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Tom Mulcair: leadership + experience (0:30 Ad)

The English version of the ad… The NDP’s 2013 Policy Convention in Montréal featured a virtual town hall with Thomas Mulcair. Opening that event was a 10 minute long explainer documentary about Tom, featuring family, friends and other people from his past speaking about him, his passion, leadership and experiences. The goal of the documentary […]

Nine Inch Nails – “This isn’t the Place”

More new Nine Inch Nails music… Haunting ballad, and so far 2 of the 5 new tracks on the upcoming “Add Violence” EP are stunning. Go buy “Add Violence” here, now. Here’s the previous post on the video for “Less Than.” “This isn’t the Place” by Nine Inch Nails (2017)

Over & Over

The theme in all of these pieces are the fragmentation, reinterpretation and reconstruction. Over and Over is not only the noisiest piece of the trio. Over and over refers not only the line repeated by LaBeouf but to the editing methods, both for the audio and the video. Shifting frames out of sequences and then […]

Nine Inch Nails – “Less Than”

New song and new video by Nine Inch Nails. At first viewing the video looks like it has a slew little visual easter-eggs. The first that comes to mind is a lyric in the song “Smaller and Smaller” from 2005’s With Teeth album. You know I still got my one good arm That, that I […]

#NDPldr

Leadership2012 was attended by nearly 5500 people in Toronto’s Metro Convention Centre, where for the first time in the Party’s history an new leader of the Official Opposition was being elected. This ad was made after convention registrations surpassed the attendance thresholds for the original planned venue and the Convention was moved to the MTCC. […]

MMXVII – II (Two)

II (Two) MMXVII Fig. II. Congratulations! You have made it to the dance! We’ve all made it to the Dance. Kevin Bacon, he’s made it to the Dance. Guy Lombardo, has made it to the Dance. Baby Huey, has made it to the Dance. The Camera Operator for KTLA’s Evening News, has made it to […]

sRGB

sRGB differentiates from RGB by the consistent application of gamma. The ’s’ in ‘sRGB’ stands for ‘standard.’ with that in mind, the piece repeats “Red, Green, Blue” rhythmically throughout as a menaced frame imposed over the other varied existential crisis LaBeouf expresses. In a whimsical interpretation of technology negating identity through its standardization. Or in […]

MMXVII – I (One)

I (One) MMXVII Fig. I. This is the first step you will take in outwardly acknowledging your surrender. Your unwavering surrender to sweeping bangs or feathered hair. Your total acceptance of blazers with the sleeves drawn up to the elbows over pastel shirts. Perhaps your newly obedient to safety pins folding boot cut black jeans […]

#PrideTO – 2017

“#PrideTO” (2017) All the sass, class and ass from this years Toronto Pride Day.

Tommy Douglas, had it right.

“Through free court, free exchange of opinions, a free press. The free right to organize, free trade unions, free cooperatives, free political party. That out of that kind of participation, out the ferment of discussion, out of the conflict of ideas, out of the exchanges of points of view.” “We will emerge with a better […]