Category: Video

Music Video: Wytold and Christylez Bacon (2014)

Wytold and Christylez talked to me about doing a music video for a collaborative piece they had performed in their shows. We talked about the creative approach and story. They had access to the mansion at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland, a truly awesome space. Wytold […]

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Spaces: Bhairavi Beatbox in Blagden (feat. Christylez Bacon and Niṣṭha Raj)

It’s always a pleasure to work with one of my favorite collaborators on earth, Christylez Bacon. When I was heavily working on my webseries/docuseries, The Angle, I had to do several impromptu pieces featuring his talents. He and Nistha had been working on a number […]

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The Actor – feat. Clayton LeBouef (2011)

One of my favorite folks on this spherical rock we call earth is Clayton LeBouef. He’s not only an award winning and actor, he’s a playwright, screenwriter, historian, educator, mentor, archivist and humanitarian. I so enjoy the time we spend either talking on the phone […]

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Living Legacy: Interview with E. Ethelbert Miller (2011)

E. Ethelbert Miller is a literary activist. He is the board chairperson of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). He is a board member of The Writer’s Center and editor of Poet Lore magazine. Since 1974, he has been the director of the African American […]

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Spaces: The Question

This “Spaces” segment is dedicated to the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) in New York City. I spent several weeks documenting and witnessing first hand the critical work this non-profit organization performs, touching the lives of those returning from prison, their families and society at […]

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Spaces: Heavenly City Steps feat. “So Long Heaven” by Ben Shannon (2012)

Steps of PittsburghExplore Pittsburgh’s Many Steps & Staircases By Albrecht Powell, About.com Guide (pittsburgh.about.com/od/about_pittsburgh/a/steps.htm) While located at the point of three intersecting rivers, the city of Pittsburgh is also uniquely surrounded by hills – and lots of them. The city, in the words of newspaper […]

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The Angle: Entrepreneurial Activism with Busboys & Poets (2011)

Busboys and Poets is a community gathering place. First established in 2005 Busboys and Poets was created by owner Anas “Andy” Shallal, an Iraqi-American artist, activist and restaurateur. After opening, the flagship location at 14th and V Streets, NW (Washington DC), the neighboring residents and […]

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Victor Ekpuk: A picture is a Thousand Words (2012)

I spent a couple hours talking to and filming the incomparable Victor Ekpuk at his studio in Washington, DC. He knows what he’s doing and does it like no other. The central theme of my work is the exploration of the relationships, challenges and responses […]

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The Angle – Christylez Bacon (2011)

I enjoyed profiling one of my favorite humans on earth, Christylez Bacon. He ‘s larger than life if you ever get a chance to meet and know him. He is quite the “renaissance man” as his skills and interests span the spectrum of creativity. My […]

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2008: Interview with Sam Gilliam and Ethelbert Miller

I was hired by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, to film a video component for their monthly magazine 2008-2009. It was a valuable experience meeting those in the DC art’s community, and learning more creative techniques around conceptualizing and performing a creative […]

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