The Great God Pan

The Great God Pan

I was never really away just decohered from the human herd in general, though a few close allies over the centuries
FLIGHT

FLIGHT

In the street I feel very unsafe, frightened. Killer Angels roam the streets. With me is a small boy, I am here to protect him. He says nothing, he too is scared, and huddles against me. I mean to comfort him, but I tremble. The streets are so unsafe. I...
Fall Featurezoo Reel

Fall Featurezoo Reel

Just completed the latest Featurezoo showreel, and once more I’ve prevailed on the lush talents of Marilyn Carino and Benny Cha Cha—collectively known as Mudville to provide an appropriately hypnotic soundscape…    
Brightness Falls Part II: Leviathan

Brightness Falls Part II: Leviathan

And then, rather unexpectedly, an asteroid collides into the planet Earth, rocking her to her very foundations; causing her to alter her orbit and leaving her offspring; those giant beasts that roam her wide rolling plains, vulnerable.
Instantanés #5: Dumbo Early in the Morning Best Sums Up the Unconscious

Instantanés #5: Dumbo Early in the Morning Best Sums Up the Unconscious

Ode to Jacques Lacan: contemplating the emptied out cobblestone streets, outsize graffiti monuments, barbed wire fences...
THE ARCHITECT'S DREAM

THE ARCHITECT’S DREAM

Piece I did for Hariri & Hariri’s collaboration with Swarovski, PARAMETRIC:
Hansel & Gretel: Domestic Scenes (from Grimm's Weimar Republic)

Hansel & Gretel: Domestic Scenes (from Grimm’s Weimar Republic)

...t there is a loud banging from the furnace oven and the entire space turns fiery orange with heat. HANSEL crawls under the table, GRETEL strikes a defiant fashion pose.
Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning

...the taste of insecurity; metallic trace of anger forming in my blood; jealousy in mineral compounds, the acrid by-products of lust. Your exasperation.
THE MEMOREXE

THE MEMOREXE

“The world as we see it is passing…” Ines 12:45 p.m., Tuesday Ines sits on her desk, lavishly sexy, trying to seduce me into writing this article. There is really no point to this— I’m grateful enough to have made it past the reception at Quasar, I need the work...
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UNDERWORLD

UNDERWORLD

Dear_____ The news of your wedding came this afternoon. How the world has changed. I think of you and the summer we met. You and the Shepardess and Keith and Colin—and Mitch and mini-Mitch (and a host of co-workers whose names don’t come to mind readily…) You sneaking off to see Run Lola, Run; taking...
MACHINE FRAGMENTS: LILITH - VUE

MACHINE FRAGMENTS: LILITH – VUE

Excerpted from Machine Fragments.
Brightness Falls:Three Movements / A Note to the Composer

Brightness Falls:Three Movements / A Note to the Composer

A good number of musical influences shaped the writing of this piece. One of them was the idea of the oratorio—like what Handel did with the Messiah. He was dealing with past and future glory, Brightness… deals with past and present falls— from grace. While Handel was intrigued by the weight and beauty of the...
Brightness Falls Part III: Concerto

Brightness Falls Part III: Concerto

Concerto (For and Angel, His Computing Consciousness, Two Lovers & a Cello In A Supermarket) Dramatis Personae AN ANGEL HIS COMPUTING CONSCIOUSNESS NIKA , A young woman PHIL, her boyfriend A CELLO   The stage is dark; a spotlight grows on the ANGEL who stands in the foreground to the extreme left of the stage.  ...
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
Instantanés #3: The Navy Yard

Instantanés #3: The Navy Yard

Memories the Brooklyn Navy Yard triggered: Abandoned since 1966. I walked past The ghosts of the Navy Yard transmitted to me Here is what I transmitted back… For my friend, Nicholas. Number 3 in an ongoing series of pieced together "snapshots" that double as a sort self-portraiture. The series 'Instantanés pays homage to the collection...
THE HUMAN VALVE II

THE HUMAN VALVE II

My Valentine’s day piece for FZ. This is the “Genet” version: “My heart’s in my hand, and my hand is pierced, and my hand’s in the bag, and the bag is shut, and my heart is caught.” ― Jean Genet, Our Lady of the Flowers The Human Valve, find yours this Valentine’s Day. Created by...
THE HUMAN VALVE

THE HUMAN VALVE

Valentine’s Greeting for FZ: The Human Valve—listen for yours this Valentine’s Day. Created by Onome Ekeh for Featurezoo. Music: “One Million Years Ago” From the album ‘Broadcast and The Focus Group Investigate Witch Cults Of The Radio Age’ (R.I.P. Trish Keenan) Read the “Valve Notes”: http://featurezoo.net/wordpress/?p=1623
Instantanés #6: s n o w v e r s e

Instantanés #6: s n o w v e r s e

Inspired by the blizzard of 2010: as a child there appears a luminous gash in time in space this unravelling world a shivering kaleidoscope: let the trembling commence a grashopper in the snow an angel in full thrust glitter outside my window a snowverse snowverse by onome ekeh music: ‘ash’ by shuttle358/ from the album...
CYBORG NATION: TEKNOTHERAPY

CYBORG NATION: TEKNOTHERAPY

Teaser for a Teknotherapy, a collaboration with Clarinda Maclow: Do you need help accepting your cyborg nature? How is your relationship with your machines? How can we help? In Teknotherapy, a Cyborg interlocutor (or “teknotherapist”) leads group and individual sessions for those of us grappling with our machinic selves and investigates our relationship to our...
ALREADY FAMOUS/ RE-CUT

ALREADY FAMOUS/ RE-CUT

Recut version of a short film I wrote and directed, featuring Selena Mars. Selena, a performer, is being stalked by a fan. Or is she? With a shift in perspective, everything we understand about a situation turns on it’s head. Inspired by the song of the same name. Written & Directed by Onome Ekeh Director...