WashMachine Video Current

Performance artists, circuit benders, culture jammers, and a rogue scientist evoke transmissions from the American psyche. Documentary and visual poetry merge in a process of audio/video generation loss to reflect the dissonance of the personal and cultural. Our time capsule is now transmittin...

WashMachine Video Current

Brain Train

Max (Mike Smith Rivera) is a narcoleptic amnesiac squatting beneath the New York subway and keeps a dream journal that opens a portal to alternate worlds of consciousness, the synthesis of cinema and collective dream-time. Also starring Jennifer Hammaker.

Brain Train

The Moshers

Renegade-spirit princess, Patti, passes through an underwater portal, and emerges in downtown New York, 1984 Only Stereo the superhero can guide her back home. A WashMachine street fantasy of dancing, death and reincarnation.
2000-2001

The Moshers

OCCUPY Broadway

Flag Doctors Occupy Broadway December 2nd 2011 Re-imagine the American Flag in an act of artistic civil disobedience A Washmachine/Muckraker Production

OCCUPY Broadway

Draw Erase Face

Excerpt from CURRENT....2010 Collaboration with artist Noah Post and sound designers Phil Moffa and Marshall Moran

Draw Erase Face

Media Diet

At the onset of post-production the audio and video were processed in a series of
generation loss experiments to illustrate the entropic decay of the American Dream
when filtered through the vast network of our modern media diet. Copies of copies
disintegrate into stop-motion co...

Media Diet

Apocalypse Hospital

10 years ago we washed and painted American flags in front of the White House...Engaging in the way nationalist images can be re-purposed by activists and dissenters

we dress in medical scrubs and armed with a washboard and a can of paint, wewash the American flag as a call for re...

Apocalypse Hospital

OUT IN THE WASH

Documentary and visual poetry merge for a meditation on the personal and political dimensions of the American dream during wartime.

OUT IN THE WASH