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Lucid Dreamscapes!

Lucid Dreamscapes!

Spontaneous Fantasia is now Lucid Dreamscapes!
Please visit luciddreamscapes.com for the latest art and information.

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

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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.

(Update: Information about the event was here, but the the info is obsolete.)
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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.)
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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 […]