The Attitude of Eachother

Oh, Still.

Posted in Uncategorized by Michael Atallah on December 12, 2011

Dan Knishkowy is a philosophy student at Hamilton college. I met him at the Angel Deradoorian show at the Opus café. Hamilton College. He opened up for her. This clip was shot somewhere in the grey area between Clinton and Utica New York. 25 degrees, hands numb and snow trickling down. Enjoy.

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Italo Disco & Microchips

Posted in Uncategorized by Michael Atallah on November 18, 2011

A commissioned project led me to a computer factory in Upstate NY. This is a basic montage extracted from the longer film.

Don’t have to mean anything.

Posted in Uncategorized by Michael Atallah on October 19, 2010

I came across this interview not long ago through a friend up mine in the Bay Area. With respect to how furniture music shaped the way I see and approach my art, a slight re-interpretation resulted. I did not, by any means, shoot or interview this enigmatic genius: John Cage. I just needed to see it with one more element and I’m glad to share it with you.

http://player.vimeo.com/video/15976322?color=ff0179
It was back in 2001 when I introduced to his work through a play he wrote titled AN ALPHABET – performed on the UC Berkeley Campus Zellerbach Auditorium. Consequently I turned on to the work of Erik Satie and Marcel Duchamp who, in the early 20th century, coined the term “furniture music”.