Below are a collection of stop motion animations created using digital collages. They were created frame by frame using Adobe Photoshop. These have been showcased as projections at events such as Steel Rails and Animating Danforth East.
The inspiration for this piece came from classic children stories like Charles Lutwidge Dodgson’s The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland or Frank Baum and W.W. Denslow’s Wizard of Oz. A child falls into an alternate reality of adventure, left to battle monsters, confront bizarre characters and solve riddles. At the story’s end, the adventure is … More Subconsious Mapping
ig·nus fat·u·us : A phosphorescent light that hovers or flits over swampy ground at night. The premise of this project was to create a resonant chamber that expressed the acoustical experience of particular song. St. Germain’s song Montego Bay Spleen is a form of modern electronic jazz. A landscape was created using standard sewing pins imbedded … More Ignus Fatuus
This live animation was created using an opaque projector. It accompanies the music of Toronto’s own Pressgang Mutiny at ArtCave’s Shindig, May 23, 2014. All images were created and animated by ArtCave’s Naz Rahbar and Elfie Kalfakis.
It was such a pleasure being part of Steel Rails again this year. The party returned to it’s roots of hosting on a train this year! The train travelled between stop stations, one being a large dome found in north Waterloo. Here I set up my Witches Tent. The installation was a makeshift tent that hosted … More Steel Rails 2017
From Cave Art to Art Cave This project was completed in collaboration with Naz Rahbar and the community surrounding Toronto’s ArtCave. As artists and educators we wereinterested in alternative settings for ART, and the role it plays in society, in our communities, and in our lives as human beings. Our project focused on bridging a gap … More From Cave Art to ArtCave