Menu

Category : News

3-D Experience at the Downtown Independent

3-D Experience at the Downtown Independent

[ December 10, 2016; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] On Saturday, December 10, I’ll be performing at the 3-D theater of the Downtown Independent in Los Angeles. If you haven’t seen the way that I create and transform fluid realities, this will be a perfect introduction! All of my performances use 3-D graphics, and seeing it in stereoscopic 3-D enhances the experience.

I invite 3-D enthusiasts to […]

De Anza Planetarium shows, Nov-Dec, 2016

De Anza Planetarium shows, Nov-Dec, 2016

[ November 18, 2016; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. December 16, 2016; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Mark your calendars for the return of Spontaneous Fantasia to the Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College!

Last year, I performed holiday-themed shows for November and December, and I’m doing it again — but bigger and better than before!
Click here for tickets!
Dates:
Friday, November 18, 7pm and 8:30pm
Friday, December 16, 7pm

Australia Tour, October 2016

Australia Tour, October 2016

[ October 8, 2016; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. October 15, 2016; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. October 21, 2016; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] J-Walt is preparing to bring Spontaneous Fantasia to Australia! Thanks to the persistence of Warik Lawrance, we have three cities lined up!
Melbourne  — Brisbane — Perth
Each show will take place in a 360 immersive dome theater! We’re looking froward to sharing this amazing new art form with Australian audiences!

Here’s the tentative schedule:

October 8: Melbourne Planetarium

October 15: Brisbane Planetarium

October […]

Fort Collins, July 8

Fort Collins, July 8

[ July 8, 2016; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] I’m taking my show to Colorado at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, on July 8. I plan to surround us all with improvised creations that linger, hover, waver, dance, and vanish. Join me in this beautiful theater!
Two shows, at 7pm and 9pm.

Click here for tickets!

Boulder Colorado performance, June 18

Boulder Colorado performance, June 18

[ June 18, 2016; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] I’ll be performing at the amazing Fiske Planetarium on the University of Colorado, Boulder campus! In 2015, I performed some shows there that went amazingly well! This will be first appearance in Colorado for 2016. I’m looking forward to creating my gestural virtual worlds in this state-of-the-art 8k theater.
Click the link for tickets:
http://fiske.colorado.edu/beta/events?id=134
(Event has passed.)
See […]

Live Online Broadcast

The Spontaneous Fantasia live video stream can be watched by clicking the below YouTube link.
May 29, 9pm: J-Walt and Dean De Benedictis are guests on Alien Air Music presenting some of their music from their ongoing collaboration, while J-Walt performs his virtual worlds live. Join the live event! See the Alien Air Music site for more info about […]

J-Walt and Dean on Alien Air Music, May 29

J-Walt and Dean on Alien Air Music, May 29

[ May 29, 2016; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] J-Walt and Dean De Benedictis will be appearing on Alien Air Music on Sunday, May 29 at 8:00pm PDT. We’ll be sharing some of our recent collaborations, and talking about our process. We will be streaming this even live on YouTube, with J-Walt supplying some of his recent graphics and photography. Join us live by clicking on the below link!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULh6Jo03FP8

Origami Mind

Origami Mind

This week, I’ve been exploring symmetries and folding. I’ve implemented a technique for folding images back on themselves in an organic way. I was going to create a quick abstract video which uses this technique, but this piece unfolded and evolved instead. I developed the graphics and music over the past few days, going back and forth with […]

Shifting Cubes

Shifting Cubes

I spent an evening playing with some geometry, watching alternating rows of boxes interact with each other, as I tweaked their spacing and rotations.
It’s easy for me to work this out with my real-time system, and easy to come up with dozens of variations in a short amount of time. Here’s a gallery of some […]

Spontaneous Landscapes, March 2016

Spontaneous Landscapes, March 2016

Last week, we had an amazing show. I had the pleasure of working with two amazing musicians on this performance. Pianist Robert Thies and flutist Damjan Krajacic had created two albums of their musical collaboration, and I joined them to illustrate their music live.
We call the collaboration “Spontaneous Landscapes”, which is both a descriptive title and […]