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Emit Snake-Beings: Curriculum Vitae 2008

Emit Snake-Beings: Curriculum Vitae
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The Remote Viewers 2008 Edit
Alchemical Pilgrimage – Diode Divinities edit 2008
Technology and the Occult 2007
Seven short films for the Hamilton Underground Film Festival 2007
The Death of an Orchestra - 2006
Several short films for the Hamilton Underground Film Festival 2006
The Remote Viewers part one -2005
Pylon Pirates - 2005
Martin and Snakes go to the Zoo (co-writer) 2005
Kill for your Government Kill - 2005
Alchemical Pilgrimage – Filmed 2002
Cholera Clocks (with Steve Rife USA   - 1995
The Shrine - 1993

Events organized:

Hamilton Underground Film Festival. [HUFF] Yearly event involving local, national  and international Filmmakers.  Activities include: organising venues and publicity, website and press release writing, liaison with filmmakers, selection of films and program design. Sept 06/ Sept 07 / July 08

Kaosphere Orchestra – semi-improvised 13 piece orchestra providing live sound track and foley to the film ‘Alchemical Pilgrimage’ by E Snake-Beings. Activities included: devising a scripting system using numbered slides and instruction sheets to structure and synchronise the sound to image. Hamilton Fringe Festival, Meteor Theatre 2004. HCAC funding
Techno-Fest, Academy of Performing Art + Hamilton fringe festival, HCAC funding 2003 Elixir. Dunedin Fringe Festival, Arc venue. 2002. Travel funding from Dunedin Fringe.
Hamilton Fringe Festival, Meteor Theatre 2002 HCAC funding

Industrial Ballet.Devised theatre involving members from Corso and Free lunch street theatre company. Three shows at Wellington International Fringe Festival, venue: Capital E. Performer and co-organiser/ sound designer. Won award for best costumes. Funding through Prince Geoffie the 1st arts council. 2001

Psychogeographical Signs of Navigation and Electrical Totem Poles. Joint art show at St Agatha’s Gallery Auckland. Featuring Hamilton painter R.G. Shaw, The Lymbic System (AK) and the OKOK society (Wales UK). 2000

Electrical Shrine exhibition: Sculpture and interactive art installations. Booja Art Gallery Auckland, as featured on ‘Nightline’ TV3 2000 REF: http://snakebeings.co.nz/shrines/

Other Events participated in:


Italian Film Festival Hamilton – Invited co-organiser for series of events to happen in Jan/Feb 2008 REF: Steven Chappell (07) 838 6562

 Venting Gallery – Australian Tour:  Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Blue Mountains Sydney. Film showings and combined expanded cinema projections working with Australian Improvised sound makers. November 2007 REF: http://ventinggallery.com/

James Wallace Gallery Auckland 19th October 2007
Five films screened as part of James Robinson’s celebratory show (winner of the Wallace arts award 2007)

– Waikato Museum of Art and History 2007
Invited member of film selection committee
Linguistic Masticator Recycled Art exhibition. Computer oracle and random word writing program (devised using visual basic coding, downloadable from www.snakebeings.co.nz/downloads) – Invited exhibitor Meteor theatre 2003

Titus Andronicus (W. Shakespeare) produced by Slip of the Tongue Theatre Company. soundtrack and sound operator: 10 performances Meteor theatre. 2002.

Born in the ASU. Director of one of the 6 segments which made up the show. Audience were led through the space. Producer: Mark Servian. 2001

Scrap Book Theatre: childrens show. Various duties for the several shows: performer (clock-face), props, sound and lighting operator. Created by members of Free Lunch Ltd. Hamilton Flaming Fringe festival, Meteor Theatre. 2000-2002

Babble: Theatre showcase organized by Corso Hamilton Meteor Theatre 2000

VJ (Improv. Video mixing) at The Gathering, three day music festival involving several video mixing shows to live and recorded music. Preparation and filming of visuals 2000


Work experience:

Part-time tutor Waikato Uni. Two semesters in 2007:  Video production one (both semesters audio tutor) and Video production Two (production tutor). REF- Maree Mills mareem@waikato.ac.nz + Lisa Perrott lperrott@waikato.ac.nz

Website designer. Incl. administration of Educational Experience Ltd web presence. NZ wide toyshop collective. (EducationalExperience.co.nz)
2001 – 2007 continuing-REF: Pat McNair ph: (07) 854 9969

Performer. Free Lunch Street Theatre Ltd: Variety of acts for community/council/corporate events. Acts include: Swamp Stomp, Waste Mis-Management, The Aunt Fannies and stilt walking workshops. 2000 – 2006. REF: Pip Six pip_joy@yahoo.com

Hamilton Community Arts Councilor. Set up and design of Hamilton Community Arts Council website as part of the duties as an elected Arts Councilor (hcac.org.nz) 2001-2004 Ref: Tracy Wood, Arts Manager. 07 838 -6424.

Marketing assistant. Free lunch Street Theatre Company. Activities included website design and production of promotional videos.  Hamilton (freelunch.co.nz) 2000 – 2004

Work with community groups:


Volunteer broadcaster for Hamilton Community Radio. April 2006 on-going.

Riff Raff Public Arts Trust board member – Activies: Richard O’Brian statue in Victoria street Hamilton. Trust member. Ref; Mark Servian 021 505 434. 2003-2006

Hamilton Community Arts Councilor. Elected for 2x two years terms. Duties: setting up of website, design of several posters + attending monthly policy/funding meetings. 2001-2004

Volunteer at Hamilton community permaculture gardens 2000


Funding and awards:

New York Independent Film Festival (acting): Martin and Snakes go to the Zoo:  accepted and shown at the New York Independent Film Festival. Directed by Michelle Savill- co-writers Emit Snake-Beings / Martin Webclaw / Michelle Savill 2006

Prince Geoffie the 1st arts council: Various funding for development of Garden Place street performances, Hamilton. Ref: Graham Cairns 07 825 9933. 2000 – 2004.

Dunedin Fringe Festival. Travel funding for Elixir ;film showing with live soundtrack.  www.dunedinfringe.org.nz .2002

Film (directing and acting):  Pylon Pirates.  Best acting + overall film, Waikato University 5 minute film competition. 2005

Trash to Treasure recycled art competition. Joint 1st prize with Marti Wong. Electrical Shrine sculpture. Hamilton 2002

Waste to Art competition winner. Waiheki Island. $750 prize. Electrical Shrine sculpture June 1999


Recent Film Showings:

OtherFilm Festival Brisbane November 2007 – Performance and super8 film show. REF: http://www.otherfilm.org/artists.htm - part of the ‘monster soup’ section during tour with the Venting Gallery Melbourne
James Wallace Gallery Auckland 19th October 2007
Five films screened as part of James Robinson’s celebratory show (winner of the Wallace arts award 2007)
 ‘Sydney shorts’ (Australia- Cable access show TVS ch31) Aug 06 – repeated on triangle TV in Auckland NZ – June 07
Best Animation in The Bad Horse film festival Wanganui (Death of an orchestra) -2006
Hull Arts Lab Humberside- Selection of films in a solo showing June 2006
‘Night Vision’- Dunedin Fringe Festival film night 2006
ALTTV – sky digital Aug 07 (film-‘Plastic’)
New York Independent Film Festival (acting): Martin and Snakes go to the Zoo:  2006