Posts tagged: video
Six young artists and thinkers from the Teen Creative Agency at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago solicited the audience to draw comic panels in response to three different prompts, then used the results to build three stream-of-consciousness stories, placing the drawings on an overhead projector and narrating them live at Brain Frame: Explained on March 15th, 2014.
Moderator: Ayo Idowu
Story Builders: Andres Salamanca, Alex Vargas
Narrators: Eli Adams, Jola Idowu, Hettie Price
Hannah Chavez, accompanied by Gabriela Cracraft and with audio assistance from Lillie West, narrated a pan-imation of her giant one-page comic Mapinguari, about one explorer, his hunt for a mythic sloth, and his expedition’s undoing in the maws of the monster at Brain Frame: Explained on March 15th, 2014.
Lyra Hill (Brain Frame’s creator, curator, facilitator, promotor, emcee, and sometimes performer) took the stage to describe our origin and evolution, debut a fun montage, and breath deeply while reflecting on the inevitable conclusion of all good things at Brain Frame: Explained on March 15th, 2014.
Video thanks to Will Thwaites [camera] and Lyra Hill [editing].
Brad Rohloff, accompanied by Tyson Torstensen on the Hammond organ and Ross Bradley on slide show and extra vocals, and with the assistance of Lyra Hill, Jared Larson, and Emma Rand, performed his comic There is No Love for a Lonely Soul in an inflatable ghost costume, screaming the monologue (of a born ghost desperate to kill the human he loves) while smoke filled the room, and brandishing sparklers to encourage the audience in chants of “MURDER” and “DEATH IS REAL” at BRAIN FRAME 16 on January 25th, 2014.
Carrie Vinarsky coordinated her outfit with her mantra comic Fried Cool Aid, a glowing, glittery tract for artists lost in the figurative woods, performing the meditations with primal power and the help of Lauren Anderson and a ghostly Brett Manning at BRAIN FRAME 16 on January 25th, 2014.
Jessica Campbell, in the style of an investigative police report cast in comedy gold, dismantled her future bed room piece by piece until, in a disturbing twist, the manic meta-subject emerged at BRAIN FRAME 16 on January 25th, 2014.
Tyrell Cannon, accompanied by Chad Nannenga, walked in circles around the giant wooden backboard holding his over-sized, hand drawn comic Simon: Piece, methodically advancing, with each revolution, his character’s actions through drawing, folding, and pasting on new panels at BRAIN FRAME 16 on January 25th, 2014.
Yaloopop first introduced the work of Korean cartoonist and animator Cutbu, showing two short videos featuring many powerful butts, following this with the debut of her own yelping song and animated gif dance, I Am Bubble Bubble Am I at BRAIN FRAME 16 on January 25, 2014.