react.TO.music

December 3, 2010
If all art aspires to the condition of music, all the sciences aspire to the condition of mathematics.
- George Santayana

This video art submission to the 2010 Getty Images mishmash music video remix competition is constructed from a remixed piece of MUSIC called "Underneath It All" by Channel, Getty Images video clips with different speeds found by searching on TOronto, and mathematically based REACTive sound visualizations.

Awarded runner-up for the Americas.

H2Geneous

October 5, 2010
A colleague of mine, Anthony F. Saad, invited me to participate in the creation of an interactive visual art installation for Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts as part of their Face It Head On exhibition and official 2010 Toronto Nuit Blanche participation in conjunction with Workman Arts.

It was an exciting night with huge crowds visiting the gallery to view all the artwork and take part in H2Geneous.

You're So Vain by Carly Simon

April 20, 2010
This is my entry for the Carly Simon, You're So Vain music video contest.

I didn't end up winning the $10K but it was a good experience to get out there and do some concept, video, and editing work. You can also see the video on Carly's official YouTube channel.

Distillery by iPhone

February 1, 2010
The Distillery Historic District in Toronto, Ontario, CANADA is a national historic site which is now a pedestrian-only collection of artist studios, restaurants, galleries, cafés, theatres, retail shops, and offices.

The Media Arts

January 1, 2010
So what is this artistic discipline - The Media Arts - all about?

The Ontario Arts Council describes it as:

... artists working with film, video, audio and digital media
as independent artist-controlled art forms.
They categorize the type of work as: animation, audio art, dance film/video, documentary, drama, experimental, media art installation, new media, web-based projects, media-based performance work, and any fusion thereof.