“Lady of the Lake” is video art created with model/ actress Glass Olive, who also displays some amazing singing ability as the sole sound of this piece. It was filmed in 2 halves, in Brooklyn in May of 2015 (with the aid of ace hairstylist Andy Tseng) and in July 2015 at the Great Salt Lake, a combination of Fuji X-T1 footage and GoPro Hero Black 4.
As a minimalist, I look for environments that are clean and open without chaotic elements. It doesn’t get any more open and less chaotic than the Great Salt Lake outside Salt Lake City. It’s one of those areas, like White Sands in New Mexico, where people frequently say how it feels like being on another planet. When leaving Salt Lake City, there is a pull off from I-80 with paid parking, and about 2 minutes further down a dirt road is a large tagged up rock with free parking and not much in the way of interference from other lookie-loos except for sunset time. A beautifully empty, if smelly, place.
Filmed with my old buddy Glass Olive in her home state of Utah in July. Everything is done on my GoPro Hero Black 4. The soundtrack is different from recent video art pieces- not a straight composition as I normally make, but a warped soundscape collage kind of thing. The next few video art pieces I have in the pipeline have a similar aesthetic, warped soundscape collages and music videos for artists other than myself.