Jer's Secret Files (For Your Eyes Only)

Welcome to my blog relating to art ideas that are in-progress and are not yet officially released to the public (unless they have found this web address). It is fine if people discover this blog but I will only give the address to those who do not mind viewing unfinished sketches and partially complete (officially unpromoted) projects.

Friday, May 26, 2006

My Little Ponyglitch Theatre...

Ponyglitch Theatre Rehearsal Screenshot #1

Ponyglitch Theatre Rehearsal Screenshot #2

Ponyglitch Theatre Rehearsal Screenshot #3

My Little Ponyglitch Theatre Invite

You are invited to a very special MY LITTLE PONY dance recital! Please click on the link below to watch PonyGlitch Theatre, choreographed by Distro (aka. Jeremy Turner).

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Thursday, May 11, 2006

Con Ceptual

I have just purchased the City of Villains online game and have begun to create my own team of "Villains"...their most "villanous" acitivity, however, is to not properly partake in the game's comic-book narrative. Instead, this team will perform "Happenings" and other art-events in this space to totally distract and subvert the game-play of active heroes and evil is that?


Anyways, here is the Mastermind behind the Fluxus League of America (working title)...
His name is Con Ceptual. I have not finished assembling the team but here is a sneak preview below of the other collaborators in cultural crime....

Con Ceptual in action

Here is an early in-game aerial screenshot of Con Ceptual in action - of course, he is doing some sort of "Happening" or "Performance". I have taken screenshots of all the characters I have made so far and will upload them later...

Beethoven The Fifth

Here is Beethoven The Fifth - that is the Fifth clone to be modeled in the image of the Greatest Western Composer that has ever lived. No wonder he is one of the main enforcers of the Fluxus League of America.

Douglas Davis

Here is Douglas Davis, a media arts living legend both online and offline.
It will be up to him to save the world by subverting the whole idea of "heroes versus villains"...through conceptual art performances, he will help Con Ceptual to distract these rogue cartoon characters from wanton violence and destruction.

His main blog site is

Professor M

Here is Professor Maharaj aka. Professor M.
One of the Masterminds behind Documenta as well as the diaspora at large.

Missus Mao

If Missus Mao had her way, The Cultural Revolution would be back in full force. Thank goodness for the unifying forces of Globalization. If this was still the late 1960s should would never have collaborated with such powerful forces of democracy represented in Professor M, Beethoven The Fifth and Douglas Davis.

Alison Crowley

Here is the great Descendent of Alisdair Crowley. Yes, she likes Goth muzak (such as Marilyn Manson). She studied at Cal Tech and Stanford and worked briefly for Lockheed Martin on their jet-propulsion systems (sound familiar?).

just one of the Beuys

Through my usual obsessive Google searches, I found a Cyber Extruder program that can scan a jpeg image of a portrait and automatically convert it into an expressive and animated 3D avatar head.

I used something similar for my "Persistence of Hockey" series (ca. 2001 - pix coming soon) based on the "Face in the Game" option in Electronic Art's Classic game "NHL 2000".

Anyways, I have been thinking about Joseph Beuys alot these past few years.
My friend Douglas Davis has been phoning me saying that his old friend Joseph speaks to him in his dreams long after his death.

Perhaps this is one Golemic method to bring the Teutonic Titan back to life....
any ideas?

more autobiographical than we previously thought...

It did not take me that long to realize that if faces could be scanned into 3D avatars, then any jpeg image could be scanned and come to life in the form of an avatar face. This lead me to think about the personification of abstract art.
So, I uploaded a standard Jackson Pollock abstract-expressionist painting and sure enough, the software was able to locate a face - what creeped me out is that the face it managed to find was none other than Jackson Pollock haunting is that?

Rothko Avatars (Field of Dreams)

...realizing that I had a whole potential series on my hands, I decided to extrude avatar faces from additional abstract paintings from the 20th Century Visual Arts canon.

With these two Mark Rothko colourfield paintings, I noticed that the software had difficulties recognizing a face within the field but even in the thickest of abstract fields, a face can emerge. The eerie part is that the bottom face still looks like Jackson Pollock...that, I cannot explain without resorting to conspiracy theories ;-) My next face-off might be with Ad Reinhardt...

The Greatest Scan Ever Told...

Well, I was inspired by an early photo of the soccer-playing Reptillian conspiracy theorist, David Icke so I thought I would make a tribute cyber-extrusion scan to him as well. He would be great as an avatar - if only I could have him morph into a Reptoid to keep the conspiracy alive ;-)

The Neocons

Hello bloggers,
I was googling some "Create your own" sites and I eventually found "Create your own Transformer"...Yes, I was foaming at the mouth while creating my own Transformers.

It is unfortunate that Hasbro owns the rights to any created Transformer on this site, otherwise I would be turning this into a more public project.

Well, at least I had fun with the colour combinations - there was not much customization potential overall though but I managed to waste about 30 minutes creating this...they are all untitled as I do not want to give Hasbro any free ideas ;-)

I made 3 in are the other two...

Neocon 2

Neocon 3