I’m Recapping the Future

My most recent gig with ETH Zurich is recapping the Global Lectures Series. The series is a platform for global thinkers to propel their ideas in conversations around contemporary issues. Topics range from the status of gender politics to geopolitics to future robotics. Hosted by ETH Zurich’s head of Foresight, Chris Luebkemann, the conversation typically lasts an hour, and engages two ...

IMITATION OF MOTH

It would be a second death, after all, most insects undergo a pupal transformation--most notably Lepidoptera--the cocoon stage, I believe this to be the actual model for the ancient Egyptian mummy. They weren’t trying to preserve the mortal body, rather they swaddled it, cocoon-like, knowing that at some point the outer casing would decay and free the immortal soul to go into it’s ...

Geoscope II: Worlds at Venice Biennial

I created this teaser for Geoscope II: Worlds, a rethink of Buckminster Fuller’s iconic structures, featured at Biennale Architettura 2021  in Venice. Curated by Daniel Lopéz-Peréz and Jesse Reiser (RUR Architecture), the inflatable sphere showcases an international cast of contemporary thinkers “inside and outside architecture, ranging from Pritzker Prize winning architect ...

The Great God Pan

haute cuisine is the applause of ornament and redesign but “simple fare” celebrates atomic reduction

Moonlight

Video I created for ‘Moonlight” , performed by Svetlana on her album, “Night at the Movies”.

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…

Brightness Falls Part III: Concerto

Before we plunge in, let’s specify a couple of parameters: As in things we don’t want and stuff we don’t like— Please, No hippies Or New Age Mystics Or UFO-junkies Looking for signs of reptilian alien life Out There,

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 Onome Ekeh for Futurezoo Music: “Speak To Me / Breathe ((In The ...

LOVEMAD: M BUTTERFLY >>

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.