Had a great time on the road with Pop-Up Magazine in September and October. This was the most ambitious project yet from Pop-Up. In the old days, it was just a one-night event in San Francisco. Then a while back we did three cities. This time it was a full-on, seven city cross country tour…. Read more »
Posts By: Chloe Zimmerman
I’m thrilled to screen The Measure of All Things in London on August 26th as part of David Byrne’s Meltdown Festival. The Talking Heads were a huge part of my adolescence, and in recent years I’ve come to really admire David Byrne for his creativity, the broad range of his interests, and the obvious hard work… Read more »
My old friend Rebecca Solnit recently wrote a mini-essay about my work. Rebecca’s one of my all-time favorite writers, so it’s a real honor to have her so articulately express many of the thoughts and feelings around live cinema that inspire me. To read, click here.
I did a new short piece about Louis Armstrong at Pop-Up Magazine in San Francisco recently. The show was at the fantastic Davies Symphony Hall – completely sold out. I had worked hard on the piece – it was far more ambitious in its craft than anything I’d done before – and was happy it… Read more »
My old friend Brent Green and I premiered a new live cinema program recently at the Parrish Museum in the Hamptons. A while back Brent suggested that we do an evening together of our short live film-music pieces. Brent is an animator and has been making fantastic live cinema for many years. I’m a big… Read more »
A while back, a guy named Ian Daniel got in touch with me about doing an interview for a website he manages called Extended Play. He’d seen The Measure of All Things at the Kitchen and the piece resonated with him. Ian recently sent the finished interview to me, and I have to say, it’s… Read more »
I did a TED talk in Vancouver recently. It was about Louis Armstrong and the thousands of hours of audio tapes that he recorded over the years. I hadn’t known, but Armstrong was a huge taper – he taped himself talking and hanging out with people. The tapes are bawdy – lots of talk about… Read more »