Hi! It looks like you are using Internet Explorer. Unfortunately, this website utilizes fringe technology that are not yet supported by Internet Explorer. Try Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or Safari!

On the Topic of: UCLA

thumb

UCLA Arts Library n6797.g372 – n6797.j37

Through the intentional displacement of significant amounts of library books from an educational institution (UCLA Arts Library), the piece exposes the under-used books available to students by recontextualizing them in an art gallery. The piece challenges viewers to reassess the historic value of books and libraries by checking out a bookcase-worth of books for a week. By wrapping the books in gold paper and placing a barrier around the bookshelf, they are stripped from their inherent function as a repository for information, highlighting the shift of books from a referential purpose to a reverential one.

See it through Photo Sphere

Continue reading

ztoviusic

Farts in Happiness

The original prompt was to simulate synesthesia. This type of video exploration is sometimes called viusic, short for video music. But I decided to experiment more with the idea of opposition, juxtaposing unappreciated sound with happy visuals.
Continue reading

feat

Sam Francis in Motion

The goal of the present video was to animate a painting–sometimes referred to as: kinetic painting. As the title would suggest, the original painting is done by Sam Francis. The visual is played with a cut version of Time by Hans Zimmer from the movie Inception.
Continue reading