In a playful spirit of philosophical inquiry, my work explores the paradoxes of technology, desire and the paranormal posed since the birth of mechanical reproduction. I aim to reinvest contemporary technology with a sense of magic that inspired its creators a hundred years ago.
I work with a variety of forms of the moving image; film, live 3D projection performance, interactive cinema on CD-ROM and installation. I think not only about the telling stories that involve the audience in new ways but how the projection apparatus itself creates meaning and shapes our understanding. Much of my art is not something I send away. Instead I travel to perform and present it. I think of myself akin to the showman in the vaudeville era that toured with his projector.
(2006-11-15)THE INFLUENCING MACHINE is an interactive installation based on a case history by the psychoanalyst and early follower of Freud, Victor Tausk. In 1919, Natalija A., a former student of philosophy came to Tausk complaining ...
(2006-11-15)The installation will be a reenactment of five seances held between 1910 and 1914 that took place in Paris with a young medium referred to as Eva C. Just as Eva wreaked havoc on perception of the sitters, in a playful ...