top of the tragic news in Japan, all moved me deeply that day. In fact, I doubt I had ever been so nervous. Today, I feel very calm and hopeful. I … Continue reading Ohlone Sacred Sites – Walking Bridges

Bridge Walkers Opens Friday in Tower of de Young Museum

Its been a very busy few weeks! Editing, resting, editing. I knew editing was fun, but I did not know how joyful and transformative editing can be, and to spend time again with footage from Mexico again. Its been very meaningful, and I pray that I can inspire the same feeling with the audience. Yesterday … Continue reading Bridge Walkers Opens Friday in Tower of de Young Museum

Haste makes…double blog posts!

Well, in my haste this week, I posted the follow-up image in the sage series to http://www.catherineherreraphotography.com and not as I had thought, here, on this site. I had promised to post this photo a while back. I needed a second to sit with the group of images, and found there was only one that … Continue reading Haste makes…double blog posts!

Looking towards the Spring…

I have a new series of photographs that I am sharing, its entitled 'From my Window.' You can view the slideshow here. I am working on the installation footage, and editing a short video about the residency of Kim Shuck and Michael Horse.  Working with both of them, and now, going over the footage and … Continue reading Looking towards the Spring…