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TV TEMPLE

The second incarnation of the TV Temple lived for one night at Flux Factory, in Queens, NYC. It was part of the Shake In / Shake Out performance and installation art show on August 9th, 2012.

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Projection Design: Home Is Not Home

HOME IS NOT HOME is a collaborative dance and video piece by performance artist Lisa Bufano and Jason Tschantré. It was performed in Douai and Bethune, in North France, in November 2011 as part of the Bethune Arts Festival. The piece explores relationships between people and locations, travel, and the elusive feeling of belonging.

Theater Projection Design: Summer

I designed the video projection backdrops to this stage rendition of Edith Wharton’s novella, Summer. My challenge was to complement the stage design and enhance the environment without drawing attention to the technological aspect of the video. Using a minimalistic approach, I created painterly images of natural landscapes and interiors, which dissolved into each other, carrying the audience through scene transitions. Although the design consisted mainly of still images, some moving pictures such as morphing clouds and an arcing moon made it into the piece, but even these were very slow moving, to preserve the feeling of stillness. Watch a video run-through here:

Carnegie Hall’s Cultural Exchange

Carnegie Hall’s Cultural Exchange Program connects children from all over the world, to educate them about culture and music. This video is one of many I have created for the program, which invites students to connect with each other via the internet.

PBS Documentary: Strings On The Rez

This film follows 4 Navajo teen musicians as they hone their craft, contemplate what their heritage means to them, and decided whether or not to stay on their reservation after graduating high school. Just finished for Television, this hour-long doc is slated to appear on PBS in Arizona this year.

Metropolitan Opera: Opera Madness

The Metropolitan Opera broadcasts live shows on PBS, nationwide. This is a short piece I edited, which played during the intermission of a live opera broadcast. Produced by Molly McBride of Sathya Productions.

Non-Profit Promo Video: Midori & Friends

This was one of my favorite videos to work on. It’s not heavy on graphics or fun doodads, and the subject matter is pretty down to earth, but everyone at this organization is just so chill and positive. It really comes through. Produced by Gil Gilbert Productions.

Carnegie Hall’s Global Encounters

This is an educational program for High School students, which teaches about music and culture around the world, through live concerts, international group webcam chats, and videos such as this one.

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