These are a few audio and video collages I've made in the past few years.
Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2001)
A sound and video collage drawn from the Mister Rogers television show, along with records he released in the 1960s and 1970s.
Hot Dog (2002)
I appropriated the soundtrack from an anti-LSD filmstrip in its entirety, then illustrated the audio with line drawings that tell the story of a woman who murders a hotdog on Market St.
Regular Guy (2003)
I hired a we-turn-your-lyrics-into-music-demos company to transform into a song an internal monologue that I imagined went through George Bush's mind on the eve of Gulf War 2.0. The footage is from a European satellite broadcast that showed the president goofing around, praying, and staring blankly into the camera minutes before he announced the start of the war.
I built this collage depicting the Governator blowing away cops (from the Terminator) around a song I made from Joni Mitchell's "California" and L.L. Cool J's "Goin' Back to Cali," which begins with an excerpt from NWA's anti-LAPD diatribe "Fuck tha Police." While Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and the other guys in NWA got a letter from the FBI for fictionally depicting cop killing in song, Arnold was elected the governor of the state of California. I guess it helps to be white.
Peace In The Valley (2005)
I hope no one thinks I worship Satan.
Cooke Slays Satan (Sam Cooke vs. Slayer and Led Zeppelin)
Going Back to Joni (Joni Mitchell vs. LL Cool J)
Mr. Rogers asks, "Won't you be my neighbor?" (1999 mix)