Get it while it’s hot – a recent music video I directed for Austero, transforming Melbourne’s Merri Creek into a slice of 1970’s Mexico. Featuring The Lone Mariachi, guest Mexican wrestlers, creekside fly-bys and a giant chihuahua… More photos + … Continue reading →
Music video for ‘The Mexican Music man, featuring El Mariachi” by Austero, from the album Abismo (Westwood recordings). An Aussie slice of Mexico, alongside Merri Creek, Melbourne. Directed by Jean Poole. Cinematography, editing and visual effects by Jean Poole.
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Reich I + II – Cleverhorse Directed, edited + filmed in County Limerick, Ireland by Jean Poole ( http://skynoise.net/projects ) Cleverhorses’ 2nd album, “50:fifty” was released in December 2016, through Jazzhead records.
Ok, ENESS – you had me at ‘projection mapped kinetic sculpture’. The Creation Cinema – seen above, is now installed at the Melbourne Museum as part of First Peoples, an exhibition celebrating ‘the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.’ It’s a gorgeous … Continue reading →
Above : more proof that Space Is The Place…. at least when it comes to Mexi-Australian tropical bass genres. That’s the fruits of a few quick projection and filming sessions with the Cumbia Cosmonauts, featuring custom graphics made by the CC VJ … Continue reading →
Apologies if you’ve arrived in search of Tobin Tax discussions (a tax on market speculation proposed by Nobel Laureate James Tobin as a way of managing exchange-rate volatility..). Here we have only a murky swamp of audiovisual performance questions, all of them generated … Continue reading →
Aphex Twin played in Melbourne recently, which also meant a chance to catch the pixel mutations of his regular tour VJ, Weirdcore. After a summer of stage screens saturated with glossy, void-of-personality motion graphics templates, it was refreshing to catch live tour visuals … Continue reading →
Riding a bicycle downhill to the studio today – with blues skies all around – really felt like spring arriving. Winter seems to take longer to leave Melbourne than anywhere else in Australia, which is maybe why there’s so many … Continue reading →
Whether it’s the economic downturn, your choice of looming eco-pocalypses or just a desire for healthy food, there’s plenty of reasons why interest in growing your own food has recently skyrocketed. Guerrilla Gardening ‘Anyone interested in the war against neglect … Continue reading →
Not Quite Art has returned to ABC TV with another cracker of a series. Once again, host Marcus Westbury dons the curatorial rubber gloves and unearths an eccentric and engaging medley of characters and practices. Should probably include a disclaimer … Continue reading →
What with the United States economy imploding, their upcoming election, and various court cases and controversies to palm off, it was surprising to see Sarah Palin had time to visit the fringes of Melbourne on the weekend, to pal around … Continue reading →
“People doing strange things with electricity” – describes both the activities of global tech mischiefmakers Dorkbot, and how people are using the net increasingly as a means to organising meet-ups for like-minded enthusiasts. Latest group in the Dorkbot franchise? Dorkbot … Continue reading →
Alien comic anthropologists landing in Oz would soon gravitate to Melbourne, home of the infamous ‘Silent Army’ crew of comic artists, animators, stencillers, sticker-makers, public art-ists and visual inventors. There they would find evidence of much Silent Army shenanigans : … Continue reading →
Hypnotism and jellyfish have more in common than most people realise. Discovered this being recently seduced by a sunset snorkel, but my freewill(y) knew it was surface time when I was overwhelmed with desire for a cheesecake seeming to bob … Continue reading →
Like the erotic airbrushed art found under fibreglass skateboards of decades gone by, the humble computer game is finally getting the cultural recognition it deserves. Indeed as we roll into an increasingly mediatised world, Rebecca Cannon from Some Underground Machine … Continue reading →