Walking around downtown Durham I stumbled upon this projected on a wall. Wow.
Father Death Blues
Hey Father Death, I’m flying home
Hey poor man, you’re all alone
Hey old daddy, I know where I’m going
Father Death, Don’t cry any more
Mama’s there, underneath the floor
Brother Death, please mind the store
Old Aunty Death Don’t hide your bones
Old Uncle Death I hear your groans
O Sister Death how sweet your moans
O Children Deaths go breathe your breaths
Sobbing breasts’ll ease your Deaths
Pain is gone, tears take the rest
Genius Death your art is done
Lover Death your body’s gone
Father Death I’m coming home
Guru Death your words are true
Teacher Death I do thank you
For inspiring me to sing this Blues
Buddha Death, I wake with you
Dharma Death, your mind is new
Sangha Death, we’ll work it through
Suffering is what was born
Ignorance made me forlorn
Tearful truths I cannot scorn
Father Breath once more farewell
Birth you gave was no thing ill
My heart is still, as time will tell.
THE PHOTOGRAPHER – 1948 (Edward Weston)
A wonderful documentary film about how an art photographer creates his work. Should be especially fascinating to those who use a view camera.
Wonderful! Now if it only made negatives…
Invented in 1851, the wet collodion photographic process produced a glass negative and a beautifully detailed print. Preferred for the quality of the prints and the ease with which they could be reproduced, the new method thrived from the 1850s until about 1880.
(via Photography: The Wet Collodion Process)
A Brief History of Photography: Innovations in Chemistry – Bytesize Science (by BytesizeScience)
Polaroid SX-70 Orientation Film in HD (1972) – Polaroid Photography – Original Advertisement – PBS (by DeviousTelevision
As you might guess watching this it wasn’t made by Devious Television. But by Charles and Ray Eames! What didn’t this couple make that wasn’t beautiful? Ok… don’t answer that.
Web 3.0 from Kate Ray on Vimeo.
A story about the Semantic Web
Thanks to Bora for pointing this out to me.
One of the constants of my creative life and career has been audio/video production. In college I edited a lot of video for the web and shot film for animation. After school I learned the non-linear film editing software AVID and worked in Los Angeles. Since then I’ve kept my skills current and obtained all the gear needed for multimedia production. Recently I made a animated piece using After Effects.
This is all just a way of saying I’m looking for freelance work. Recently I’ve put in several bids for a/v production work. Please check out my portfolio for examples and my resume for work experiences and education.
Here are some of this things I’d like to do for you:
- Produce, record, and edit audio podcasts
- Produce, record, and edit video for the web
- E-commerce design and setup for multimedia products
- Write and produce animation for the web using After Effects
- Train people on audio/video production for the web
If you know anyone who needs these kinds of services please pass my contact information along. The best way to reach me now is via the contact form on the Carrboro Creative Coworking site. I’ll respond quickly and help you all I can. Thanks!