Working with Video
I've been working with video since 2004. It began with an art film called Terracqueo which was shown at the Berkeley Video and Film Festival and received a Grand Festival Award. It was seen by a friend who contacted a producer who then commissioned me to create a short film about a Native American Vietnam vet to show at the Cannes Film Festival. It was called White Bear's War. It showed there in 2005 along with Terracqueo.
I had been working with multiple images and overlays first with negatives in the darkroom and then photoshop for several years in order to express the multi-layered, multi-dimensional nature of reality I perceive. I also had been creating music where I overlayed multiple tracks to create finished pieces. Video was a new way for me to combine both along with the element of time, sound and music.