Through film, Vilan Le is not only capturing memories of her life in the outdoors, but she's creating a sense of nostalgia while also giving tribute to the people and places who have helped shape her art.
Shannon Butler is the quintessential jack-of-all-trades. From fermenting, to baking, to climbing, her varied life passions are all woven from a deep love of science and teaching. After meeting Shannon, I was amazed by how these passions expressed themselves in virtually everything she did. I knew I wanted to meet Shannon after Emily beamed about one of her graduate school projects where she studied bird behavior using robotic birds, (which yes, she made).