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Hydra!

Hydra!

Controlling Space and Time with the Razer Hydra

I’ve just recently integrated another interface into my performance system: the Razer Hydra. Unlike my ANITAR, this interface is off-the-shelf. The Hydra is a gaming interface along the lines of the Nintendo Wii, but this one is magnetic. Unlike old-school magnetic interfaces I’ve used in the past, the […]

NightLife at the Academy, October 18

NightLife at the Academy, October 18

[ October 18, 2012; 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] SF in SF!
(Spontaneous Fantasia in San Francisco!)
I’ll be performing 3 shows at the California Academy of Sciences Morrison Planetarium as part of the NightLife event on October 18, 2012. This will be my first major performance in the Bay Area, and it’s at such a great new theater! I can hardly wait!
Link to NightLife Event […]

Boston Planetarium Shows

Boston Planetarium Shows

[ October 5, 2012; 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. October 6, 2012; 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] I’ll be performing at the Charles Hayden Planetarium at the Boston Museum of Science on October 5 and 6. It’s a great new theater a brand new fulldome video system. I’m looking forward to playing in this space. This will be my first New England performance!
Four Performances!
Friday, October 05, 2012   5:30 pm and 8:00 […]

Hydra!

Hydra!

Controlling Space and Time with the Razer Hydra
Another interface I’ve just recently integrated into my performance system is the Razer Hydra. Unlike my Anitar, this interface is off-the-shelf. The Hydra is a gaming interface along the lines of the Nintendo Wii, but this one is magnetic. Unlike old-school magnetic interfaces I’ve used in the past, […]

Anitar!

Anitar!

Today, August 22, 2012 marks the day the world is introduced to the
(animation guitar)

Introducing the Anitar! (animation guitar)
This is an upgrade to my classic performance console, allowing me more mobility on stage. It has all the functionality of my podium console, but in a cool form factor.
The style is fun and whimsical, but it’s completely […]

J-Walt performs with L.A. Virtuosi at Astoria Music Fest

[ June 20, 2012; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] J-Walt takes the stage with members of the Los Angeles Virtuosi, led by Olivia Tsui, as part of the 2012 Astoria Music Festival on June 20, in Astoria, Oregon.

The ensemble will perform a concert of familiar classics with the theme “The Four Seasons”. J-Walt has created animated illustrations of these pieces, and he’ll perform them […]

Planetarium VR performances at IPS 2012

[ July 24, 2012; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. July 28, 2012; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Spontaneous Fantasia in 3D with special guest Jonn Serrie
J-Walt and Jonn Serrie to perform at IPS 2012, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

On Tuesday night, July 24, a world premiere performance will take place in the LASM Pennington Planetarium as part of the International Planetarium Society’s 2012 conference. Two masters of electronic fulldome art will combine their talents […]

Easter Eggs

Happy Easter!
I made a quick short movie today for Easter, celebrating the color and whimsy of egg decorating. Here are some images from that short.
As usual with my video productions, I used my real-time performance system to create and animate each shot.

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Branching Fractal Sketches

I made these one evening in my studio in 2007. They are studies on the expressiveness of branching fractals. Each “twig” is a duplicate of the larger branch that it spouts from. I created each image by drawing a freehand shape, then selecting a branching pattern and adjusting parameters, the number of nodes, and the […]

Spontaneous Fantasia at Folsom Lake College

[ March 2, 2012; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. March 3, 2012; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. March 4, 2012; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] I’ll be performing at the Three Stages complex of Folsom Lake College, CA. Three performances, March 2,3,4. This will be my first performance in the Sacramento area, so I hope you in the neighborhood can make it! I’ll perform my grand opus The Omnicentric Universe, and a few other pieces.