Tentative List of Materials For Installation

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2 Projectors

2 Pairs of speakers

Recording equipment

2 Canvases

1 Poster


Laptop (if work is installed)

Software: Pure data / max, Final Cut Pro. Audacity, Illustrator,


Testing Animation and Projection

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Here I rendered the scanned files through Final Cut Pro, and overlaid them with the composite multiply on top of an appropriated painting found through google search.

Here is an earlier attempt at the final goal of projecting the animation onto a painted canvas.

Keyframes and Storyboarding

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Here are a few ideas and possible scenes that may be animated where Og is attacking the items that are commonly associated with a persons identity.

Eating car keys

Hide yo keys #og #keyframes #animation #art #sketches

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Moving a wallet

Hide yo wallet #og #animation #sketch #art #keyframes

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Knocking over a kids building blocks…okay okay, this was more for expression and character development, and a bit of fun.

Boom #og #keyframe #animation #sketch #art #woops

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chewing on a power cable or cord, inspired by our dog Echo who was craving metal one day.

Crunch #og #animation #sketch #art #keyframe #mac

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and breaking a mirror, even though he was happy and smiling he broke it by looking at it, this is also a common symbol of bad luck.

The Investigation of Culture

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The process of developing Og, and finding how he fits into the concept of culture and the appropriation of culture has led to questions of “why”; why does cultural appropriation happen, why –in my experience– is the act of cultural appropriation completed by white americans. Is it the lacking of a visible white culture, or the lack of a strong rooted tradition in the US. Is that why so much of eastern cultures (Polynesian) have been turned into novelty and commercialized items.

These are just questions I have begun asking.

Developing Og

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More #sketches of Og #characterdesign #character #art #sketch

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Og demands to be #drawn #chalkboard #art #characterdesign

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Og, Servant of Pele

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Meet Og, bringer of destruction and bad luck, servant of the goddess Pele, she who curses any man who dares to steal from her home.


Recomended Viewing

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The representation of an intimate space, a space that was not mine, but a place that held memories and served as the background for the stories that were observed. Over the course of the year, the living room was a place that allowed for the watching of movies and TV shows. Like the room itself the walls and floors served as a  backdrop for the films, and so do they here allowing for the  display of the synopsis of he films watched over the past year.