radiø plutø

caravan



^ about

radiø plutø was a cross-media collaboration between the following artists:

  • rodrigo bello
  • julie gard
  • michelle matthees
  • nancy miller
  • don mctavish
  • kathy mctavish
  • erika mock
  • nickolas monson
  • sheila packa
  • alison price
  • kathleen roberts
  • rocky makes room
  • jacob swanson
  • swoon (marc neys)
  • garrett tiedemann
  • tony zappa

i acted as an orchestrator / choreographer / media weaver. the project resulted in acres of film, sculpture, 2d work, sound, poetry ... a memorable journey together ... a caravan of sorts ...

sound, video, still, word samples were taken from locations we vistied & became part of the fabric for the whole.

^ past events

  • Gardner Building, Duluth

    a vacant building that we occupied for a time ...

    -
  • Carbon Chroma, Minneapolis
    Opening:
    Show: -
  • The Red Star, Duluth
    One night only:
  • The Lyric, Virginia MN
    Opening:
    Closing:
    Show: -
  • Gallery Prøgressive - Gimaajii & Prøve, Duluth
    Opening: -
    Show: -
    A partnership between Gimaajii and the Prøve Gallery

^ media work samples

work sample for the american composers forum salon at studio z

spoken word by rodrigo bello, erika mock & rocky makes room

arches sample
rear view window sample
gardner building sample
red window sample
installation sample ::: at carbon chroma
installation sample ::: at the lyric

^ notes

(initial sketches, fleeting thoughts)

  • a transmission
  • barely beating
  • static ... low hum
  • hidden codes
  • a signal or pulse
  • a faraway station
  • some long ago message
  • a memory
  • blue planet
  • last bird
  • telegraphed warnings
  • distant memory
  • stuttered thoughts
  • a paper a bottle a shore
  • broadcast from pluto
  • lonely planet
  • banished planet
  • cold planet
  • vacant building
  • there were voices
  • gray birds
  • there were ghosts
  • blue windows
  • cold coffee
  • cold hands
  • shadows
  • dusty salvation
  • red neon
  • black skies
  • antennas
  • short wave
  • receivers
  • theramin sirens / dream songs
  • a typewriter
  • late night manuscripts
  • manifestos & broken plates
  • cold coffee
  • blue boat
  • red caravan
  • sanctified nomads
  • wandering knapsacks
  • cinematic looms
  • wireless telegraphy
  • electrostatic coupling
  • lightning detectors
  • glass tubes & iron
  • filaments
  • an experiment
  • save the world
  • turn back the clock's
  • relentless grinding
  • moloch's pale teeth
  • iron gears &
  • scythe
  • first lighthouse
  • fire & mirror
  • first transmission
  • isle of wright
  • radio transistor
  • charcoal light wire wood steel celluloid
  • digits pigment graphite vellum canvas rope threads filaments
  • cloth reeds lines language
  • to pierce to etch to fold to weave to imprint
  • to scrawl to stain to speak
  • friction
  • a loose band of thieves
  • crows with broken suitcases
  • pickpocket orchestration
  • flea market galleries
  • dimly lit
  • hallways
  • a can of paint
  • an alley
  • a wall
  • night drawing