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Nov 2, 2016

So many nails piercing the flesh, so many forms of torture

I manipulated this video that Daniela Amortegui and Alex Grimes recorded. I time-stretched, color-fiddled, edited/reorganized Daniella’s reading of text she had written. Isolating her breath(s) was really important to me too. Then I added text to the video as well, since I knew that during the performance it would be the piano speaking* for her, which can be difficult to understand.  I also played with shifting the text and the the video so they’re not always synced and at times I’ve added my own imaginary text. I wanted to treat this like poetry. Then Alex thought it would be a cool idea if we obfuscated some of the text and so we did that too. This was played/performed at the Pianos Without Organs Festival on Oct. 9, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina (the best Carolina).

*curious about how a piano can speak? Watch this video I made about a Robotic Piano workshop: Continue reading »

Oct 11, 2016

Videos for YSWN (Yorkshire Sound Women Network)

There are 6 videos in this post.

Over the years, I’ve worked quite a bit with the Yorkshire Sound Women Network. Though I was behind the lens, I absorbed much at each workshop and event they put together–not the least of which was the enthusiasm these events generated. YSWN is an organization that actively encourages girls and women to gain competency with sound equipment and music making. Here is a collection of those videos (my favorite is the Noisey Toy Assembly video below. You’ll see why).  

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May 2, 2016

[ factory ] a long rope

A living score asks you if you’re interested in realizing a work she’s the archive to.
This video is my yes.

[factory] is a proposal for collaborative performance action(s).
This video realization–“[factory] a long rope”– was created by me and  features Mira Benjamin performing sections of her own realization of [factory]. She would normally do this in live performance settings so working on this video with me was a deviation from that too.

[factory] began as a set of 22 texts written by Luke Nickel. These texts—or verbal scores—were linked by a geographical map, with each text representing an individual conceptual area or room. Luke and Mira Benjamin (the original performer) agreed upon a risky proposal: she would read the texts only once and then delete them, allowing the work to exist solely in her memory and inviting forgettings and linguistic permutations to infect the ephemeral score-object itself. Mira is now the living score for the work, voluntarily responsible for its transferral, transformation and translation.

Jan 8, 2016

The History of Visual Art

A look back at the 10 year collaboration between Rodrigo Constanzo and I.

Dec 17, 2015

Videos for Rodrigo Constanzo

I live with this beautiful human, Rodrigo Constanzo. Here are some videos I’ve made with him. I’ll update this post as and when a new video is made, but only the FOUR most recent will appear. There are MANY videos in this post. Please click the ‘continue reading‘ link below to see the complete post.

December 9, 2015 – hosted by BaconJam. Rod’s post on our “light vomit

February 7, 2015 – Everything. Everything at Once. Once. (3).
This video is one of a set of 4 videos total, for the third iteration in the Everything. Everything at Once. Once. series. That’s too many numbers and references to numbers to make sense, isn’t it? I mean this…
Everything. Everything at once. Once. (has 3 videos)
Everything. Everything at once. Once. (2) (has 4 videos)
Everything. Everything at once. Once. (3) (has 4 videos, which includes the one shown below). My role in this vid differs from others since the camera is static. Have a look at the thoughtful and thorough blog post Rod made about our process and thinking behind this work.

October 28, 2014 – The full length version of
And here’s Rod’s blog post about it.
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