Flood Basalt and the Guillotine

Flood Basalt and the Guillotine
Benton-C Bainbridge
1'05'' · video comp. · colour
2010 | Nashville·TN, USA
Punto y Raya Festival 2011


Music+sound by Agents Del Futuro
Pyro by Ezra Bainbridge-Powers

The imagery was created from sparklers.
The analog video processing was done with the Rutt/Etra Video Synthesizer . Digital FX and compositing done in Final Cut Pro 7 (my last video in Final Cut!)

Music by Agents del Futuro from "The Mist Hardships".

Benton-C Bainbridge
Benton-C Bainbridge

1966 | Cleveland·OH, USA

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Benton-C Bainbridge is an artist based in The Bronx and Nashville working with video as a painterly and performable medium. Benton-C’s media art is made with custom systems of his own design. He's presented video as immersive environments and live compositions across 5 continents, collaborating with scores of artists around the world.

Career highlights include "The best-attended ever Whitney Museum of American Art", Philip Morris performance with live media ensemble The Poool; analog video synth FX for TV On The Radio's "Staring at the Sun"; video design for two Beastie Boys world tours, and numerous special appearances.

Currently, Benton-C Bainbridge and choreographer/dancer Brooke Broussard are exploring visuals made by bodies and extended with technology in the "Infinite Light" project. In Xi'an, "Infinite Light" shows giant water projections at the International Horticultural Expo 2011 through October 22, 2011.

Glowing Pictures (Benton-C Bainbridge and V Owen Bush) has just concluded the fourth season of "One Step Beyond" at the American Museum of Natural History, at which they are the resident visual designers and visualists.

Lives in USA.   +info