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Who's Watching

an interactive immersive critique of surveillance society in which participants simultaneously undertake the rolls of viewer and viewed.
made possible through the Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund
First Run: Jul 21-23 at Artscape, Baltimore




Spectral Lines

Absracted interpretations of data and ideas surrounding the discoveries of extrasolar planets with live music composed and performed by Wume
Davis Planetarium April 2017


Shower Door

Interactive installation
surveillance vs. privacy

flashing images of showering individuals, digitally destroyed
[TRT: 33:45]


Hojarasca

ambience
correlation
incidentalism

an exploration and examination of the world from assembled short clips recorded primarily over a five year period
[TRT: 33:45]


Proposed Rendering
Chromodynamics

An exploration of partical interactions and quantum electrodynamics combined with geophonic viewer motion triangulation and data-based sensory interactions
[proposed]

 
 
 
Flatland

Dimension
colonialism
exploration
quantum mechanics

an immersive installation and performative adaptation and expansion of the original text by Edwin A. Abott.
Watch Full
[TRT:01:44:51]


Convergence
@ Light City

Orchestra
opera
architecture
abstract literalism

Architectural mappings designed to accompany music produced through collaboration of concert performers and DIY composers/instrumentation

Photo: Nicole Ringel / Rowan Fulton [scene seen on bmoreart.com]
Three minute extract: [stereo mixed from 4 channel]
Nox Arcana

installation
advancing
and
retrograde motion
temporal influence
space travel
time echos
Voyager I data
[projection; quadraphonic sound]

Installation
Lighthole|spells; Baltimore, US
Screening [excerpt]
Volumes Art Fair; Zürich, CH

Music: Smoke Bellow Blooming 1

Literal
abstract
interpretation
Music: Smoke Bellow

Broadcast
Rage TV, Australia

Overture

Installation
New Memphis

Visualization of a dystopian future in a isolated city where a wealth based on electricity is centralized. Produced as part of the background projection mapping for the Electric Pharaoh production by the Baltimore Rock Opera Society more. Re-envisioned for installation as environmental vignettes.

Performance:
Baltimore, US
Washington DC, US
Philadelphia, US

Installation
ZONES Arts Fair; Miami, US
Barbarella's; Daegu, SK

Weather

GOES East satellite data
self-layered
emergent form and flow
atmosphere turbulence
[greyscale/false color
visible, infrared,
water vapor]

Screening
Volumes Art Fair; Zürich, CH
Barbarella's; Daegu, SK
Videopolis; Baltimore, US

Installation
Friction_ Track1; Zürich, CH

Flashbacks [memory lapse]

permanence
data retention
memory and sentiment
every available image
from one's computer
a cross section of life
15,000 images
thirty frames per second

Screening
Volumes Art Fair; Zürich, CH]
Installation
Videopolis; Baltimore, US
Friction_ track1; Zürich, CH

Birds

flocking
collecting
continuing

Installation
Videopolis; Baltimore, US


Pedagogy

underground
[16mm : film]

Screening
Volumes Art Fair; Zürich, CH
Barbarella's; Daegu, SK
Videopolis; Baltimore, US
UMBC; Baltimore, US