In September 2018 I gave a presentation about patterns constructed using grids at the 4th International Workshop on Geometric Patterns in Islamic Art in Istanbul. For the presentation I prepared these timelapse videos demonstrating different methods for constructing grids using ruler and compass and I have posted them here to be of service to a… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Moving image
Timelapse geometric drawings for the Qatar National Library
Earlier this year the Qatar National Library opened a new permanent exhibition of artefacts from it’s Heritage Library collection. I was commissioned to make three timelapse videos demonstrating the construction of geometric designs featured in particular artefacts, to be displayed alongside the original pieces. In order to create the films I analysed and reconstructed the… Read more »
Ruler & compass construction guide for a Moroccan geometric pattern
AV collaboration with Ali Wade
Ali Wade – 'Breccia' (fd004) from Ali Wade on Vimeo. These are the fruits of an audiovisual collaboration between Ali Wade and myself. The music is by Ali taken from his recent album Geomorphology on the Frequency Domain label. The visual element is a shapeshifting collaboration of techniques between Ali and myself, combining freeform monochrome… Read more »
Audiovisual collaboration with DJ Food
As part of a Feast Film Nights screening of the incredible and inspiring documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune, DJ Food (Ninja Tune records) weaved together an hour long set of music and samples connected with Frank Herbert’s most famous novel, Dune, accompanied by my cosmic geometric animations.
Synaesthetic sound and image by Semiconductor Films
I recently had the pleasure of attending a screening at the Tate Britain featuring work by Semiconductor Films. The duo have been a big inspiration for me in terms of moving image and sound but I hadn’t heard what they’d been up to since their residency with NASA. It was insightful to hear them speak,… Read more »
MC Escher & Meshuggah : Mathematics in space and time
Now that I’m borderline obsessed with geometric design after my course at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, it’s clear to me that geometry has not only always underpinned my work but underpins the way the world works. I’ve come across lots of geometric art recently but I wanted to start by posting work from… Read more »
Geometry and natural form
“Look deep into nature, then you will understand everything.” Albert Einstein One of my visual (and musical) obsessions is repetition which manifests itself in an ongoing interest in natural form and pattern.
Slow television – Pay Attention & Relax
A friend recently told me about the unexpectedly successful broadcast on Norwegian TV station NRK of over 7 hours of live footage from the front of a train travelling from Bergen to Oslo.
Lowe Motion Identity
I’ve just completed this identity for my good friend Lindford Lowe’s new video production company.
John Davide Animation website
JK Flesh ‘Posthuman’ album taster
Ambigraph have created the artwork for a new release on 3by3 by JK Flesh aka Justin K. Broadrick.
Audiovisual set at upcoming Supersonic Festival 2010
Cloaks are playing at this year’s Supersonic Festival in Birmingham accompanied by moving images performed live by Ambigraph.