electronic media artist


Short, epistolary videos created for social media from 2008 to present

(List in progress)


Arrival of the House Martin


May 28, 2024

Camera: Xiaomi 14 Ultra at 120fps

Loop & a Natural Way to End

Sara D. Roosevelt Garden

Feb 06, 2024

Scored to a 78rpm shellac recording of footsteps running with street noise in the background.

Retro walking, more than just a silly walk, may have a host of health and mental benefits, plus improve gait and balance and motivate you to step outside your comfort zone.


Outside Scented Rose Garden, Rapperswil

Jan 01, 2024

Happy New Year from Rapperswil. Saltating oak leaves caught on my way to buy dough on Dec 31, 2023. Behind the wall lies the scented rose garden for the visually impaired. On Jan 01, 2024, aired «Gone with the Wind…» Great joy in small things in 2024.

(New Year’s post on social media)


Sara D. Roosevelt Park, New York City

Oct 03, 2023

Thoughts of Pierre Agostini, Ferenc Krausz and Anne L’Huillier, the three physicists who were just awarded the Nobel Prize for developing attosecond pulses of light which allow to explore the frame-by-frame movement of electrons.

Flood Run in Circles

Sara D. Roosevelt Park, New York City

Sept 29, 2023

Street TV Unplugged

Suffolk, North of Grand Street, New York City

Sept 21 2023

Taking to the Sky


Mar 27, 2023

Intermezzo on Allen Street

Lower East Side, New York

Jan 15, 2023

Having just returned to New York and walking to my studio, I found this a very nice welcome back. Part 1 scored to generic «mood music», part 2 with 42nd Street & Broadway New York City traffic noises, both from 1960 78rpm records.

Occurrence on Allen Street

Lower East Side, New York

Feb 05, 2022

When I saw this, lodged next to a bench on Allen Street Walkway, I debated whether to bother for my camera in the knapsack (my cellphone in the hands of custom for clearance). I'm glad I did and was able to capture this accidental spectacle.

Dusk Congregation on the Old Oak Tree

Knie’s Kinderzoo, Rapperswil

Jan 17, 2022


Simulation of Someone Nervously Looking

Around a Stranger’s Room

Jan 01, 2022

On the wall «The Blue Boy» (c. 1770) by Th. Gainsborough, on the floor «Girl with Jar,» a figure by Alphons Wiss (1880-1942). Scored by Weber's «Oberon Overture» by the Orchester Staatsoper Berlin conducted by Leo Blech (1926).

The Artist’s Studio as Encryption Lab - Allen Rock

Nov 01, 2020

This hewn rock originally appeared on Allen Street walkway several weeks ago. Sometimes, it stands upright, sometimes, it lies on the side. 

Who dropped it here? Where does it come from? What purpose did it serve? 

Around the same time, NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has been drilling into a rock to collect samples that would be taken to earth. Back here on terrestrial Allen Street, I made a series of photographs of the rock and turned them into a photogrammetric 3d computer model, placed in the northwest corner of my studio and framed by two brick walls from the Mamaroneck railroad station. In my animation, the stone stands in a puddle formed by rain from tropical storm Ida. I found the picture of the shark in my archives, a texture I had used in a CGI entitled «Prehistory». The shredded pieces of canvas, signed Balthus, is a still from a video, documenting the press presentation of a newly discovered painting by Balthus, a girl playing Diablo, at the Musée Jenisch in Vevey in 2001. I happened to be present. The painting consequently appears in «Luminous Point» an interactive memory play staged in a 3D model of my tenement apartment. It stands on a chair in the backroom, facing a scale replica of the burning Hindenburg airship, a disaster that occurred on May 6, 1937, in Manchester Township, New Jersey.

Paul Hindemith’s «Kleine Kammermusik, op.24, no.2» is played by the L.A. Wind Quintet, from a 1941 shellac recording.

Red Shift Privacy Screen

Sara D. Roosevelt Park, New York

Jan 11, 2021

On privacy screens, pedestrian cable protectors, A-barricades & other items for crowd control

Ghost Parade

Chrystie Street, New York

Sept 24 2020

The helicopters high up in the night sky preceded the shouting, chanting and drumming of a few hundred people who protested the Breonna Taylor decision …

Knockout Boxing with a Ghost Upstairs

Sara D. Roosevelt Park, New York

James "Buster" Douglas Knockout Boxing - Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, ending with Fred Astaire's Ghost Upstairs.

2020 - A Space Swept Clean

Sara D. Roosevelt Park, New York

Aug 20, 2020

2020 - A space swept clean to the tune of Daisy Bell. Composed by Harry Dacre in 1892, this version was sung in 1961 by the IBM 7094, the first computer to sing. Daisy Bell is also the swan song of Hal 9000 in Stanley Kubrick's Space Odyssey.


Sara D. Roosevelt Park, New York

Jul 22, 2020

Evenrain, to the tune of Rossini's William Tell Overture part 2 The Storm, played by the Royal Albert Hall Orchestra, recorded in 1915.

Walk on Allen Street

Allen Street, New York

Jul 19, 2020

A warped timeline of US immigration acts

Fay - A Tropical Storm

Lower East Side to China Town, New York

Jul 11, 2020

On my way to the studio during the storm - a dramatization ...

Boogie Woogie Upstairs by "Cake" Wichard, recorded in 1949.


Sara D. Roosevelt Park, New York

Jul 04, 2020

Someday I may find a trail that leads me to the land where dreams come true. Painting pretty pictures of tomorrow, that is all I do ...

Robert Olsen, tenor, recorded in 1928

Hymn to the Night

Sara D. Roosevelt Park, New York

Jul 03, 2020

Henry Wadsworth's poem read by Donald Crisp, 

published Dec 12, 1945

Sporting Life - with Eileen Fowler

Sara D. Roosevelt Park, New York

Jun 30, 2020

What Have You to Show for Picking?

Chrystie Street, New York 

Jun 29, 2020

Music from Edward R. Murrow's 1960 Harvest of Shame, a documentary about the plight of migrant workers.

Essential Industries & Workers - the Painter

Bowery & Grand Street, New York

Apr 17, 2020

Artist, painter & owner of an automobile

Essential Industries and Workers III

Chrystie & Delancey Street, New York, 

Apr 16, 2020

Men in hazmat suits.

Continuous traffic noise from an undated shellac recording.

The Sporting Life

Sara Delano Roosevelt Park

New York

May 02, 2020

Raid on the Park

Sara Delano Roosevelt Park

New York

Apr 01, 2020

1953 shellac recording by Jimmy Coe & his Gay Cats of Rhythm

Visions dans la Fumée - Visions of Smoke

Sara Delano Roosevelt Park

New York

Mar 27, 2020, 16:40 & 19:00

View from my studio.

Visions dans la Fumée  sung by soprano Lucienne Boyer & Orchestra, published 1930.

Sunday in the Park

Sara Delano Roosevelt Park

New York

Mar 22, 2020, 16:40

Once upon a time in the East …

Eternal Public

Sara Delano Roosevelt Park

New York

Mar 20, 2020, 16:39 & 18:36

Various exercises in social distancing, seen from my atelier window .

Eternal Secret, the score, performed by the Victor Salon Orchestra, published 1925-03-18.


40°50'36"N 0°39'14"E 268m


 Jan 01, 2020, 20:43 PM

The swift erosion of a crater through human intervention


40°50'36"N 0°39'14"E 268m


 Dec 31, 2019

Social Media post of 2020 wishes, shot with a Dobby drone.

Score William Tell Overture - part 2, by G. Rossini, performed by Sodero's Band, recording date 1917

2020 - Blooper

40°50'36"N 0°39'14"E 268m


 Dec 30, 2019

My venerable Dobby cam crashed, was then salvaged from the depths of the cistern on Dec 30 ... flew and shot the 2020 wishes video the next day ...


Velvet Hotel 1928, 8 Gawad Housny, Al Fawalah, 

Cairo, Egypt.

 Sept 11, 2019, 10:43 AM

Emmy Destinn sings, rec. Feb 25, 1914

Noon Dance

Rapperswil, 2019

Noon dance to a theme by Max Goberman

An Autocrat’s Deposition?

New York, 2019

Apparent sign of the imminent deposition of an autocrat - just a trick of the eye …

Alma Gluck sings "L'Heure Exquise" while Boris Stanfield reminisces about Lenin

Dave Apollon & His Orchestra Play Zigiunerweisen

New York, 2019

Dave Apollon & his Orchestra play Zigiunerweisen - a medley. July 18, 2018, Allen & Stanton Street, New York

Aquatic Life - Oh Dry Those Tears

Rapperswil & New York

May 25 & Jun 01, 2019

Arthur Pryor, trombone, 1907-08

Raising the American Flag

New York, 2019

Raising the American Flag - the 1969 landing on the Moon repurposed

And Prof. D. Wormser Plays the Zither …

Ludlow Street, New York

May 05, 2019


A home-made case of time travel.

Instrument of Darkness - a study

Ludlow Street, New York

May 05, 2019


The instruments of darkness tell us truths.

William Shakespeare, 'Macbeth' (1606), act 1, scene 3, l. 123

Vicissitudes of Sanctitude

East 5th Street, New York

Jul 2018 

Sighted in the backyard garden of Swiss actress Linda Geiser;

the soundtrack In the silence of the morning sunrise by Agitation Free.of SanctitudeNew York, 2019

Matrix :: Re-loaded

2nd Ave, 14th Street | New York, 2017 

Matrix :: re-loaded - intermittent signage

The Albizia Julibrissin :: Ever Beautiful

Ludlow Street | New York

July 07, 2017


Ludlow Street, New York

Nov 11, 2016

1971 Wimbleton Finals - 2016 replay

New York, 2016

Smarter Way to 2015

Bus 31, Zurich

Dec  31 2015

Smartphones, a new study finds, are forcing us to use our thumbs to convey season's greetings in novel ways and reshaping the way our brains respond to touch.

Helvetic Idyl #01

Behind the Swiss Federal Parliament, Bern,

09 13, 2015

Fare Dodger

Swiss train

Jun 05, 2015 

Art Core Hazards

159 Ludlow Street, New York

Oct 09, 2014

A work by Banksy, painted on a car and a truck trailer in the empty lot next to 159 Ludlow …

Undulating Forms

Train, somewhere in Switzerland

Oct 03, 2014

Unknown passenger creating just that

Albizia Julibrissin - Life Forms

Ludlow Street, New York

Aug 06, 2014


1st Ave & 1st Street, New York

Dec 07, 2013

Drumming the Bronx

E 138 St and Canal Pl,  Bronx

Sun, Nov 03, 2013



The Volatility of Monetary Weight

Orchard Street | NYC

Jul 07,  2013



Seahorse Clouds

Red Square Building

Feb 18, 2013 at 5:02 a.m.

Lower East Side



Liquid Trunk

Jan 13, 2013

Flowing water with a prehensile black hole. 

Part of a series of short city portraits captured through their fountains.

Rickshaw | Loop

Jan 03, 2013

Rickshaw driver crossing Mahatma Gandhi Road, New Delhi 

Shadow in Motion | Sketch 2

Dec 25, 2012

Outlined shadow of a ricksha driver on Feroze Gandhi Marg, Lajpat Nagar 2, New Delhi 

Shadow in Motion | Sketch 1

Dec 25, 2012

Shadow of a ricksha driver on Feroze Gandhi Marg, Lajpat Nagar 2, New Delhi

On Off Gate - Very Analog

Lodhi Garden, New Delhi , India

Dec 20, 2012

Discrete Steps

Varanasi, India

Nov 25, 2012

Arachnid keeping pace with the digital age.

Silk Seduction

Varanasi, India

Nov 27, 2012 

Road to fleeting happiness under the tutelage of 

a Banaras silk merchant.

The Guard

Benares Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Nov 25, 2012

Before the museum sits a guard. To this guard comes a man from another country who asks to gain entry into the museum…

Sitting in Close Proximity

Assi Ghat, Varanasi, India

Nov 04, 2012

Stand out from the Crowd

Assi Ghat, Varanasi, India

Nov 04, 2012

Stand out from the crowd by an act of charity

Trophic Levels in the Food Chain

Assi Ghat, Varanasi, India

Nov 01, 2012

Trophic levels in the food chain - a look from the terraced roof — at Alice Boner House, Varanasi, India


Storm Brings Hail, Heavy Rain

Ludlow Street | NYC

Jul 18, 2012

While heavy rain and hail pelted the New York City area, briefly halting the Toronto Blue Jays-New York Yankees baseball game at Yankee Stadium, I caught this more intimate spectacle

And this our Life …

West 4th St subway station, New York


And this our life, exempt from public haunt,

finds tongues in trees, ..

A Spring, a Pool among the Tracks ...

West 4th St subway station, New York


A spring, a pool among the tracks - if there were the sound of water only ...

 The Waste Land, T. S. Eliot


Rat Like End

West 4th St subway station, New York


Let music sound while he doth make his choice;

then, if he lose, he makes a rat-like end, fading in music ...

The Merchant of Venice, William Shakespeare

180 Ludlow

Ludlow Street, New York

Mar 30, 2012

180 Ludlow Street, New York. Deserted construction site of what is now a boutique hotel.

Roadside Attraction

Dahlgren Place between Verrazano Bridge and 92nd Street

Posted Mar 02, 2012

Shot on Nov 06, 2011 New York City Marathon

Ama Vita

St. Gallen, Switzerland

Jan 10, 2012 

Floral Entanglement & Communication

Ludlow Street, New York

Sept 08, 2012

24 Hrs

Cherry Street, New York

Nov 24, 2011

Pathmark sign, the supermarket shuttered and long since 

razed to be replaced by an 80-story luxury tower.

Aerial Debris

Ludlow Street view, New York

raw footage from May 12, 2007, 

video posted on Nov 17, 2011

Rapperswil Harbor

Aug 12, 2011

Refraction | Reflection

Ludlow Street, New York, 

Jul 13, 2011

View towards Norfolk Street

Stalactite | Stalagmite Formation

Ludlow Street, New York

Jul 08, 2011

Homespun Cosmology

Ludlow Street, New York


NY | Sight | Seeing

Jul 03, 2011

Allen and Grand Street, Chinatown, NYC

Belt Driven Sounds

180 Ludlow Street, New York, 

Jun 05, 2011

Deserted construction site, now the boutique hotel The Ludlow.

Drive-by Shooting Perfect Still

East Fordham Rd | The Bronx, NY, 

around 10am on this rainy April 23, 2011.

Lower East Side Aerial

Ludlow Street, New York


Shot before the advent of readily available drones, it took 8 birthday balloons to lift a spy key chain car camera up in the air,

the wayward craft tethered to a mini portable telescoping fishing pole.


Payless | Homeless

New York


Shuttered Payless Shoes store and environs

Nun’s Habits

1988 | published 2011

Two nuns, Migros Supermarket, old part of Berne.


Polished Floor

Ludlow Street, New York

Mar 23, 2011

The Ludlow Street apartment, just after midnight..

Sisyphus of Grand Central

Grand Central Station, New York

Aug 24, 2011

Fish Tales

Whole Foods | Houston St | NYC

8:20p | Jun 26 2011

Loupe Bumbling Between Flowers

Ludlow fire escape | NYC

Jul 19 2011, 2h42p

Ice Cap Melt

Ave A, 9th St, New York

Jun 10, 2011 

3 of a Perfect Pair

Ludlow Street, New York

May 13, 2011 

3 of a perfect pair at Steve Madden on Ludlow and Rivington Street, New York, May 13 2011.

Huan Yuan - Return to Normal


May 19, 2011 

Loupe Bumbling between Flowers | part 2

Ludlow Street, New York

Jul 19, 2011 

The swift end of the parsley section in the Ludlow Botanical Gardens project, Jul 19, 2011, 5h57 pm

Loupe Bumbling Between Flowers | part 1

Ludlow Street, New York

Jul 19, 2011 

Ludlow Street fire escape pollinator, Jul 19 2011, 2h42p

Mars in Opposition

2nd Ave, 1st St, New York

Aug 30, 2011 

The Mars Bar slated for demolition - a hoax? …

Trading a UV-lit scorpion for 

a peacock moving in circles

Bronx Zoo, New York

Aug 30, 2011 

If the UV-lit scorpion attraction,  …

Wait | Watch

Hohlstrasse | Güterbahnhof, Zurich

Sept 1988, published 2011 

Initially drawn to this shop window because of the flickering red neon lights, an incidental shift in my position revealed

a woman waiting across the street, then a pan and a focal twist changed to a look into my own eye.


Camarles, Spain


Village fountain - a natural way to video glitches 

Sno | Part 

Schweipelstrasse, Hinwil, Switzerland

Dec 26, 2010 

A Small Time Piece

Captured between 19h56'00" & 19h56'24" 

Jul 02, 2010

Latitude: 40.723841

Longitude: -73.992394

The Hague | Black Hole

Feb 28, 2010

Discovery in sVHS footage from The Hague (1990) of a small black hole, posted on Feb 28, 2010.


Roma | Black Hole

Istituto Svizzero, Rome, Italy

Jan 21, 2010 

Discovery in Hi8 footage from my time in Rome (1990) of a small stray black hole, posted on Jan 21, 2010.