|Caught in the Act featuring Ishka Designs! Brooklyn Indpendent TV series - Bric Arts Media|
We've finally built up the courage to bare our souls, skills and style on the big screen. Ok, so it is not quite the big screen, but it is local TV network, Brooklyn Independent Television
. We are very happy and proud to be a part of their docu-series "Caught In the Act: Art in Brooklyn", which takes a "fly on the wall" perspective of Brooklyn artists as they go about executing their artwork. The approach perfectly explains the 6 minutes of unrehearsed, unscripted, raw delivery of a day with IDI so kindly excuse the repetitive words, the "uhms" and the "errs" and help Niya and I celebrate our first real LIVE television experience...hip, hip....hooray!
|Chatting about our project for non-profit Haiti Cultural Echange.|
The show first aired on 02.27.13 and will continue to air for a month at 2p and 10p Monday, Wednesday and Friday on Time Warner 56, Cablevision 69 and in all five boroughs on Verizon 44. Non-NY'ers can also see our portion of the episode here
courtesy of blip.tv.
|On the site of our project with Haiti Cultural Exchange President, Regine Roumaine|
We weren't joking earlier about the build-up to this. In fact, about two years elapsed since the producer, Ambika Samarthya, first knocked on our door requesting participation on the show. Only recently, however, did we happen upon the right project fit for her. In late November, we committed to working with the amazing non-profit organization, Haiti Cultural Exchange
, to design their first head office location. With the short turnaround time we were given, we felt the project would be ideal for TV. Alas, the final reveal did not occur in time for the airing of the show, but we will keep you posted on the final results.
So here are my thoughts: despite his very camera-shy demeanour, Mr. Bascom looks and sounds like he was meant for the screen...not so sure about yours truly, but I am working on it. Do you think we should make a habit of this TV thing? :)
***Special thanks to Ambika Samarthya, Brooklyn Independent TV and our client, Haiti Cultural Exchange for making this happen***