Well, it took me a while, but it’s been kinda busy. I’ve been teaching my Extension School letterpress class at Harvard, printing editions, working the day job, and slowly assembling a letterpress cooperative. But last night I finally rendered the icosacomposite videos! I was hoping for three, but I only got footage for two. One
It took ten days of whirlwind work, but I got an even dozen icosacomposites ready for the “Entering Somerville” show at the Nave Gallery Annex in Davis Square. There’s a DVD playing in the gallery showing all twelve consecutively. That video is now up on Vimeo right here: Each individual video is also available, in
Here’s the first of the six icosacomposites from my trip to New York, at the corner of 34th Street and 8th Avenue, in front of the Tick Tock Diner. This particular establishment is of note because it is where the bus from Boston drops you off upon arrival. Although there are other corners and more
I celebrated Memorial Day by taking some video footage. I set up shop near Harvard Square and Porter Square and got the raw materials for two new icosacomposites, presented herewith:
Yesterday I decided to test out a new version of my layered video pieces, and set up shop in the outdoor seating area of Davis Square in Somerville. Fifty minutes later, the footage was in the bag, and I was able to composite this video: Enjoy!
It was finally clear enough and “warm” enough, and I actually had a day off, so I went down to Ten Hills Park near Assembly Square and shot some wind turbine footage. I thought I would make a 20-layer icosacomposite of the 1.8MW turbine at the MWRA facility, but I couldn’t find a location that
As a followup to yesterday’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, here are two more film icosacomposites for your enjoyment:
A while back I was playing with averaging and time-based media, and came up with Average Cinema, which are movies averaged frame-by-frame into a single field of color and then played as an installation. Because of difficulties in encoding color-field imagery using DVD and other area-based compression schemes, I haven’t posted the Average Cinema pieces