Ivoire Spectacle

Last night I had the joy of filming a performance by the group “Ivoire Spectacle” at the Roosevelt Hotel. They performed there as part of an African Studies conference in New Orleans. The juxtaposition of the African drumming, dancing and traditional costumes against the lavish, chandelier-ed, wallpapery, Greco-Roman-statue-ed, frou–frou carpeted backdrop of the Roosevelt wasContinue reading “Ivoire Spectacle”

experimental filmmaking class…for kids

I’ve developed an 8-class series in “experimental filmmaking” and will be presenting it to kids from New Orleans’ 7th ward during june and july, through the Porch’s summer “arts alive” camp at the Colton School. This will be my first time teaching filmmaking, and I’m quite excited. The projects will all have an element ofContinue reading “experimental filmmaking class…for kids”

Studio at Colton School

I’ve been busy getting my “foot in the door” of the amazing New Orleans art “scene” lately. My first official project is with the Studio at Colton School, where I’ll be turning a space in the old school building into a studio, assisting with grant-writing, and conducting a series of four filmmaking (with digital video)Continue reading “Studio at Colton School”