'Project' => 'Design video for the American premier of Karola Obermüller and Peter Gilbert’s opera, 3 x 3 = ∞, in collaboration with the stage director, Copeland Woodruff.',
'Challenges' => 'In one month’s time, design, film, and implement a video design to act as a visual landscape throughout the hour-long opera, bringing together live, pre-recorded, and historical footage in order to develop themes of the production. Manage all of the technical aspects as well: routing a signal from any of three cameras to a computer, and from the computer out to five TVs and a projector.',
'Solutions' => 'I filmed mock ‘investigative reporting’ clips (think Geraldo Rivera meets Blair Witch Project) as well as abstract footage, such as TV static with faces that fade in and out of the screen. I also researched and sought out historical videos dealing with 1950’s escapism, atrocities of war, and the demonization of the ‘other.’ I selected clips from many different periods of United States history in order bring the issues of the Holocaust (as remembered by the protagonist) across time and into today’s world. I programmed a sequence of cues into Isadora, a program designed to provide interactive control over digital media and operated the video design live, during performances, by using keys on a keyboard, routing video signals via an analog/digital video converter and a vertical interval matrix switcher.'
'Awards' => ' First place in the professional category of the National Opera Association’s annual production competition for 2009-2010.', );