For those of you attending the Ottawa Animation Festival this week, Jiro Visits the Dentist will be screening in Shorts Competition Four on Friday September 19th at 11:00 AM and on Sunday September 21st at 5:00 PM. Both screenings are at the Bytown Cinema. BTW, I want to give big props to my favorite radio station in the world WFMU. Many of the elements used to create the soundtrack come from the WFMU 365 Days project. This was a project which ran in 2003 and 2007 featuring a new weird audio clip or set of clips every day for a year.
I’ve been powering ahead on a number of new pieces for my yearly show at Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown. The two featured in the rough videos below are based on clock escapement mechanisms. The one directly below uses a mechanism invented by James Arnfield in 1887. The single pin escapement below that runs much faster […]
Been plowing along on my new short short “Give me a Pie”. This time, I’m painting and drawing on 35mm trailers from a series of Dog Films; Bingo, K9 and Man’s Best Friend. Having lots of fun experimenting with removing layers of emulsion. If the film is soaked in bleach for just a few seconds, […]
For the past two decades I've created "Mechanical Confections", one of a kind automata and kinetic sculpture incorporating found objects, metal and electro-mechanical components. My work has been featured in The Sunday New York Times, Metropolis Magazine, LA. Style and The Boston Globe and exhibited Internationally.