I SEND YOU THIS PLACE - FEATURE LENGTH FILM
2012 - 2013
Story & Performance by Andrea Sisson; Music Composed, Performed, Recorded and Arranged by Andrea Sisson & Pete Ohs. World Premiere 2012 FULL FRAME DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL. I SEND YOU THIS PLACE is the debut feature-length documentary from collaborators artist Andrea Sisson and filmmaker Pete Ohs. The piece explores the perception of mental illness. It is a family member's account (Sisson) of the trauma, sensations, and decoding stages associated with the issues and situations.
*Made possible by the U.S. Fulbright Foundation
*New York Times Review
EXPERIMENETS IN PERFORMATIVE IMAGE
Revolt poses or sex poses?
PAYASA - Artisanal Clown Party by Marcel Alcalá
Los Angeles, October 2016 Collaboration
Imagery of Performances & Looks
Revolt poses sex poses?
"Wearable Instruments, Instruments You Wear" / AUDIO-DESIGN & PERFORMANCE
2010 - on going
An original, hand-made, stringed instrument custom-made for violinist Eddy Kwon. Exhibition & Performance directed by Andrea in 2010 at The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati. Instrument designed & created by Andrea Sisson, co-construction & acoustics by luthier Chris Sisson/Restoration Guitar. Acclaim for this wearable-instrument, conceptual-design thesis, garnered Andrea the award of a Fulbright Fellowship.
Films on instrument design, inspiration, construction below.
Link to Interview
Process film of the finished HEAD RESONATOR
Film on Andrea's full instrument project in conceptual phase.
(Films by Pete Ohs)
EXPANDED CINEMA IV
Downtown, Dallas Texas; October 25, 2015
Film by Andrea Sisson;
Curated by Justine Ludwig, Senior Curator Dallas Contemporary
Expanded Cinema is a program of video art works wrapping the exterior of the Omni Dallas Hotel, Texas, with audio simulcast by 91.7 KXT. This year’s edition, curated by Justine Ludwig, Director of Exhibitions/Senior Curator at Dallas Contemporary, will consist of works by artists from across the country addressing the inter-relationship of memory and place. Artists include Andrea Sisson, Andrew Scott, Jeff Gibbons, Gregory Ruppe, Jordan Tate, Wyatt Niehaus, Chris Collins, Joey Versoza, Michael Morris, Rick Silva, Darryl Laster, Pierre Krause, and Kris Pierce.
Each piece has been specifically designed for display on the large exterior LEDs on the Omni Hotel Dallas. Expanded Cinema, first presented in 2012, was named the number one art event in Dallas by several local news publications and attracted media attention worldwide. This year, Expanded Cinema will close VideoFest in the week after the festival on Sunday, Oct 25 at 8 pm. This unique public art project has already added cultural prestige to the City of Dallas.