Synthesis RGB

a celebration of music, movement, and visual art Short set with Socks & Sandals at this event. Remember Monkeytown?  Their space was the best venue in town for projection art, and losing it was a real NYC-breaks-your-hearts moment.  But it’s back! Cantina Royal, the restaurant serving executive chef Julio MM’s unique interpretations of Mexican cuisine,…

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BlackRat Presents in Greenpoint

I contributed live projections for these great bands at an evening in Greenpoint. BLACKRAT BRINGS a FREE SHOW of LIVE :: ANALOG :: DIGITAL :: WORDS :: NOISE :: BEATS :: AUDIO featuring: SEEJ projections all night DREAMCRUSHER genderqueer, thrash, xvx, visceral SEWER RATS BK gabberjazz animetal tekrøk – duo set Ω▽ OHMSLICE Bradford Reed…

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Dreamcrusher SEWER RATS BK Ω▽ Ohmslice Speak Onion Godxss Dr Iver Seej

THURSDAY MARCH 17TH BLACKRAT BRINGS a FREE SHOW of LIVE :: ANALOG :: DIGITAL :: WORDS :: NOISE :: BEATS :: AUDIO featuring: SEEJ kinetic installation projections DREAMCRUSHER genderqueer, thrash, xvx, visceral, vomit SEWER RATS BK gabberjazz animetal tekrøk – duo set Ω▽ OHMSLICE Bradford Reed (percussion via modular synthesizer) & Jane LeCroy (vocals) SPEAK…

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Fat Friday Benefit Projections

Sofy Yuditskaya and I projected at the Angel Orensans foundation. Sofy wanted to trace the architecture, so we mapped the altar facade in the space to great effect.

BlackRat Presents.. a night of delirious music and light

Projections for a full night of bands at Tender Trap in Greenpoint, incluing Vic Thrill, Himalaychian Indo Celtic Freek Folk Music, Sewer Rats BK, Tekrok Gabberjazz Animetal, The Icebergs, DJ Small Change, Megmanmusic.

“ab uno pluribus” projections

Projection accompaniment with three musicians at this cozy event, including David Linton, Jeanann Dara, and Wolfgang von Struermer. NOW IN ITS SECOND YEAR! The October session of this monthly audio-visual event will present electro-acoustic live sound by Jeanann Dara [viola + effects], David Linton [analogue electronics], WvS [digital synthesis + iOS devices] and live visuals…

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Plan 23

Projection accompaniment with dear friends Plan 23 at the Brooklyn Wildlife Festival.

POMobile at the PEN festival

Some images and timelapse from the World PEN festival this evening in Bed-Sty Brooklyn.   DCIM103GOPRO ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 6  

Projecting on trees

For the Figment Alpha event at Ramblewood this year, I set up a tent with two projectors and computer. As people walked by, they would enter a phrase or question onto a tree trunk.

Incidental Words

Jon Sands and Chris Jordan have brought together a group of artists, collaborating on creating an evening of animated mixed media poetry performance for Boston’s first Nuit Blanch, Illuminus. The project, titled, “Incidental Words”, is a roving performance of poetry by three of the East Coasts most relevant spoken word artists: Jon Sands, José Olivarez,…

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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 Best of Words on Walls

This was our final Words on Walls event, which I was a part of for over two years. The program involved leading workshops with youth poets, projection mapping their words to site-specific walls through the city; then performing the poetry in time with the projections. This was our “best of” celebration, wrapping up this amazingly…

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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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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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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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Blue Mailbox Book Tour

Annie sits atop street corner mailboxes and performed stories that happened on those corners, while projecting her her words on nearby buildings where those memories took place. passeggiata letteraria (lit walk) of L is for Lion Thurs May 9 6pm Act One: Dinner and Performance in Jimmy’s 43, 43 E 7th Street. 7:30pm Act Two:…

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Reflections on Impact

Devotion Gallery 54 MAUJER ST BROOKLYN NY 11206 | 1-718-576-1107 February 1st – February 11, 2013 Reflections on Impact from Chris Jay on Vimeo. Mixed-media installation using reflections and projections that evokes a meditation on the impact of humanity on the environment. Visitors are encouraged to toss a penny into the pond, causing ripples through…

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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

Enki, Sean and me playing with projections during Halloween 2012 blackout in NYC. Photos as we moved through the dark post-hurricane streets of lower manhattan with two 2k lumen projectors and a generator.  This was during OWS, right before the 2012 election, thus the Big Bird to support Public Broadcast. 

10% Nation at Dixon Place

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 10 PM DIXON PLACE, LES I’m doing the video design for this play on celebrity culture, with the theater company Nerve Tank “I think all the time now that I’m Cinderella, and the clock’s about to strike midnight, and the coach turns back into a pumpkin.” 10% Nation is a show about…

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AVWAVE part 2

Two evenings of audio video performances at The Firehouse Space, curated by Chris Jordan AVWave The Firehouse Space May 18th, 8pm $10 246 Frost Street Brooklyn, NY 11211 http://www.thefirehousespace.org This is the second night of the two part series I’m organizing, bringing amazing artists in diverse media together. Justin Riley Sima VisualhornHonking + The War…

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AVWAVE part 1

Two evenings of audio video performances at The Firehouse Space, curated by Chris Jordan AVWave (part 1) The Firehouse Space May 11th, 8pm $10 246 Frost Street Brooklyn, NY 11211 Link + Merche Blasco Josh Ott + Ezekiel Honig Dok Gregory, Masha Gitin, Jeremy Slater

Unsound Festival

Unsound Festival New York at Warsaw, hosted by The Bunker/Beyond Booking Photo © Seze Devres View more photos from the event shot by Seze I did live visuals for four hours, with the musicians Zemi17, Ital, Laurel Halo, and Hieroglyphic Being. Monolake Live – The Ghosts in Surround (imbalance computer music | Berlin), video by…

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New Museum 35th Anniversary

I worked with the Bring to Light crew for the projection mapping at this prestigious gala, celebrating 35 years of the New Museum. The clerestory was mapped with projections of recent Mew Museum featured artists work.

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

Chrono Giants

Josh Goldberg and I created this interactive projection installation, Chrono Giants installation at the 2nd annual Bring to Light festival in NYC. October 2nd, near the waterfront in Greenpoint.

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.

Bring to Light 2011

I was a Technical Advisor for this illumination festival in Greenpoint. I also taught a workshop with youth poets on projection mapping, Urban Word and City Lore sponsored the poetry workshop.  

We are the Soul of the Temple

A private dance party 9pm – til late MUSIC Dok Gregory as the DJ Stellar Chic Solo, Soul Lounging Dhundee (Sugarcuts), Soulful House D_Juice (Resident DJ Winkle and Balktick), House for the Soul Zemi17 (Resident DJ TheDanger), SpaceHaus from the Soul VIDEO Installation by CJ Projections off convex mirror in a white room, spatially corrected…

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