Super 16mm Color film finished on HD, Experimental Music & Dance Film, 16 minutes, 2012
Saturated colors, euphoric music, and ecstatic dance choreography fail to engage an immobilized public. FANFARE for MARCHING BAND follows the antics of a ragtag musical militia, as they embark on an inept invasion through a parallel universe where their exuberant music is out of sync and unheard. FANFARE for MARCHING BAND features choreography by Peter Carpenter, and music by the notorious circus punk marching band Mucca Pazza.
16mm Color film, Experimental Documentary, 76 minutes, 2010
The complexities of a mother's sacrifice are discovered, as Eleanore, at age 91, and her developmentally disabled son Ronnie face separation and life transformation after 64 years of loving companionship and daily ritual in their modest Pennsylvania farmhouse.
2007, 16mm Color film on Digital Beta, 24 minutes
Experimental Performance Film
Pilfering from the traditions of vaudeville, dance and performance art, Trevor Martin and Kym Olsen slip from monologue to dance, trousers to dresses, female to male, in a collection of 29 related incidents. A Heretic's Primer on Love & Exertion examines a complex social psychology - questioning the colonization of the human body for various political, medical and religious agendas.
2007, Multi-screen Performance Video Installation
Two sections of three minutes each
A collaboration with Morganville (Trevor Martin & Kym Olsen)
Twenty dances performed to Sophie Tucker’s recording of ‘Hula Lou’.
2002, Digital Video, 11 minutes, Experimental,
Co-directed by Hiroshi McDonald-Mori
A study on virtual breeding farms & the ethics of digital replication.
2001, 16mm Color film, 15 minutes, Experimental
An ecstatic ceremonial dance for performers and camera.
1999, 16mm Color film, 6 minutes, Experimental, Co-directed by Joseph Ravens
A collaboration with performance artist Joseph Ravens, who delivers morbid poetry about human anatomy and the search for immortality.
1997, 16mm Black & White film, 13 minutes, Experimental
Combining Japanese Butoh dance with psychological imagery and choreographed cinematography. 'Curtain of Eyes' is an experimental film shot in Japan with Katsura Kan & The Saltimbanques dance troupe.