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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Elisa Korenne Revisited

I recently received a picture postcard in the mail from my musician friend up in Minnesota about her new memoir called ---

Hundred Miles to Nowhere; An Unlikely Love Story


Her name is Elisa Korenne. Way back in 2010, we did a day-long photo shoot up in her neck of the woods, Northern Minnesota. I was reminded of the day when I received the card with a photo from that day.



I decided to revisit the photographs we made and was surprised by how many I still really like and even some I had not considered before. I wish I did more of these kind of creative and wide open shoots!
Elisa Korenne by Sandra L. Dyas
Elisa Korenne by Sandra L. Dyas


Elisa Korenne by Sandra L. Dyas


Elisa Korenne by Sandra L. Dyas

Elisa Korenne by Sandra L. Dyas

Elisa Korenne by Sandra L. Dyas

Elisa Korenne by Sandra L. Dyas
Elisa Korenne by Sandra L. Dyas




Elisa Korenne by Sandra L. Dyas

Elisa Korenne by Sandra L. Dyas



Sunday, June 11, 2017

The year of Elemental - Homegrown Stories

As the year of Elemental continues, our third sound artist, Ng Chor Guan, chose the prompt Sense as his inspiration. Perception is defined as the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses. Using the prompt and Guan’s haunting soundtrack, we each created separate videos, yet both pieces share a number of visual themes. 

http://homegrownstories.com/

Monday, March 20, 2017

The Year of the Elemental - Homegrown Stories Blog

This month we collaborated with GEORGE HIGGS, a sound artist/composer based in Dublin, Ireland. Using the umbrella prompt of Elemental, his light, yet haunting composition led LeAnn Erickson and myself to choose Dreaming as our sub-prompt.

THE YEAR OF THE ELEMENTAL - 



Tuesday, February 14, 2017

HOMEGROWN STORIES -- The Year of ELEMENTAL

During the 2017 calendar year, Sandy Dyas and LeAnn Erickson will be pushing the collaborative mission of Homegrown Stories by seeking out international artists to complete stand-alone sound art pieces that will be paired with their independently created video pieces.

Using the umbrella theme of Elemental, the collaborators will use a focused prompt as creative inspiration.  The goal of Elemental is to push the creative exploration of place and space through the development of a global collaborative effort.

The first Elemental collaboration was with the sound artist Lloyd Dunn

LLOYD DUNN IS A TAPE BEATLE AND SOUND ARTIST WHO CURRENTLY IS LIVING IN PRAGUE. 


Here is our first collaboration of the new year - 2017 -- Go to Homegrown Stories --

Using the title Elemental: Air as a creative prompt, Lloyd Dunn (Prague sound artist and co-founder of the Tape Beatles) completed a soundtrack independent of my completion of a video track. Combining the two resulted in lovely and haunting moments of serendipity.



Elemental: AIR is a collaborative work using an ominous sound track created by Lloyd Dunn, an artist and friend living in Prague. The footage was shot on the farm I grew up on in Eastern Iowa. This experimental, dark video was highly influenced by Dunn’s eerie sound track as well as my post-election mood.



Wednesday, August 31, 2016

MOVINGPOEMS.COM features RIVER √ČTUDE

I am honored to have my newest experimental video poem featured on MOVINGPOEMS.COM

RIVER √ČTUDE

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

YOKO ONO

"The only sound that exists to me is the sound of the mind." 

Yoko Ono, 1966