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Latin Movie Palaces

Projections on the old movie houses in the Bronx, with Casita Maria organizing the event. Live music of the era, along with Tito Fuentes movies, and other Latin stars, projected on the original movie houses.

The Light from Below

THE LIGHT FROM BELOW is a site-specific interactive light and sound environment in the cavernous Fort Jay munition magazines addresses our collective culpability in fueling the military industrial complex. The works present phases of a cannon’s ‘life-cycle’ – sale, manufacturing, deployment, firing, and consequence. Visitors interacting with elements are exposed to the corporeality of war …

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Tower Epoch at STEAM

The installation, Tower Epoch, part of the STEAM (Stem+Arts=Steam) exhibit at ArtsWestchester, is on view from May 20 – August 16, 2014. Artist Reception: May 10, 2-4pm. This exhibition explores the intersections of science, technology, engineering, math and creativity. Inspired by the STEM to STEAM dialogue in education, this exhibition presents artists using the interdisciplinary …

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Tower Epoch

I have a light sculpture in this group show at Central Booking on Ludlow, opening Feb. 6 2014. The piece, titled, “Tower Epoch”, is composed of timelapse footage projected, reflected, off mirrors. The footage was captured in 2013 from the Queens Plaza Clock Tower. I’ll also be on a panel discussion Art & Science Panel: …

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837 Washington Timelapse

Solar timelapse installation Sean McIntyre and I built, which recorded the construction of 837 Washington in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Images were transmitted over 4G to a server. The client was Taconic Investment, and ran flawlessly for two years off of the sun. Setup

Momentum

This is a new site specific installation that captures the movement of a swing and creates an immersive visual experience. Momentum amplifies the sense of weightlessness experienced at the apex of change. This was part of the Monitor Digital festival in Guadalajara, Mexico. This whole project is a collaboration between many people, without who’s support …

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Glory Road

Showing September 18 – 21, 2013 12 – 1:30pm & 4 – 6pm (20-minute performances) Grace Plaza 1114 Avenue of the Americas (at 43rd Street) An Arts Brookfield Commission The Nerve Tank, a world-class theater innovator, brings the woeful myth of Sisyphus to the Grace Building Plaza. Sisyphus, a daring and clever king who outwitted …

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Crystalline Time

I art-directed and project managed this projection mapping installation overlooking the High Line titled, “Crystalline Time”. This was an outdoor projection installation on the Taconic building at 837 Washington, designed as a compelling visual treatment to the construction scaffolding. The design goal was to raise interest and buzz about the building for a future client base. …

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Silo Swing

Revitalizing a disused pair of silos in Flint Michigan, Silo Swing encourages visitors to take a ride on the seven-story kinetic light installation. The installation incorporates reflective wind-catching materials that create a light display on the two large silos both during the daytime and at night. This interplay of scale and weight, through light and …

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The Museum of the Transition from the Unreal to the Real

Written, conceived, and directed by Liron Dan, Kelvin Daly, and the Ensemble Movement: Fibi Jane, Jacqueline Ha, Craig Whitehouse, Madi McKay, Emily Rubin, Noa Lembersky, Liron Dan Music: Zemi 17, Dok Gregory, Shamos Dan, Kelvin Daly Real time Light Sculpture by Chris Jordan At THE HIVE, 20 Cook St., Brooklyn, (thehivenyc.com) near the JMZ at …

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Locost Queue

The installation projects silhouettes of people photographed in Queens, in a queue, moving across the four faces of the clock tower. The rate of movement correlates to the population growth for the city of New York. A light flashes in the tower at the approximate rate of species extinction on the planet. Ie: its estimated …

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Blackout Projections on Halloween

Via Flickr Chris Jordan, Enki Andrews and Sean McIntyre playing outside during Halloween 2012. Enki and Sean took lots of photos, as we moved through the dark post-hurricane streets of lower manhattan with two projectors and a generator. Sean wrote up a blog post at: http://blog.boxysean.com/2012/11/01/adding-light-to-dark-manhattan/ Photos by Enki

BucketCraft

BucketCraft is an installation on Governors Island, part of the FIGMENT Season Long Sculpture Park. The installation is located at the south end of the Parade Ground. A camera affixed atop a 14′ pole records the movement and construction of buckets and people within its frame. Through the course of the summer, the buckets will …

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Slanted Walk

Slanted Walk Chris Jordan, 2012 The Front Room 147 roebling street williamsburg, brooklyn Front Room Gallery [media id=33] This interactive projection installation examines public space through the use of light and movement. The installation combines live camera of passerbys to create an inverted shadow. By highlighting the individual in the urban landscape, Slanted Walk attempts …

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Rafmögnuð Náttúra

Reykjavik Winter Lights Festival 2012 Hallgrimskirkja Church, Reykjavik, Iceland Feb. 9-12, 2012 Four day timelapse, shot from Cafe Loki[media id=32] Festival sponsor documentation of the installation Celebrating the darkest of days in Reykjavik with the Winter Lights Festival 2012, Chris Jordan brings Iceland’s most recognizable building, Hallgrimskirkja church, to life with light and movement as …

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Bradford Reed, Front Room

Bradford Reed and Chris Jordan the Front Room gallery in Williamsburg FRIDAY THE 13th: SOUND/VIDEO/LIGHT/MOVEMENT PERFORMANCES, 7-10pm FREE 7pm: Tom Swirly 8pm: Bradford Reed and Chris Jordan 9pm: Rubaiyats Of The Cicadas (ROTC) with Shige Moriya and Ximena Garnica of LEIMAY Front Room Gallery 147 Roebling Street Brooklyn frontroom.org

OWS Projections

A group of us projected at the Occupy Wall Street 2-month anniversary, using stationary and mobile projections. Video from Democracy Now Gothamist article on the “Bat signal” OWS projections

BTL: Bob and Irene

Columbia architecture student Jocelyn Oppenheim worked on the creation of an inflatable called, “BOB“. I’ll be projecting footage of hurricane Irene inside this for the BringtoLightnyc.org event.

Let Us Make Cake

I was one of 40 artists in this group video looped on the New Museum during the Festival of Ideas.Timelapse of one loop of the compiled movie (includes poetry piece from Bowery Poetry Club)

Chrono Beam

[media id=27] Chrono-Beam is a time-based installation, engaging the realms of memory and space to remap participants’ images onto a public wall in the form of a queue. Participants are recorded and added to the queue of projected people, forming a video-line of people that moves over time. Chrono-Beam converts the sidewalk from a mere…