8static 2F - November 2012 Photos
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8static 2F November 10th, 2012 at PhilaMOCA Full Set a Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157632170077249 music: Animal Style (PHL) exileFaker (NYC) Dream Fox (STL) visuals: noteNdo (NYC) Preshow SKGB – No-Input Mixing and Creative Use of Distortion Dream Fox exileFaker Animal Style

8static 2E - October 2012
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8static 2E October 13th, 2012 4th Anniversary Show!! My full Flickr Set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157631957774315 music: Bit Shifter (NYC) Radlib (CT) an0va (PHL) Nikola Whallon (DET) visuals: NO CARRIER (NYC) Chromacle (PHL) Animal Style (PHL) 8static Alumni Showcase One hour of music by 12 veteran 8static performers plus surprises!! animal style – cheap dinosaurs AdamGetsAwesome – kris keyser bubblyfish – ro-bear br1ght pr1mate – chipocrite alex mauer – inverse phase saint – exilefaker

8static 2D - September 2012
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8static 2D September 22nd, 2012 music: Danimal Cannon (BUF) Trey Frey (WV) Oven Rake (SEA) visuals: Animal Style (PHL) Pre-Show The real-time rendering of game engines opens up possibilities for audiovisual performance. Game art duo Foci + Loci will present an examination of their work process in Little Big Planet 2 providing an opportunity for participants to collectively build and perform in a simulated environment. Flickr Set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157631686231660/ Oven Rake

8static 2C - August 2012
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8static 2C August 4th, 2012 music: Chipocrite (PHL) Bright Primate (BOS) Smiletron(TEN) visuals: CHiKA (NYC) Pre-Show Rhythm & Groove with LSDJ – Daniel Davis (an0va) Flickr Set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157631041916158/ smiletron BR1GHT PR1MATE Chipocrite

8static 2B @ PhilaMOCA
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8static 2B July 14th, 2012 @ PhilaMOCA music: Bubblyfish (NYC) Dain Saint (PHL) Watabou (MI) visuals: Invaderbacca (NY) Pre Show Intro to Deflemask with The Dutchess Flickr Set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157630808535010/ Watabou Dain Saint Bubblyfish

ERASERHOOD FOREVER: A David Lynch-themed celebration
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ERASERHOOD FOREVER: A David Lynch-themed celebration @ philaMOCA I went out to see a David Lynch inspired art event at PhilaMOCA, it was a packed out and missed some of the earlier events but got to see the performances of Void Vision and Full Blown Cherry. Along with this a Mural by Evan Cairo was painted on the side of PhilaMOCA! Flickr Set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157630698715086 ERASERHOOD Mural by Evan Cairo Full Blown Cherry

Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture Race 2012
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Back in May I went down to the Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture race, it was another great race! The pace seemed to have picked in comparison to years past. My favorite sculpture was Loose Canon! You can find out more about this event at, http://www.kineticbaltimore.com/ This years Flickr Set, http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157630348983174/ Previous Years Photos 2010 –http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157624167740136/ 2009 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157617704372492/ Loose Cannon Rumspringa El PLATYPUS

Scotland Vacation!
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I was able to take a vacation in Scotland and saw many sites, saw a many lovely vistas, got lucky with the weather. Took some great pictures. The 280 Image Flickr Set, http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157630185196924 Glencoe Glenfinnan Viaduct Jedburgh Abbey

Blipfestival 2012 - Day 3
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Blipfestival 2012 – Day 3 @ Gramercy Theater Day 3 brought another amazing Blipfestival to a close! I had a amazing exhausting 3 days of great music, great visuals and great friends! There were performances by, Burnkit2600 NO CARRIER deadbeatblast FlashHeart enso Danimal Cannon CHiKA Monodeer Batsly Adams Infinity Shred Jean Y. Kim Dr. Von Pnok Chromacle MisfitChris enso Full Blipfestival Flickr set at, http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157629939248474 deadbeatblast FlashHeart Danimal Cannon Infinity Shred

Blipfestival 2012 - Day 2
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Blipfestival 2012 – Day 2 @ Gramercy Theater : | kREW Β· mikrosopht & the p.irateship (guest visualist) WizwarsΒ· Jean Y. Kim Kris Keyser Β· enso Pulselooper Β· Chromacle Bit Shifter Β· Batsly Adams Omodaka Graffiti Monsters Β· NO CARRIER Radlib Β· CHiKA I also took pictures of the Chiptography Book launch party http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157629919520704/ Full Blipfestival Flickr set at, http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157629921241146/ Kris Keyser Graffiti Monsters Omodaka

Blipfestival 2012 - Day 1
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Blipfestival 2012 – Day 1@ Gramercy Theater I had an awesome first night at blipfestival saw music and visuals from all the following amazing artists, and it was was only day 1! exileFaker Β· Batsly Adams shitbird Β· enso Zen Albatross Β· Chromacle Chipocrite Β· CHiKA minusbaby y Su 8-Hit Combo Β· mikrosopht & the p.irateship (guest visualist) Nullsleep Β· NO CARRIER Kodek Β· Jean Y. Kim George & Jonathan

8static 29 - May 19 2012
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8static 29 May 19th, 2012 7:00pm music: Minusbaby (NYC) (with a surprise appearance with an0va and Chipocrite) Bubblegum Octopus(NJ) Chip’s Challenge (NY) visuals: VBLANK (PA) Pre Show This month’s workshop features Marjorie Becker, also known as Chiptography! She’ll be giving a presentation about her years experience documenting chip music performances as the Blip Festival’s unofficial photographer. She’ll also have copies of her first photography book, Blip Festival | New York City | Five Years available for pre-order!

Philadelphia photowalk March 2012
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I had just purchased my new Canon 5dmkII and wanted to give it a good work out. So I want on a walk on a lovely day to take pictures around Philadelphia. It was St. Patricks Day there was some shenanigans around town with people celebrating the holiday. Full Flickr Set, http://www.flickr.com/photos/su1droot/sets/72157629747932114)