The all-seeing eye saw you break the speed limit on the way to your grandmother’s house. But it does not judge.
A sign changes messages: watch this space, to watch your step, to you better watch yourself.
They knew not the fate that awaited them.
Stop Thinking of Red
The football says, “I find your offense offensive, your defense holier than swiss cheese, and your punter wears sneakers from 1988.”
In my spare time, I’ve been working on videos to play with my writings and drawings in a different format. Narration, for example — you can check out my narration of 5 poems on YouTube.
Also, I had the idea of a video with a slideshow of my drawings, and the sound would be from the lobby of a museum. I went to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and sat on a bench and placed my phone, screen side down, next to me. The only recorded visual was darkness — no people.
I like that this was a sound recording of a specific time and place: Sunday, August 29, 2021, around 1 pm, for 7 minutes.
And I like how the video gives the illusion of a public space while I watch it. Not necessarily a museum, but a large space with people talking. Generic sounds from a public spot.
Please note that my drawings were not exhibited in the museum, nor am I implying the drawings belong in a museum. I was simply curious about the experience of connecting the drawings and audio.
If you want to view the video on YouTube, click here.