Posts Tagged ‘art’

2009 Whiteaker Block Party ’twas awesome

August 1, 2009

I just returned from the third annual Whiteaker Block Party; I’m glowing from the happiness of the crowd, and my legs are sore from dancing nonstop for hours.  You can check-out my Flickr media by clicking here.

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ethnomathematics

May 4, 2009

Curious about the neo-romantic and ironically(?) sci-fi artwork of Brandon Bird

April 1, 2009

Butoh

March 2, 2009

La Jetée

February 9, 2009

I found Chris Marker’s early film “La Jetée” on YouTube. This short 26-minute film is the inspiration for Terry Gilliam’s “Twelve Monkeys.” Although “La Jetée” was made in 1962, its narrative technique feels very ahead of its time. The entire film is constructed from still photographs, sound effects, and narration. Without using moving images, Chris Marker tells a profound story of memory, loss, and love.

Crazy for Chris Marker’s Films

February 8, 2009

This weekend, I discovered the films of Chris Marker.  His film “Sans Soleil” is most certainly a work of genius, and I look forward to working my way through his other titles.  Anyway, here are some Chris Marker related links:

Chris Marker’s Blog:
http://www.chrismarker.org/

An essay on Chris Marker in Senses of Cinema:
http://archive.sensesofcinema.com/contents/directors/02/marker.html

The first four minutes of “Sans Soleil”:

I (heart) Mexico

January 8, 2009




Thanks to Lorenzo for the dramatic interpretation.

“The life of Siddhartha in two acts”

January 7, 2009

mixed media on salvaged canvas:

a photograph of the painting[/caption]

a detailed photograph of the painting[/caption]

Seen on the streets of Mexico City

January 4, 2009

“este amor no es para cobardes”

new music

November 27, 2008

Here are two tracks I recorded with GarageBand. The first track is a multi-track project, with some mixed-in ambient sounds I captured at a festival in Oregon.

“The Reflection of June” (MP3, 4.5 MB)

“Piano Improvisation on November 8th, 2008” (MP3, 21 MB)