Here’s something you don’t see everyday! The Weatherman is riding tall on the back of a beautiful leopard. You have to watch closely to see this image – it’s only onscreen for a few seconds, if that. Imagine the hours of work just to slam this thing against your eyeballs for fleeting moments. Now don’t […]
Day 6 of posting work from my newest (and most painstaking) video, “Aluminum or Glass.” This is the home stretch, as the kids say. These fine hamsters sing the virtues of seeing eye to eye while skeletons compete to see who can smoke the most. This is the “breakdown” section, after which all “hell” breaks […]
Here’s New York City, Negativ-Style…
A Startling Image of Great Disturbance! Those MBA Executives. They are little more than curious robots sent to this planet to exploit it, unable to divine understanding of how we humans operate. The Weatherman is trying to school them proper on ways to make a commercial, but even something obviously way up their alley as […]
Part 3 of the Aluminum or Glass countdown. Here we see the Weatherman dancing a pirouette before the hideous “Levi’s Cord Night” Ad. You can see how effective these advertisements were, as they flashed the word “Pants!” repeatedly until you bought them. Below we see the “Ubik Cigarette” girls in their costumes, attempting to entice […]
Part 2 in a series of images from my current video work. Here we have the Peter-Max-inspired-skeleton-throwing-a-pop-can sequence. Whenever you let an animated skeleton finish a can of pop on his own you can bet that rascal is going to toss the can without considering the environment. Let this be a lesson to us all.
For far too long have I been toiling on a new Negativland “music video” called “The Memo: Aluminum or Glass.” In fact, I’ve been so slow that the notoriously glacial found-sound combo is losing its patience with me. In an effort to speed up the process, I offer you a daily dose of “A or […]