Monthly Archives: October 2014

Inspiration: “Time Piece”

While I’m thinking about timepieces, here’s another long-time inspiration: Jim Henson’s “Time Piece,” from 1966. Advertisements

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Revised Work: “TimePiece”

TimePieceV06 from Wes Stitt on Vimeo. After workshopping “TimePiece” in studio class using Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Method, and then taking some time to mull it over, I made some changes to the video. The staggered motion now unfolds in … Continue reading

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Inspiration: “Star Wars Uncut”

I’ve been waiting a while for the next installment of Star Wars Uncut‘s ongoing project to crowd-source shot-for-shot remakes of the original “Star Wars” trilogy, 15 seconds at a time. “The Empire Strikes Back Uncut” was just released a few … Continue reading

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New Work: “I Remember”

I Remember (Phil Phase) from Wes Stitt on Vimeo. After working with the drumming gorillas from the Cadbury’s commercial, I took a look at the original music video for Phil Collins’s “In the Air Tonight.” I selected a phrase that … Continue reading

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Speed, Relative to Size

In a dream last night, I heard myself saying to a friend, “The world is too fast now. I’m a very slow person.” Yesterday, in response to all the birthday wishes I received on Facebook, many from friends I haven’t … Continue reading

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At work in the studio…

Spending my 38th birthday working in my studio. Photo by Jaclin Paul.

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New Work: “A Rhythm Method”

A Rhythm Method from Wes Stitt on Vimeo. Thinking about the clock-like rotation of the elements in “TimePiece,” I selected a solo drum phrase from the music video for Rush’s “Mystic Rhythms,” doubled it, phased it, and set it turning … Continue reading

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Inspiration: “Choros”

Choros from Michael Langan on Vimeo. This piece, “Choros,” by Michael Langan and Terah Maher, never ceases to amaze and inspire me. Talk about building up complex choreography from layered repetition of simple gestures! And, of course, the score is … Continue reading

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