The Garden Shaman Video Clips

Below are some excerpts from The Garden Shaman visual movement poem directed, conceived and performed by Eli Acheson-Elmassry. I was responsible for the filming and the Video Production of this piece. See Also: The Garden Shaman and The Garden Shaman – Reflection. https://www.eliacheson.com/the-garden-shaman

The Garden Shaman

Update – April 2019: Having completed this project I have retrospectively considered the lessons I have learned as a result of this experience. These considerations are recorded in The Garden Shaman – Reflection. Some video clips from the final piece are located here. During November 2018 the artist Eli Acheson-Elmassry contacted me with an invitation to produce a video piece for a new piece of work.  The Garden Shaman provides a metaphor for the connection that the garden has with the cyclical nature of life and death. The natural processes that occur in the garden along with the assistance we…

Low Residency – Day 6 & 7 – Collaboration

On the first day we were divided into random groups and given a brief to reflect upon. Responding to local architecture and landscape. Explore the edgelands, the permanent and the meanwhile. React to Change Trace History Imagine the Future Build Fictions. Our group spent some time discussing what interests us the most and what seemed to be most apparent was the overwhelming sense of information that we all perceived around the centre of Peckham. Whilst in the centre of Peckham we were aware of several shops that we closing down and one in particular, Iceland had removed all of the…

Pontio: Syria Art Collaboration

Nov 2018: Update: Unfortunately I was unsuccessful on this occasion, however the panel did pass on this message to me which instilled some hope for the future. The panel wishes to share the following feedback: Although this artist is early career, it was a strong application outlining a relevant and appropriate approach to the project. However, we received several strong applications which allowed us to explore pairing different artists together, and in the event the panel decided to award the commission to the collaboration they felt would offer the greatest potential. October 2018: I decided to apply for the Syria…

Creative Flow

Recently I met Kate Roberts, a student from Chester University who is completing an MA in Creative Processes and I agreed to be interviewed by her whilst driving my car, so as to produce some video material that can help her with her remit on Creative Flow. I could envisage this being an ideal opportunity to reflect on my own creative practice with someone else who has a similar background in the Creative World. On the 5th November 2016 we embarked upon our journey in the car, with a dash cam that I had set up recording our conversation on…