Speedy Ortiz “The Graduates” Music Video

April 21st, 2015

I shot, edited and directed the music video for “The Graduates” by Speedy Ortiz.

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Read about “The Graduates” in the New York Times’ T Magazine.

This Is What You Get When You Cross a Floating Island Mansion with a Pink Ball Sack

March 24th, 2015

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I interviewed video artist Jonathan Monaghan about his horrifying and hilarious new show Escape Pod at bitforms gallery. Check it out at VICE.

"Escape Pod" Trailer (2015) by Jonathan Monaghan from bitforms gallery on Vimeo.

This Gorgeous New Film Was Inspired by an Early Internet Legend About ‘Fargo’

March 20th, 2015

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I interviewed the Zellner Brothers about their film Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter and the internet legend that inspired it. Check it out at VICE.

Real Life Turned Up to 11: ‘Actress’ and the Documentaries of Robert Greene

March 5th, 2015

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I interviewed Robert Greene about his film Actress and what it’s like to make documentaries. Check it out at VICE.

ACTRESS (trailer) from Cinema Guild on Vimeo.

The School Where Children Can Do Whatever They Want (Pretty Much)

February 20th, 2015

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I interviewed Amanda Rose Wilder about her film Approaching The Elephant which documents a year in the life of the Teddy McArdle Free School. Check it out at VICE.

Mark Dwinell “Drive” Music Video

January 16th, 2015

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“Drive” by Mark Dwinell
Official Music Video
From Mark Dwinell “Golden Ratio” LP (Amish Records, 2015)

I made this music video for “Drive” by Mark Dwinell of Forma using hundreds of photographs taken around Woodstock NY and Portland OR in autumn of 2014.

Read more about Mark Dwinell’s “Drive” at AdHoc

Johnny Woods Creates Art That Dives Into The Uncanny Valley

January 6th, 2015

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I spoke with artist and curator Johnny Woods about the present and future of experimental animation. Check it out at VICE.

Breakaway: Johnny Woods from Undervolt & Co. on Vimeo.

There’s a New Documentary About Renegade New Jersey Radio Station WFMU

November 14th, 2014

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I interviewed director Tim K. Smith about his new documentary Sex & Broadcasting, which tells the story of New Jersey’s radically free form radio station WFMU. Read all about it at VICE.

SEX AND BROADCASTING • a documentary about wfmu from Tim K Smith on Vimeo.

Manny Kirchheimer’s ‘Stations of the Elevated’ Is a Paean to the Old New York

October 17th, 2014

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I interviewed director Manfred Kirchheimer about his great New York film Stations Of The Elevated and Nicholas Gazin drew his portrait. Check it out at VICE.

Beneath The Skin at OUTLET Fine Art

October 10th, 2014

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OUTLET Fine Art is proud to present Capsule, an installation by Cristin Richard along with work by Matthew Caron, Joseph Moore and music composed by Nate Czarling. An opening reception with the artists will be held October 10, 2014 from 7-10pm and will include a special performance. The exhibition will continue with gallery hours Saturday and Sunday 12-6pm or by appointment through November 2.

At first glance, the bags look real. Upon further study, the materials will reveal that it’s not a typical garment bag, nor is it a typical dress inside. There are real zippers, stitching, and even clear vinyl coating but they are made of something a little different, a little more organic…

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In the majority of Cristin Richard’s work, she reconstructs animal intestines into tangible objects. Through the manipulation of this organic matter, these materials build a visual dialog of the conversation about human modes of production, both in a contemporary and an ancient sense. Investigating the waste of modern industrial/commercial production while borrowing from her own fascination with aboriginal cultural utilitarianism – for example the Kapitaq or seal intestine parka, and the way in which all the parts of a slaughtered animals can be used – she creates unique art objects.

Transcribed in Richard’s work is her personal story, from artistic impulses to existential questions. In her own words, “I came upon the concept for this show through my own fear of aging. Obsessed with my own skin. Worried that I will fade, and become unnoticed. The work is helping me push through this. Always, the work helps me release the heaviness that builds up inside.”

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Matthew Caron, in loose collaboration with Richard, has created a special video to underscore specific aspects of her work. Caron’s work ranges from psychedelic examinations of obscure Middle Eastern religious sects to more recent forays into textile production and exploration of video as an environmental element that we can quite literally inhabit.

Outlet Fine Art is located at 253 Wilson Avenue, Brooklyn

Gallery Hours: Saturday + Sunday, 12-6pm or by appointment: 915.525.0410

Read more about Beneath The Skin at Bushwick Daily