"David Ellis lives and works in Brooklyn; where his "motion paintings" travel through time like music, where beats are orchestrated and performed on "drum paintings" stretched and tuned to bass, snare, etc. and played via analog drum machines propelled by air, where player pianos meet SP1200s meet improvisational wild style sign painting."
This short was selected by ONEDOTZERO and screened
as a part of the international program "terrain 09".
A music video about a man trapped in a dream. His world, consisting of "plattenbauten" (buildings made with precast concrete slabs) begins to fall apart...
We have created a system in which it is simply impossible to live...
"Hear us then: we know.
You are our enemy(...)
We shall put you in front of a good wall and shoot you
With a good bullet from a good gun and bury you
With a good shovel in the good earth."
The Interrogation of the Good_Bertold Brecht
"Cutting Ice To Snow"
From the album Parades
Directed by Jeremiah Zagar
Produced by Jeremy Yaches
Cinematography by Erik Messerschmidt
Edited by Adam Saewitz & Angshuman Ghosh
Title Design by Jonah Birns
Featuring deleted footage and alternate takes from the award-winning documentary "In A Dream." The film premiered on HBO2 on August 19th, 2009.