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We Could Be Transcendent Apes-Elevation Matrix
1:20 minutes, 2016

We Could Be Transcendent Apes-Elevation Matrix is part of a series re-telling of the film Robot Monster in the form movie trailers and commercials frames the narrative of a space invader seeking transcendence through communion with humanity.
Sound by Kelly Marie Martin and Karl Erickson.

 

Limitless Serenity
40 seconds, 2015

Limitless Serenity is a looped video. It is part of a series of videos and collages that play with the form of self-help and koan-like statements. At first, these text-based works seem devoid of expression, but through repetition gain a concrete manifestation. The text is a mash-up from language cut-up from motivational, self-help, revolutionary and utopian literature, including words by Buckminster Fuller, Bez, James Churchward, Norman Vincent Peale, R.D. Laing, Twyla Tharpe, Chogyan Trungpa.

 

Time Travel Through Water
Sound by Justin King, 4:01 minutes, 2015

This video combines three bodies of water (in Vietnam, Tennessee, and Louisiana), that I traveled through in 203 and 2014. By combining these three location, I allow myself to be in three places at the same time, a physical impossibility, but one that happens in our minds and bodies recurringly. The distortions of each section are created by mapping the time and luminance information from the previous section onto the following one, causing sections of the image to  skip or drag behind in time.

 

We Could Be Transcendent Apes: Encounter Module
1:05 minutes, 2015

We Could Be Transcendent Apes: Bezminster Fuller is part of a series re-telling of the film Robot Monster in the form movie trailers and commercials frames the narrative of a space invader seeking transcendence through communion with humanity. In this episode, the alien journeysacross great distances to have a life altering encounter.

Sound by Kelly Marie Martin and Karl Erickson

 

Stand By Me
sound by Careful (Eric Lindley), 2:09 minutes, 2013

The ecstatic feeling of the 24hour sun is tempered by the fragility of the Arctic landscape. Lindley’s gossamer interpretation of Stand By Me captured these emotions perfectly, and the video moves towards the ever shifting landscape, physical and emotional, of Svalbard. Produced while on the Arctic Circle Expedition residency and shown as a group in the exhibition “Monotonic Surfaces: An Account of the Arctic Regions.”