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

Video thanks to Will Thwaites [camera] and Lyra Hill [editing].

Lyra Hill performed her analog-slide-machine color-separation-comic Banana Glove Game, about a small town distraction gone wrong, with backing tracks by Tyson Torstensen at Brain Frame: Explained on March 15th, 2014.

Video thanks to Will Thwaites [camera] and Lyra Hill [editing].

Bela Shayevich, with help from Ainslie Morse and Matt Tracey, narrated her comic Hand and Foot, a romance of limbs, from within a giant mouth at Brain Frame: Explained on March 15th, 2014.

Video thanks to Will Thwaites [camera] and Lyra Hill [editing].

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.

Video thanks to Will Thwaites [camera] and Lyra Hill [editing].

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 HillJared Larson, and Emma Randperformed 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.

Video thanks to Jack Wensel [editing, camera], Cooper Collier [camera], Cody Wallace [camera] and Tyson Torstensen [sound].

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.

Video thanks to Jack Wensel [editing, camera], Cooper Collier [camera], Cody Wallace [camera] and Tyson Torstensen [sound].

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.

Video thanks to Jack Wensel [editing, camera], Cooper Collier [camera], Cody Wallace [camera] and Tyson Torstensen [sound].

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.

Video thanks to Jack Wensel [editing, camera], Cooper Collier [camera], Cody Wallace [camera] and Tyson Torstensen [sound].

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.

Video thanks to Jack Wensel [editing, camera], Cooper Collier [camera], Cody Wallace [camera] and Tyson Torstensen [sound].