Saturday, January 31, 2009

Rapidly Moving Pictures

After much scraping together of money to buy FinalCut, learning my way around the program, editing video, cutting audio, fixing incessant crashes, way too much time spend on Apple message boards, exporting, re-exporting, re-re-exporting, building an appropriate host website, researching compressors and other general wailing and gnashing of teeth, I finally have an edit done for the American Hobo (working title) story.

Most of my B-Roll was lost in a robbery so it functions much like a glorified slideshow, but I'm hoping to get back out and round it out this Spring. This is somewhat of a first for me, so feedback is encouraged.

It can be seen in all its hi-res glory here.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Your Search Did Not Match Any Results

Found a series of notes scrawled on Post-Its and left on the sidewalk on my way to work recently. I don't know anything about the author other than the fact that they happened to walk down the same sidewalk I did that day. Sometimes I like art better that way - anonymous. Sometimes it's much easier to take these things seriously when there isn't a human intellect peering over your shoulder. Sometimes.

These notes reminded me of a project I once did. In the spirit of artistic collaboration I've arranged them in an order I thought they should be. I don't know what Kitoress is and I don't think it matters.

I want you to come to my house
You need a break.
Kitoress will work.

Give Richy note about suacide attempt
Tell him sorry didn't hug him
Richy will never go back to hospital

If things go bad you please tell me - over phone
Remember your leg got better after I took a special trip

All bull shit
{Star of David} is the true way Kitoress

This is the real deal.
Forget it and let it do its work O.K.
If things get better you also tell me

It is a new day Kittoress