RESPAWN the video

For a better part of 2012, I chronicled a year’s worth of death in World of Warcraft. I played an extremely weak goblin mage–named Kryzzik–who got "pwned," "ganked," and killed, over and over by both player characters and non-player characters. This compilation video documents many of these deaths.

RESPAWN the video was most recently screened at the Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, GA) as a part of the exhibition Parallel Tales during the summer of 2015.

My dead body is adorable

I found a “death loop” in World of Warcraft…a spot where an NPS (non-player-character) would  shoot and instantaneously kill my gnome mage, Niselle.  I wanted to try to pile up as many little skeletons as possible, but found out that WoW only allows 3 bodies in any one spot….2 skeletons from previous deaths, and one fully-rezzed character death.  I compiled these deaths into a short video from multiple points of view.

Bitcrusher

A bitcrusher comes to terms with who she really is.  Bitcrusher was included in the compilation titled Disruptive Film:  Everyday Resistance to Power  a 4-Disc DVD Collection of short form radical experimental documentary media from 1914-present. Curated by Sherri Milner, Ernest Larsen, and Jill Godmilow. Distributed by Facets Mulitmedia (Illinois). 

A third provision — the most controversial of all ....

An animated re-edit of "Attack of the 50-foot Woman" using a custom-built Processing filter....I created this during the "Interactive Imaging" workshop with Golan Levin at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center (August 2008).

A third provision... was screened at the End Thymes Festival, Secret Robot Project Gallery (Brooklyn, NY) in May 2012.

Accident on Purpose

Would you like to play a game?  An animation based on the '80's classic film, War Games. Accident on Purpose was a part of the two-person exhibition with Katie Fisher titled Unknown Atomic at the Sister Rosaire Gallery, Moreau Center for the Arts, Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame, IN) in 2011.

(A brief history of) The Origin of A.E.L.I.T.A.

Aelita intercepts and follows a transmission from space, only to undergo the most memorable...the most startling...experience of her life!

Some animated sequences created using HYPE framework by Joshua Davis + Branden Hall (hypeframework.org).  Other sequences are rotoscoped in addition to other digital animation techniques.  Translation and Narration by Jennifer Zachman.

The Origin of A.E.L.I.T.A. was screened as a part of the Two Minute Film Festival, Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh, PA) in 2010.

This is a type of freakshow parthenogenesis!

A combination of appropriated video, original footage using a Nam June Paik/Abe Raster Scan Device (aka Wobulator), and digital animation. Sound created using captured audio, circuit bent toys, digital effects, and a theremin.

Special thanks to the Experimental Television Center, where I created most of the footage during a residency there in March 2008 (experimentaltvcenter.org). 

RESPAWN the video
My dead body is adorable
Bitcrusher
A third provision — the most controversial of all ....
Accident on Purpose
(A brief history of) The Origin of A.E.L.I.T.A.
This is a type of freakshow parthenogenesis!
RESPAWN the video

For a better part of 2012, I chronicled a year’s worth of death in World of Warcraft. I played an extremely weak goblin mage–named Kryzzik–who got "pwned," "ganked," and killed, over and over by both player characters and non-player characters. This compilation video documents many of these deaths.

RESPAWN the video was most recently screened at the Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, GA) as a part of the exhibition Parallel Tales during the summer of 2015.

My dead body is adorable

I found a “death loop” in World of Warcraft…a spot where an NPS (non-player-character) would  shoot and instantaneously kill my gnome mage, Niselle.  I wanted to try to pile up as many little skeletons as possible, but found out that WoW only allows 3 bodies in any one spot….2 skeletons from previous deaths, and one fully-rezzed character death.  I compiled these deaths into a short video from multiple points of view.

Bitcrusher

A bitcrusher comes to terms with who she really is.  Bitcrusher was included in the compilation titled Disruptive Film:  Everyday Resistance to Power  a 4-Disc DVD Collection of short form radical experimental documentary media from 1914-present. Curated by Sherri Milner, Ernest Larsen, and Jill Godmilow. Distributed by Facets Mulitmedia (Illinois). 

A third provision — the most controversial of all ....

An animated re-edit of "Attack of the 50-foot Woman" using a custom-built Processing filter....I created this during the "Interactive Imaging" workshop with Golan Levin at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center (August 2008).

A third provision... was screened at the End Thymes Festival, Secret Robot Project Gallery (Brooklyn, NY) in May 2012.

Accident on Purpose

Would you like to play a game?  An animation based on the '80's classic film, War Games. Accident on Purpose was a part of the two-person exhibition with Katie Fisher titled Unknown Atomic at the Sister Rosaire Gallery, Moreau Center for the Arts, Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame, IN) in 2011.

(A brief history of) The Origin of A.E.L.I.T.A.

Aelita intercepts and follows a transmission from space, only to undergo the most memorable...the most startling...experience of her life!

Some animated sequences created using HYPE framework by Joshua Davis + Branden Hall (hypeframework.org).  Other sequences are rotoscoped in addition to other digital animation techniques.  Translation and Narration by Jennifer Zachman.

The Origin of A.E.L.I.T.A. was screened as a part of the Two Minute Film Festival, Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh, PA) in 2010.

This is a type of freakshow parthenogenesis!

A combination of appropriated video, original footage using a Nam June Paik/Abe Raster Scan Device (aka Wobulator), and digital animation. Sound created using captured audio, circuit bent toys, digital effects, and a theremin.

Special thanks to the Experimental Television Center, where I created most of the footage during a residency there in March 2008 (experimentaltvcenter.org). 

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