Performance artists, circuit benders and culture jammers evoke transmissions from the American psyche. Documentary and visual poetry merge in a process of audio/video generation loss reflecting the dissonance of the personal and cultural. Our time capsule is now transmitting...
A dream inspired short film by Jimi Pantalon...2007
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.
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.
Flag Doctors Occupy Broadway December 2nd 2011 Re-imagine the American Flag in an act of artistic civil disobedience A Washmachine/Muckraker Production
Excerpt from CURRENT....2010 Collaboration with artist Noah Post and sound designers Phil Moffa and Marshall Moran
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...
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...
Documentary and visual poetry merge for a meditation on the personal and political dimensions of the American dream during wartime.