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THIRD GIRL

THIRD GIRL

Inspired by Caroll Reed’s postwar film classic, The Third Man— Third Girl is a stranger in strangeland under strange circumstances… A skewed, shadowy meditation on foreigness and the urban psyche. Written and performed by Onome Ekeh with Knut Asdam and Simple Text (background vocals) Originally presented at the UKS Fortum: Bricks & Kicks Festival, Vienna,...
LOVEMAD: GLITCH >>

LOVEMAD: GLITCH >>

credits: glitch>> (9:54) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring: meredith perlman, tami dixon, okwui okpokwasili, christian rummel, simone white excerpts from: “primal image” by alan lamb ©2001 dorobo “humming chorus” from madam butterfly by giacomo puccini “un bel di vedremo” from madam butterfly by giacomo puccini “intimations on immortality” by william wordsworth
LOVEMAD: WEDDING NIGHT >>

LOVEMAD: WEDDING NIGHT >>

a wedding night that turns out to be a nuptial flight. the blushing bride is really a black widow… credits: weddingnight>> (8:21) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring: mike allen, meredith perlman, dave simonds, okwui okpokwasili excerpts from: “primal image” by alan lamb ©2001 dorobo “you do something to me” by cole porter, performed...
LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFEVER>>

LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFEVER>>

Bad Reception: Two transmissions and the idea of interference. One transmission from a radio frequency, the other from beyond the grave. Each aggravating the other… The Zombie: The zombie is a fallen soul, love has destroyed him— a paralysis. He moves within the death still coldness of cemeteries. A sense of scratchy film sparkle is...
LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFLICKER >>

LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFLICKER >>

a first date in Central Park. fireflies, deathbirds and vertigo… a radio broadcast seems to intercept the reality of the new couple, who become susceptible to the information transmitted via the airwaves… next, they discover a corpse… credits: (15:47) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring tami dixon & christian rummel excerpts from “primal image”...
LOVEMAD: VERMILLION >>

LOVEMAD: VERMILLION >>

five parallel universes— a bout with homemade psychedelics transforms an already warped dynamic between a couple into a police investigation. the forensics are stymied: a neural surge that created an explosion, traces of honey in the blood— what was in that bindi spot? a first date in Central Park. fireflies, deathbirds and vertigo… a radio...
MACHINE FRAGMENTS: LILITH - VUE

MACHINE FRAGMENTS: LILITH – VUE

Excerpted from Machine Fragments.
George,

George,

Excerpt from Machine Fragments (http://thememorexe/machine) ‘George,': a brief glimmer of machine sentience. written + directed by Onome Ekeh performed by David Briggs with Olivia Simonds (background vocals) music: nuages gris by franz lizst Excerpted from ‘Machine Fragments’ Listen to the entire piece here: Listen to ‘Machine Fragments’ here: http://turbulence.org/Works/machinefragments/machine.html
MACHINE FRAGMENTS: ARE YOU CURIOUS?

MACHINE FRAGMENTS: ARE YOU CURIOUS?

Excerpted from ‘Machine Fragments’ Featuring: Simone White Jay Ward  
MACHINE FRAGMENTS: TEA GARDEN

MACHINE FRAGMENTS: TEA GARDEN

Excerpted from ‘Machine Fragments’ Machine Fragments Perhaps the question, “Can Machines Think?” should be re-articulated as “Is the Machine different from you or I?” Why is there a perceptive gap between our tools and ourselves? Do they also not constitute consciousness and by extension, the body? The cultural schisms that generate this differentiation between “man”...
LOVEMAD: M BUTTERFLY >>

LOVEMAD: M BUTTERFLY >>

M Butterfly from my sound work “Lovemad”: An excerpt from lovemad>> In Central Park, a live broadcast performance of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly is about to commence, but first we must deal with the radio DJ and his peculiar brand of sunstroke. Inspired by equal parts fascination with sacred erotic texts, neurological disorders and Hitchcock-ian suspense,...