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Film

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x-static

A music video/short film using a programmatic AI to fill in compositing areas with static for a unique story element using randomly generated effects
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VOTE election Video

A first order Deep Fake video with an original song composed by John Threat and music composed by Dino Herrmann and many talented singers for a Wake Up and VOTE campaign PAC.
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Monsters

A pilot for Adult Swim that was one of the most vulgar and offensive shows ever created. A set of hipster monsters in the heart of Brooklyn can’t pay their rent and dream of get rich schemes each week to survive. Every episode they lure a band in with the promise of free rehearsal space and then eat them.
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Makeout

A punk music video made on the streets of NYC for no money and no permits and just went nuts.

Digital

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Record Police

An online streaming project that is a live compilation of police brutality videos that streams 24 hours a day 7 days a week on twitch. Anyone can submit a video to the database. Both a research tool and a historical document.

The project is still live and can be found at www.recordpolice.org

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Methwonderland

An online streaming project that is a living compilation of the weirdest videos the community can find. It streams to twitch 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

The project is still live and can be found at www.methwonderland.com

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Watch Me is online project that took footage from hacked webcams around the world (semi-legal!) and assembled the footage into a music video. From Brazil to Russia , the footage would be beat matched to a track and objects in the video would be tracked and others compositied real time.
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MVGEN

An engine that takes a huge database of animated gifs and turns them into music videos , based on the WATCH ME engine. It can turn any audio or video into a gif based music video with beat matching and a huge array of user selected effects that can be mixed and matched.

It current is live here at www.mvgen.com

Phygital

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Daywalker

bA wearable device that tracks your days activities and turns them into a music video that is shareable on social media. Assembling data via GPS and Google Maps, Bluetooth and Wifi waypoints. It remembers your favorite places and people and makes a music postcard of your day.
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Dream Machine

A raspberry pi device that listens to audio prompts from a user then generates a DALL-E image and sends the resulting image to video output to project on a wall

Installation

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Zukunft Garden

A installation coming in 2023 to CalArts. A future garden that embodies the spirit of Solarpunk, a nascent movement on optimistic futuring that channels a return to nature thematics and a minimization and recontextualization of technology and consumption in human lives.
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