Moving Image Art

Cities & The Sky #3

Cities & The Sky #3 is a site-specific digital animation created with a combination of traditional animation and generative 3D software. Flowing, painterly landscapes merge with undulating geometric skylines, as colorful florals bloom from strokes of glowing neon across this vast, panoramic video wall.

Cities & The Sky #3 at 150 Media Stream

150 Media Stream is a unique, publicly accessible video wall designed for the lobby of 150 N. Riverside Plaza in Chicago. Each month features an original commission by a different artist, which then enters into general circulation in the collection.

Responding to the wide architectural dimensions of the wall and the open visibility of the surrounding city/skyscape, I made a work that evokes the visual dynamics of landscape painting, the pop graphics of mural art, and the lyricism of abstract art & expanded cinema.

The Cities & The Sky series is inspired by Italo Calvino’s novel Invisible Cities — an allegorical atlas of fantastic cityscapes dynamically connected to the memories and desires of the inhabitants.