2011 J. Paul Getty Video Map is live projection software that brings a sculpture to life at the J. Paul Getty Museum. The work was inspired by artist Pier Gabriele Vangelli’s bust of oil tycoon, philanthropist, and art collector, J. Paul Getty. The sculpture of Getty sits at the entrence of the museum with a 2 billion dollar view of the oceans past Los Angeles. The actual marble bust is illuminated by a single video projector displaying a lifelike digital reproduction of Mr. Getty himself. Visitors hear Getty speak with a few of the only recorded words captured of the Tycoon.
Director: David Leonard
Programming: Ben Mandeberg
3D Modeling: Mickey Goese
2011 A public instillation in the heart of Vienna. The interior tunnel at the entrance of the famous Weiner Prater is painted green. Pedestrians enter a camera saturated play environment are captured by video cameras that combine their interviews with bystanders to form assemblage documentary.
Many thanks to Pro Choice Gallery and a grant through the City of Vienna for the exhibit and residence.
I reported on local television in Tampa, Florida and Charleston, West Virginia. Starting in production my roll expanded as I moved from photojournalist to reporter. My stories were were picked up through syndication on CNN, ABC, and CBS.
Vuzix company gave Eric Paren and I some AR glasses to develop applications that explore the possibilities of Augmented reality. By overlaying imagery, mapping data to the video and audio users we are offering mediated experiences of the world in real space.
FataLAtour is a multifaceted mixed-reality mobile application that pulls data off of the screen and onto the street. When a participant walks into a public space where someone was shot, either in a movie or real life, the phone sends signal to a device which delivers a blood-like stain onto the person’s shirt. Download the App or Book A Tour