Notes – Dao Strom music video at Satsop Nuclear Power Plant by Roland Dahwen Wu

Last week, we filmed a music video for Dao Strom at the Satsop Nuclear Power Plant in Washington state. Director of photography: Edward P. Davee. Sound recordist and engineer: sidony o'neal. Music and producer: Dao Strom. Very special thanks to Kyle Macdonald. 

Filmed with the Arri Alexa and Ursa Mini.

Notes – Field Day #2 (home school + Cooley Gallery) by Roland Dahwen Wu

thanks to manuel arturo abreu, Stephanie Snyder, Kevin Holden, Victoria, Steven, the Cooley Gallery, and everyone involved in home school's FIELD DAY #2 that happened yesterday. 

i gave a workshop on hospitality and the limits of cinema.

Screen Shot 2018-06-21 at 7.49.08 PM.png
IMG_5694.JPG

Notes – claire berrera performance by Roland Dahwen Wu

June 15, 16, 17 — I'm showing a video as part of claire berrera's performance at New Expressive Works. claire has been in residence at N.E.W. and will be presenting work the next three days.

INFO

Screen Shot 2018-06-14 at 6.49.40 PM.png
Screen Shot 2018-06-14 at 6.50.02 PM.png

Notes – upcoming events by Roland Dahwen Wu

A few upcoming events:

I'll be showing a short video as part of claire berrera's performance at New Expressive Works, June 15, 16, and 17.

Also, I'm giving a workshop as part of Home school at the Cooley Gallery. June 23.

Special thanks to claire, Stephanie, and manny for these opportunities.

Notes – Oregon Media Arts Fellowship by Roland Dahwen Wu

I'm grateful to receive the Oregon Media Arts Fellowship for 2018. On June 10, from 1-3pm, there will be a presentation of the four recipients and our past and future work at the Whitsell Auditorium. The fellowship I received will offset production costs for our forthcoming film Borrufa. Many thanks to the NW Film Center, Ben Popp, Oregon Arts Commission, and the Oregon Community Foundation for supporting our work.

Notes – de-canon photography exhibit by Roland Dahwen Wu

Yesterday we installed the de-canon photography exhibit – part of de-canon's residency – and tomorrow (Saturday, May 12) will be the opening reception. 

Featuring the skillful and beautiful work of Intisar Abioto, Vincent Trinh, and Dao Strom.

The exhibit and library installation will be in place through July 28, 2018.

de-canon-may12photo-exhibit-flyer.jpg
IMG_5482.JPG
IMG_5505.JPG

Notes – FIELD THEORIES by Roland Dahwen Wu

Presentation of FIELD THEORIES (poems and videos) with Samiya Bashir at PCC Cascade. Special thanks to Samiya and Christopher Rose. 

IMG_5497.JPG

Notes – screening @ 5th Avenue Cinema by Roland Dahwen Wu

On May 19th, we'll be screening HAFT-SEEN at Portland State University's 5th Avenue Cinema.
We'll also show new works by Jonathan Raissi, Stacey Tran, and myself. 
Screening followed by Q&A, moderated by Takahiro Yamamoto.
Special thanks to Craig Epplin.

May 19
7-9pm
510 SW Hall Street
Portland, Oregon
97201

haft_seen_5thave_flyer.jpg

Notes – de-canon photography exhibit by Roland Dahwen Wu

As part of de-canon's residency, I'll be showing work in a photography exhibit May 12 – July 28, 2018. 

Photographs by Intisar Abioto, Vincent Trinh, Dao Strom, and myself.

Opening reception Saturday, May 12, 6–8pm
Artists' Milepost 8155 NE Oregon St, Portland OR

de-canon-may12photo-exhibit-flyer.jpg

Notes – HAFT-SEEN interview in diaCRITICS by Roland Dahwen Wu

Becky Win interviewed Stacey Tran, Jonathan Raissi and I about our short film «HAFT-SEEN» and it was published in diaCRITICS. Special thanks to Dao Strom, the editor at diaCRITICS for the introduction and for publishing this interview.

Link to interview

Screen Shot 2018-04-19 at 11.09.31 PM.png

Notes – PICA's Creative Exchange Lab by Roland Dahwen Wu

I'm fortunate to be an artist in residence at PICA's Creative Exchange Lab. On Tuesday, I presented some work:

«We are all the production line (part VI)»
Two-channel film. 8mm. Cassette tape and digital audio.
2018. 7 minutes.

 Photo by Roy Perez

Photo by Roy Perez

Notes – screening @ S1 by Roland Dahwen Wu

On Thursday, April 5, at S1, I'll be screening some new work, WE ARE ALL THE PRODUCTION LINE (part V), as well as an except from HAFT-SEEN.

Part of an event celebrating Stacey Tran's new book SOAP FOR THE DOGS.

20180405_S1.jpg

Notes – «Ojos del Sol» in Portland Music Video Festival by Roland Dahwen Wu

Y La Bamba's «Ojos del Sol» music video, made with Luz Elena Mendoza and a bunch of generous and talented folks, has been selected for the Portland Music Video Festival on March 7th at the Hollywood Theatre. Luz and I will do a Q&A after the screening. The festival starts at 7:30pm.

PMVF_Laurels_HiRes.jpg

Notes – «Field Theories» featured in Cascadia Magazine by Roland Dahwen Wu

Three poems from Samiya Bashir are featured in Cascadia Magazine, along with the video we made together with keyon gaskin, and several still frames from the six «Field Theories» videos.

Link to article and video

 

Screen Shot 2018-02-23 at 10.23.12 AM.png
Screen Shot 2018-02-23 at 10.23.27 AM.png

Notes – Dao Strom featured on OPB by Roland Dahwen Wu

Dao Strom's work is featured on OPB's Oregon Art Beat, including a few videos that she and I worked on together. 

Link to article and video

Notes – with Takahiro Yamamoto for 'ICONIC' show by Roland Dahwen Wu

Takahiro Yamamoto and I created a video for last week's ICONIC show – a fundraiser for Linda Austin's Performance Works Northwest. INFO

Screen Shot 2017-11-09 at 1.03.41 PM.png

Notes – «Field Theories» in OPB State of Wonder by Roland Dahwen Wu

Samiya Bashir's poetry and book Field Theories is featured on OPB's State of Wonder, along with video that I made with Samiya and keyon gaskin. Listen to some excerpts from Samiya's book and her interview:

Link to article

Notes – «Flower Diatribe #1» for Dao Strom in Poetry Northwest by Roland Dahwen Wu

Dao Strom's piece «Flower Diatribe #1» is featured in Poetry Northwest, along with the video we made together. Words and voice by Dao Strom, sound by Barry Brusseau, video by Roland Dahwen Wu.

Link to article