Shooting footage of the Ann Arbor International Film Festival and the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities for Filmmaker Sharad Patel, documenting artists such as Nigel Poor, Canan Tolon, Paul Kaiser of OpenEnded Group, Scott Hocking and Charles Atlas while they install and discuss their work during their residencies at the institute.
Nigel Poor: Remainders: God, Sex, and Animals
Footage shot by Sarah Nesbitt
Edited, scored, mixed by Sharad Kant Patel
Canan Tolon: Time After Time
Creative Catalyst: Detroit and the Abandoned Packard Plant
Artist perspective on decay vs creation within Detroit.
Interview footage shot by Sarah Nesbitt. Edited by Sharad Kant Patel
Featuring artists Scott Hocking, Paul Kaiser, Amanda Krugliak.
Plant 3D Video Installation by OpenEnded Group
A short documentary about a 3D video installation by OpenEnded Group (Paul Kaiser, Marc Downie, Shelley Eshkar) in Michigan. Sponsored by The Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan (with curator Amanda Krugliak) and the Detroit Institute of Arts.
The piece depicted and interpreted the abandoned Packard Plant in Detroit through the use of thousands of photos mapped into a digital model. Sounds recorded at the Plant were also manipulated and designed into an accompanying soundtrack by Rishi Daftuar at the Duderstadt Center at the university.
Footage shot by Sarah Nesbitt and Sharad Kant Patel
Edited, scored (loops), mixed by Sharad Kant Patel
Joints 4Tet for Ensemble by Charles Atlas
This short teaser promotion was directed and edited by Sharad Kant Patel. Additional camerawork was provided by Sarah Nesbitt. Sharad created the soundtrack arranging and editing pre-existing copyright free loops.
January 2011- May 2011
Learning as Playing: An Animated, Interactive Archive of 17th-19th Century Narrative Media For and By Children. National Endowment for The Humanities Level II Start-Up Grant proposed by Jacqueline Reid-Walsh, Professor of Education, Language and Literacy Education at Pennsylvania State University and Andrea Immel, curator of the Cotsen Library at Princeton University. These documented and edit images were used later with the help of undergraduate New Media student Brian Maynard of importing those files in Maya to convert them into an animated children’s flip book.
Photographed by Sarah Nesbitt
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