I'll Make Myself a Memory, 2015

video / sound installation

A prisoner in a pulsing, dark domestic space, caught in a loop of seemingly mundane actions.  A purgatory state, interrupted by sudden and surreal crescendos, this piece is part autobiographical and part fantasy, depicting a period of time years ago while living in a small flat and struggling with addiction and isolation.

Three-channel video and sound source from the installation:

The work is created using synthetic modeled spaces and objects combined with live-action materials.  Three projectors and four speakers distribute the content onto large curved walls creating an image theater surrounding the viewer.

Video of physical installation:

Technical production stills:

Floating man
Floating man

actor balancing on pedestal, fan blowing beneath

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Floating man
Floating man

first masking step for composite

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Maya setup
Maya setup

setup in Maya: reference image background, actor shaped geometry for collisions, mirror, and render camera

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Floating man
Floating man

actor balancing on pedestal, fan blowing beneath

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