Category: ART

Transformation

MYTHEOTYPES

  PROJECT: Mytheotypes DETAILS: A portrait of stereotypes expanded into mythological creatures. This portrait is of a Hong Kong Grandmother, who labors well into her years and is transformed into the Mother of Dragons 龍母, Long Mu. Long Mu raised 5 snakes that turned into dragons. In return for her love dragons would help bring rain to her village. COLLABORATORS: Jason […]

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BICYCLE AURAS

DETAILS: Bicycle Aura Portraits. Top Left: Ines Brunn, Sadek Bazaraa, Jessica Findley, Benny Zenga, Brendt Barbur, Maki Hojo, Francesca Tallone, Lucas Brunelle, Jill Nussbaum EXHIBITION: 2010 Bicycle Film Festival, Joy Ride MEDIUM: Watercolor

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AEOLIAN RIDE

DETAILS : A mass bicycle ride of 50 people, where riders wear suits which inflate as they ride. There are 3 costume types – the bunny the bubble and the drop. Originally made as a public art antidote to 911 blues. Get involved. EXHIBITION: AEOLIAN ISLAND, VULCAN SICILY, 07.16.11 RIA DE AVEIRO, PORTUGAL, 07.02.11 BREMEN, […]

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CONCIOUSNESS

DETAILS: Art for a Tibetan Mala Website MEDIUM: Ink & watercolor on paper 7″x10″

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SNAKE

DETAILS: Created as an audio/visual response to the Difference Engine artists from Ireland, whose work focused on the internal landscape. The snake resonates with the Hopi stories that there is a snake vibrating sound at the earth’s core and the Australian Aboriginal idea of the songline which maps the horizon and crosses the earth with […]

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STEREO CARDS: VISIONS FROM ATLANTIS

DETAILS: Perhaps the people of Atlantis had a tool to make 5th dimensions out of our 4th, the way we make 3 dimensions out of 2. These cards are meant to be viewed with the Anubis, Corn Mother and Horus masks. Mysteries of water, the Hopi chakras, the power of the pyramids build the landscape […]

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ESCUELA TECUANES MURAL & BOATS

DETAILS: In cooperation with the Escuela Tecuanes Club de Futbol , the local organic group and Azulita we painted a mural for the school / recycling center, environmental artwork on fishing boats and made recycling signs for local fishing boats.

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WAVES

DETAILS: Emanations fromt the water. MEDIUM: Watercolor

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STEREO MASKS

DETAILS: Perhaps the people of Atlantis had a tool to make 5th dimensions out of our 4th, the way we make 3 dimensions out of 2. These cards are meant to be viewed with the stereo cards: Visions from Atlantis. Mysteries of water, the Hopi chakras, the power of the pyramids build the landscape of […]

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TROPICAL FANTASY & IRIS ATION

PROJECT: Iris Ation feat. Tropical Fantasy – “Hello Operator” DETAILS: Jessica Findley’s alter ego Iris Ation Collaborates with Tropical Fantasy (AKA) Desmond Williams

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LOS SIENTO POR SONIDO

DETAILS: Embedded zither performance and installation by Jessica Findley and Victoria Keddie. Originally conceived as an interactive installation the blind. MEDIUM: Zither strings, mallets abandoned furniture, spanned 3 rooms in the convent. EXHIBITION: Performed live at “SEQUENCE OF WAVES” 01.29.11 St Cecelia’s Convent Brooklyn, New York

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HORUS CYCLE

DETAILS: Perfection of invention imagined with the ancients. MEDIUM: Watercolor, Collage, Ink EXHIBITION: 2011 Bicycle Film Festival, Joy Ride

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GATE OF ANUBIS

DETAILS: The Gate of Anubis is a project of awakening. Anubis is the Egyptian dog-headed god who helps people into the afterlife. Wearing the mask of Anubis allows the two images to go from 2 dimensional to merge into one 3 dimensional image. The imagery depicts connections between ancient symbolism between Hopi, Egyptian, Hawaiian, Mayan […]

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KACHINA

DETAILS: Kachina representations of great spirits, embodiments of natural elements or principles in the Hopi tradition. I create my own Kachina as my understanding of these elements and principles expands. EXHIBITION: Paper Spaceship, 08.16.10 MEDIUM: Watercolor

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AURA BOOTH

DETAILS: Much like a photo booth, a visitor comes and inserts a donation (which went to a charity Green Apple Kids) and they receive strip of four images of themselves, only instead of a camera inside of the box the artist viewed the visitor through a prism and painted their vibe on the strip, when […]

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I LOVE YOU JUST THE WAY YOU ARE

DETAILS: Excorcised negative and positives of the past. PUBLISHED: Chinese Wax Job 2010 MEDIUM: Watercolor

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PAPER GHOSTS

PROJECT: The ghosts we leave in the spaces that we live in. These motions and moments are traced and were meant to be left behind. But because we were in Japan these ghosts were very polite and never left a mess. ROLE: Animated & Directed during residency at the Tokyo Wondersite BONUS MATERIAL

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THE MAYAN EYE

DETAILS: A stop motion animation made in Mexico inspired by Mayan Tarot Cards. ROLE: Concept and animation. A collaboration with Jan Drojarski

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LUMEN

DETAILS: an installation composed of 3 parts. 1) Sonic Chandelier – A chandelier suspended from a speaker producing low base sounds. The base sounds are an echo of the period of waves for that day at Far Rockaway, where I surf. It is a reflection on the power of the ocean where all my senses […]

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LUCHADOR SKI MASK

DETAILS: The delicate fighter EXHIBTION: La Superette, Eyebeam Gallery, New York 2006

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GROW

DETAILS: GROW is a serenade for plants. Living together as lovers, hanging in connected papooses made from reused shopping bags, a plant is paired with a speaker playing sounds and songs especially chosen and made for the plant. Inspired by a vintner in Tuscany who plays classical music to grow better grapes, GROW, is a […]

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SHOW & TELL

  PROJECT: Show + Tell is a collaboration with Margot Jacobs. As the title suggests, about showing and telling existing and hidden happenings in our everyday surroundings and lives. Visitors are invited to attach their secret desires to a series of strings extending from a central point on the gallery back wall to the frame of […]

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BREATHE

DETAILS: biofeedback installation An installation space utilizing the human breath to move suspended strings. A memory of the breath remains for newcomers to witness. Collaboration with Margot Jacobs. EXHIBITION: Tisch School of the Arts, NYU

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FRONT

DETAILS: FRONT Voice-activated, inflatable, conflict suits. You yell and your aggressive sacs inflate while your opponents defensive sacs inflate. A more peaceful way to battle through posture and play. Collaboration with Ralph Borland and Margot Jacobs.

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