Archive for October 8, 2009

WANTED: Artist Jillian Mcdonald seeks actors and makeup artists for vampire and zombie video – no experience necessary!

I arrived at ASU Art Museum on Monday Oct 5, and after brain-storming and visiting local sights I am ready to get started on my first project. See below for details on how you can participate!

Zombie Loop, installation, 2006

Zombie Loop, installation, 2006

Vampire Hunting, installation, 2007

Vampire Hunting, installation, 2007

Jillian Mcdonald, Social Studies artist-in-residence at ASU Art Museum seeks participants in a video installation for her November exhibit at ASU. Interested parties will attend an information session and audition on October 15th at 11 a.m.; attend a rehearsal on Oct 22nd starting at 11 a.m.; and be videotaped together on the afternoon of Oct 31st in the desert. The information session, audition and rehearsal will be held in the project’s gallery at ASU Art Museum. No acting experience or knowledge of vampires and zombies necessary, however feel free to do some research online. There is no cost to be a participant in the project!

Zombies may also, if interested, participate in a further performance on the Light Rail on The Day of the Dead, November 2nd. Watch for more information on this coming soon. Contact Jillian Mcdonald, info below, to receive notifications.

Also seeking enthusiastic makeup artists – with or without experience. Makeup artists will come to an information meeting on Oct 15th at 2p.m., and a workshop Oct 16th or 23rd at a to be determined time. These meetings will also be held in the project’s gallery in ASU Art Museum. Makeup for the video will be done at the museum on the late morning of Oct 31st. There is no cost to participate, makeup will be provided.

Please sign up with Jillian directly if you are interested in participating in the project at 917.443.8107 or – she will also answer any questions or concerns. Interested parties who cannot make the scheduled dates, please inquire about alternative times.

Take advantage of early opportunities to meet the artist on Friday, October 9 at 11 a.m. for a preview gallery talk and from 7-9 p.m. for the FREE public season opening reception at ASU Art Museum (Mill Avenue @ 10th Street). Also during an open class October 13th at 6:30 p.m. at ASU Art Museum.

To see more recent zombie and vampire related events, visit my website!


October 8, 2009 at 10:45 pm

October 2009

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