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Studio Lab

The Studio Lab is a research and film production facility that operates under the direction of Dr. Kendall Moore, Professor, in the Departments of Journalism and Film Media, located at the Graduate School of Oceanography at

the University of Rhode Island 

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Photo by Kendall Moore

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Photo by Ambar Espinoza

Philosophy, Racism,
and Science

The Studio Lab focuses on philosophical issues, primarily ethics, at the intersection or racism, in science. We are currently focusing on anti-capitalism, de-colonial theory, place-based ethical practices, to critique 

western science and methodologies. 

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Photo by Ryan Watson

Environmental Justice
and Environmental Racism

The Studio Lab focuses on environmental issues and injustices at the intersection or racism, particularly anti-Black and anti-indigenous violences. We partner with community based organizations, activists, and agencies, who center ethics and place-based processes, in their work. 


Photo by Kendall Moore

Values-Based Communication and Community-engaged Work

The Studio Lab researches and works on values-based ways to communicate about scientific issues. Currently we are focusing on the science of storytelling as well as oral tradition as a primary mode of scientific knowledge transmission. 

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