Archive for the 'video' Category


Monday, November 20th, 2006

Collaborative video with Hans Breder. Dissolving painted poems, transforming water to milk.


Thursday, October 12th, 2006

Collaborative video for a Jane Gilmor installation at Coe College. Perpetually unzipping tent.

Irving B. Weber Statue: Tribute to a Local Hero

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

Produced for ICPL in conjunction with May’s Weber Days, this documentary looks at the making of the statue on Iowa and Linn.

Information Arcade Electronic Message Board

Wednesday, March 9th, 2005

This electronic display was developed as a way for the staff to easily publish monthly news and content in a public environment. The message board pulls public domain videos from, displays which of the staff are currently at the help desk, what equipment is checked out or not, and it also has a tickertape […]

The Architecture of Fatigues

Tuesday, May 11th, 2004

Video editing and DVD authoring for Jane Gilmor documenting her Fulbright fellowship in Portugal. Piecing together hours of video footage she shot on location, we constructed a narrative that attempted to explain the strange goings-on of a roving camouflage tent amidst ancient ruins and dolomites in the Portuguese countryside.


Friday, April 9th, 2004

Originally produced in May 2003 for Spatial Intersections at the University of Iowa Museum of Art seminar version performed for Version>04 Invisible Networks based on the book ALLOY Listen to the sountrack Watch the Quicktime version Dully Servant (Soviet No-Gang Shriners) reads from the twisted linguistic cosmology of >KIND TRICKS as [tele-psychic puppet] action-script for […]


Thursday, March 11th, 2004

Intervideo is a 5-disc DVD set we produced for Hans Breder in conjunction with the exhibition, “The Modernist Debate” at Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, Spain. The University of Iowa Libraries’ Special Collection Department is home to the entire Artists’ Television Network video archive produced by Jaime Davidovich in New York from 1978-1983. We […]

Intermedia Loungescapes

Wednesday, December 17th, 2003

Phase 1: dATAPLOT was an exhibit at the St. Xavier University Gallery that dealt with utilizing ‘information’ as a creative medium for self-expression. The show consisted of a video screening room, a conference room, and a traditional gallery space with 2-D work hung on the wall. The central focus of the exhibition was the computer […]

Novo Spoor

Saturday, October 11th, 2003

Novo Spoor was a new media art installation which set out to investigate the socioinformatics of transitory space. It explored the intersection of traditional animal tracking skills and online usage tracking by examining the footprints left at physical and virtual sites. Using a large format touch screen, Novo Spoor created an “information cast” of passersby […]

William H. Lightner

Saturday, January 11th, 2003


Tuesday, July 9th, 2002

Produced by Community Architexts Chicago/ Los Angeles Visit the Work-Shift website for more information. Read the script. based on audio and written interviews in the collection of the State Historical Society of Iowa library. The soundscape is a digital collage which is constructed of layers of archival machine sounds and workers’ voices, submerging and emerging […]

PRDF vs. Mercaba

Saturday, May 11th, 2002

This is a performance I did with The People’s Republic of Delicious Foods at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. It took the form of a religious revival, complete with giant totem owl and various special art effects. View the Quicktime version. Warning: 8 mb

Floating Video

Thursday, April 11th, 2002

It’s been a long standing desire of ours to tie a video camera to helium balloons then fly it around town. This experiment set out to do just that. What we found out is that you must have one giant helium balloon. No amount of regular sized balloons will float a small electronic device because […]

Lots of Pictures

Tuesday, November 27th, 2001

The Future is History

Saturday, October 27th, 2001

Projecting Information into the Distant Future Launch: October 18, 2001. 16:30 GMT International Center, Iowa City (Latitude 41.66 & Longitude -91.53) Calling all time-travelers. By creating this document to be institutionally archived as well as passed on as personal heirlooms we are sending you a message. If time-travel is possible when you are reading this […]

Thinking about Talking

Wednesday, September 12th, 2001

The Ethics of Genetic Testing

Saturday, August 11th, 2001

This was a CD-ROM developed for The University of Iowa’s College of Nursing (in conjunction with National Human Genome Research Institute). It was marketed to nursing educators at the collegiate and hospital staff development levels and included modules on ethics, genetic testing, and case studies on breast cancer and Alzheimer disease. It provided for individually […]

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: The Role of Health Professionals In Dealing with Substance Abuse

Wednesday, July 11th, 2001

This project was produced simultaneously with The Ethics of Genetic Testing. The CD-ROM included hours of video interviews, stories, and case studies into an interactive learning environment to inform health professionals about the impacts of substance abuse in rural areas. Included on the disc were several multimedia learning objectives for the user to gain an […]


Friday, May 11th, 2001

View the Quicktime version warning: 18.3 mb file Sarsenworld is a theoretical video game that explores the concept of “death” in a blurred distinction between fact and fiction. It’s a game-world where players can sacrifice their life and be reborn inside the game. The strange, paranormal interface allows players to control their characters “on the […]

Treatment for Damaged Audio and Video

Monday, January 8th, 2001

Scavenged snippets of damaged library A/V material reconstituted into an impressionistic video narrative about ‘helping.’ Displayed as single channel video as well as multiple monitor installation. Winner of the Juror’s Choice Award at the 2001 Film and Video Retrospective, Des Moines Art Center.