The single projection made up of multiple videos, each with its own significant soundtrack, symbolizes the fractured environment of a stranger’s mind. Each “window” of this mind laid bare is relatable on some level, forcing viewers to find themselves simultaneously caught in the uncomfortable role of both voyeur and object of scrutiny. This film recently showed at Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans and is an Official Selection of Dallas VideoFest 27.
rachel david of redmetal is a blacksmith/artist in new orleans, louisiana. rachel’s output, rendered in steel, is the product of clear vision and very demanding work. in this film for her site she talks about her craft and how art is always a factor.
Chef and Co-owner, Stephen Stryjewski, of Cochon Restaurant in New Orleans and the Link Group, talks about his vision for Cochon, restaurants as art palaces and boudin and beer.
in this short film, new orleans based cellist and chanteuse, helen gillet, talks about early days with the cello, finding her own way as a musician and the freedom that comes with not working within preconceived and expected boundaries. helen plays a variety of styles including classical, loops, French chançons, experimental, funk and most of the variations new orleans music offers up.
margaret, an artist, taxidermist and boat builder, makes us some coffee.
bomb factory nola is a hot rod and restoration shop located in new orleans’ ninth ward. In this film, charles handler and trey hansen discuss their passion for the cars coming through their unique shop and the people who own them.
colin lake is a new orleans based singer/songwriter and guitar player. his talent on the lap steel guitar has gained him a loyal following and the praise of some very esteemed musicians. he is currently in the studio with his band working on what he considers another breakthrough in his connection to the blues.
a three screen installation at good children gallery, new orleans in the wake of the 2010 bp oil spill tradgedy fuck up.