politics

Flick shows new digital photo drawings at Capture Photography festival

I’ll be showing some original artwork at the Capture Photography Festival as part of the Arts Umbrella Alumni and Student show. The festival celebrates lens-based art, and my work pushes that definition to the limit with digital drawings taken from original photos. The texture of my prints is an unusual way to encounter digital work.  […]

Yanis Varoufakis is my new Economics Professor

Figuratively speaking, that is.  I just drew this portrait of him and now I want to explain why. I first liked him when he spoke of dismantling the media oligopolies in Greece.  His interview on that subject hit my radars at the same time as Sun News TV, the conservative mouthpiece in Canada, finally ran […]

Anonymoose at CineEco Film Festival in Portugal

The film I made with Catherine Falkner during a residency at Black Bag Media Collective in St John’s, Newfoundland is now in distribution with VIVO media arts, and the first screening from this relationship is happening at CineEco environmental film festival in Portugal in October (or as they say in Portugal, “outubro”! The film, a […]

Nato raises fears of Russian invasion under ‘pretext of humanitarian or peace-keeping mission’

The Independent reports that Russia’s military buildup on the Ukraine border could turn into an invasion on thin pretexts. There are plenty of Russian troops already inside Ukraine (without even counting Crimea). I wouldn’t be surprised if their massive troop buildup is just cover for men and materiel to flow into the occupied zones. It’s […]

Why Google Glass Is So Bad and Hated and Will Never Work

I love this article and agree completely. Why Google Glass Is So Bad and Hated and Will Never Work. “People pay thousands of dollars to have lasers shot at their eyes so they don’t have to wear glasses. People put little pieces of plastic right on their eyes so they don’t have to wear glasses. […]

Improvised Visuals with Jeff Younger’s Devil Loops

I’m doing my first live improvised visual performance with Jeff Younger and some amazing dancers and performers tomorrow night at the Orpheum Annex! TICKETS HERE I’ll be playing with video from Ukraine, with live animation, and VJ-type live cams.  I feel like someone has taken a DJ and said “here’s a guitar!” which is pretty […]

VANDOCUMENT covers Video Revolution! Making Your Message @ VIVO

(So it’s good to know my crazy professor hair gets attention, but they also say I have “an impressive portfolio of films…”) One week tech camp teaches youth filmmaking with a purpose Words by Alicia McLean Photos by Sheng Ho Sitting with the instructors of Video Revolution! in the trendy yellow chairs of VIVO Media […]

Teen Summer Video Activist Camp @ VIVO

Video Revolution! Making your message August 5-9, 2013 9 AM-4 PM Final Exhibition: Friday, August 9, 4:30-6 PM ¡VIVO la revolución! Youth ages 13-18 are invited to spend a week at VIVO immersed in the hands-on creation of documentaries, news, commercials, music videos, public service announcements, viral videos and/or other mediums for creating persuasive messaging. […]

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