William Mazza uses chance, duration, and accumulation to reinterpret landscape as the relationship of people to their mediated environments, through the practices of live-painting performance, studio painting, animation, and collaboration. At its most practical this project manifests as long-term volunteer engagement with arts organizations that share both the goals of presenting voices of traditionally under-represented communities and a commitment to social change, such as Arts for Art (AFA) and the Belladonna* Collaborative. At its least practical it results in visual ephemera and artifacts from durational paintings or collaborative and/or performative events, as with the interdisciplinary, improvisational movement, music, and visual art company Revolution Resurrection R&R.
"Blue" is rooted in a shamanistic practice. Together we call on the Spirit, look into the Center of Now, to illuminate what is larger than who we are...More
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