1. This video was inspired by a poem written by Jennifer Ross, entitled Lilac Rain, for the QUA literary magazine at the University of Michigan-Flint campus.

    In the poem, a woman is discussing her inner most sensuous feelings about her body and nature. I took one sentence from the poem and used that as a counterpoint to the rest of the video.

    The concept is that this woman was contacted (during her moment of bliss with nature) by a C.I.A. operative involved in a remote viewing operation, using telepathy, thus compromising the mission and tainting the woman's private moment.

    Pretty weird. :)

    # vimeo.com/63348551 Uploaded 118 Plays 1 Comment
  2. Kinetic typography animation based on the poem written by Elinor Wylie
    (1885-1929), entitled Pretty Words, and read by Leonard Wilson of Springfield Ohio, for the LibriVox Project for the public domain. Kinetic Type animation by Terry Hale.

    # vimeo.com/62341567 Uploaded 56 Plays 0 Comments
  3. Sharpie marker on clear leader 16mm film
    Audio: Blackmill "Spirit of Life"

    # vimeo.com/60214708 Uploaded 38 Plays 0 Comments
  4. "My heartbeat tries by itself adrenalized
    to lift me from the ground."

    Excerpt from "Tripped Up," by Stephanie Roach

    Music: "Money Run" by Harry Gregson-Williams
    Animated using Premier Pro and After Effects.

    # vimeo.com/64263579 Uploaded 290 Plays 0 Comments
  5. Animated typography of an excerpt of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven," created in After Effects.
    Audio: a Librivox recording read by Chris Goringe (http://archive.org/details/raven)
    Music by Christopher young: "Never One for Love"

    # vimeo.com/62353663 Uploaded 440 Plays 0 Comments


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