BRIGET GANSKE

I am a Virginia-based photographer and filmmaker.

I create visual stories for publications, organizations, and individuals.

What drives my work is the desire to create meaningful stories that educate, inspire, and connect us to one another.

bganske@gmail.com
804.221.8329

VMFA Kids

Posted on Dec 10, 2017

Some of my favorite videos I’ve made for VMFA are the ones we’ve done for kids. Here are a few highlights, plus the VMFA Kids playlist on Youtube:

Playlist:

3rd in Series

Posted on Oct 20, 2015

Here’s the next installment in my video series showing my twin nieces, now 14 months! To watch all three click here.

Commitment

Posted on Oct 10, 2015

It’s always a pleasure to make videos with the passionate people at Sabot at Stony Point school:

Inside out Project

Posted on Jun 1, 2015

The video I created of Freeman High School’s INSIDE OUT PROJECT has been published to INSIDE OUT’s website! Click here.

Learn more about JR on Artsy.

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Inside Out

Posted on May 13, 2015

On March 2, 2011, JR won the TED prize at the TED Conference in Long Beach, California, and called for the creation of a global participatory art project with the potential to change the world. This project is called INSIDE OUT.

Annie Ward Love, a senior at Freeman High School in Richmond, VA, helped bring INSIDE OUT to her high school cafeteria where the diverse student body often remains segregated. Students, teachers, and staff galvanized around the idea, hoping that the portraits will help everyone to truly see each other.

Nieces

Posted on Mar 10, 2015

A few weeks ago I visited my twin nieces in Boston. We were trapped inside during the snow storm, so I got a lot of footage! This is a sequel to the video I made when they were 1-month old:

celebrating winter

Posted on Dec 28, 2014

Here is another fun video I produced for Sabot at Stony Point school:

Real People

Posted on Dec 11, 2014

I know that my friends, the Whorleys, look like models assembled to act like a family for a magazine shoot. But they are real. They really do look and love this beautifully.

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Meditation

Posted on Dec 1, 2014

How to do show young people what mediation is? Here’s a video I made for St. Stephen’s youth program that demonstrates in a humorous way the experience of meditation–recognizing the storm inside us and then, hopefully, watching it pass.

Maymont

Posted on Nov 19, 2014

There is a reason why Maymont is everyone’s favorite place in Richmond to take portraits–beautiful gardens, fish-filled ponds, elegant stonework and architecture, and 100 acres of trees.

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