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found footage//structuralist//workshop
found footage//structuralist//workshop
Another Final Cut Workshop Experiment
Another Final Cut Workshop Experiment

I really am starting to enjoy Final Cut Pro X a little bit more. There is something nice about the visual flow…so here’s another short experiment using footage from our students’ 16mm film projects, audio from ‘Harmonic Bridge’ by Bill Fontana and a narration from a NASA film describing the launch of the Saturn V […]

new thread video work
new thread video work

ive recently been thinking of ways to combine my hobby of scale modeling with my artistic practice and this line of inquiry seems to have the potential to do just that. last summer i collected a ton of footage during the chicago air and water show and was struck by the welcomed visceral reactions of […]

Data Bending Experiments
Data Bending Experiments

Some simple JPG editing techniques using Textedit.  If you want to play around with it, its pretty easy: 1) duplicate a jpg file (lower res the better) 2) change the extension to .txt 3) open and scroll down to all the funky characters then mess them all up (cut, copy, paste) 4) save file & […]

FCP.X Exp…
FCP.X Exp...

Today in my Media Practices class I gave a small workshop/demo on Final Cut Pro X. Whew. I knew it was different than 7 but it’s only been this past week I’ve discovered how different. Wild. This is a short sequence I edited together to show some various techniques. Also added it to the misc video […]

Before We Were
Before We Were

Finally got around to updating the first of many pages that need it. In this case you’ll find that Before We Were now has a project description and image gallery.

Systems Codes & Spaces Flier!
Systems Codes & Spaces Flier!

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Experiments That Have Something To Do…
Experiments That Have Something To Do...

Experiments That Have Something To Do With Some Scientific Concepts That An Understanding Has Come About Through The Production Of A Piece Of Video Art   Time is relative.  Airplanes travel fast, don’t they? Quantum particles.  Look how they dance so. Feedback.  All systems are affected by both the positive and negative. These are some […]