2023 PORTFOLIO – Erin Malia Cross

MULTIMEDIA INTERACTIONS

1. To Receive and Release, 2016-2020

To Receive and Release: Rock Portraits from the Maritime Provinces of Canada, Reclaimed Antique Photo Album, pen/ink/marker, 8.5″x10.5″x2″ 2016-2020 

(Left: Album Cover. Right: four folios from album)

Link to FULL Presentation (26 minutes): https://youtu.be/2NgCTH4HCjA

Link to Interior Pages: IMAGE PORTFOLIO

Sound Drawing Excerpts from Presentation:

Sound Drawing : Google Search, Is This Rock Special?, 02:17
To Receive and Release: Rock Portraits from the Maritime Provinces of Canada, Reclaimed Antique Photo Album, pen/ink/marker, 8.5″x10.5″x2″ 2016-2020

Sound Drawing: Standing on the Water’s Edge, 01:27
To Receive and Release: Rock Portraits from the Maritime Provinces of Canada, Reclaimed Antique Photo Album, pen/ink/marker, 8.5″x10.5″x2″ 2016-2020

2. The Offering, 2018

Photo documentation of tribute creation process for the Sound Drawing: The Offering. Video and Ephemeral floating structure created on the rocky beach in Nova Scotia. Voice and music by Erin Cross, 2018

Sound Drawing: The Offering. Video and Ephemeral floating structure created on the rocky beach in Nova Scotia, iPhone Video, 02:30, 2018 .
Process:Uploaded to iMovie and vocals created through GarageBand. Vocals: Erin Cross

3. Drying Laundry, 2021

Laundry Documentation for Drawing: Laundry Vase, Athens Greece, 2021
Laundry Vase, Colored Pencil and White Gel Pen on Black Stonehenge, 10×15, 2021

4. Dear Deer, 2022

Dear Deer, Video Collage, 03:14, 2022

Top: Dear Deer, Video Collage, 03:14. Images from Fairy Tale, 2022.

Left: Detail from Fairy Tale, 2022

Right: Fairy Tale, pine shadowbox, vintage hankie, metal miniature, porcelain, epoxy, red paint, 11″x14″x3″, 2022

SOUND DRAWINGS

5. Pebble in my shoe, 2018

Pebble in my Shoe, iPhone Video, 00:52, 2018. Process: Video taken during low tide, early morning, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. Uploaded to iMovie and vocals created through GarageBand. Vocals: Erin Cross

6. Dialogues of Ambiguous Formalities, 2018

Dialogues of Ambiguous Formalities, experimental Sound Drawing and Spoken Word Construction, iPhone Video, 02:14, 2018 Process: Footage: Low Tide, Parrsboro Nova Scotia, Uploaded to iMovie, Sound mixing and vocals created through GarageBand. Vocals: Erin Cross

7. Meeting god at Delphi, 2021

Meeting god at Delphi, experimental Sound Drawing and Spoken Word Construction, iPhone Video, 03:01, 2021.
Process: Footage: Delphi, Phocis, Greece and Movement performed at Kerameikos Cemetery, Athens, Greece Uploaded to iMovie, Sound mixing and vocals created through GarageBand. Excerpt from Par Lagerkvist’s The Sibyl. Vocals: Erin Cross

COLLABORATION /MUSIC – PERFORMANCE

8.

performance except from Circle/Cycle, 3rd sequence (02:23), Time, 2021

A performance by Lauren Woods, with Lori Bilbrey-Vaghefi and Ava Reding.

Full Performance: https://vimeo.com/657898527

Performed in the Charles W. Lamar Studio at the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for the Arts at Pensacola College, Pensacola FL, 12/9/2021

Original music: Interaction-Time by Erin Cross

Accordion, Spoons, Midi, Nature Sounds and Voice: Erin Cross

Music for the performance can be listened to :

Time: https://on.soundcloud.com/hkoJo

Age in Transformation: https://on.soundcloud.com/xHWFJ

Youth’s Anticipation: https://on.soundcloud.com/eShKR

STOP ANIMATIONS

9.

Sticks and Stones, cyanotype print stop animation, 01:38, 2016
Images Used: 30 5’x7′ cyanotype prints
Process: Prints were photographed sequentially using an Iphone. Images and Sound file was uploaded and rendered in Adobe Aftereffects. Aspect Ratio: 16:9

10.

Night Terror, linocut and woodcut prints collage/mixed media stop animation, 00:18
Process: Cut sections from various linocut and woodcut prints were photographed sequentially using a digital camera. Images were uploaded and rendered in Adobe Premiere. (copyright free music) Aspect ratio 16:9

11.

Feed, stop animation, 00:18, 2016

Process: Cut sections from various linocut and woodcut prints were photographed sequentially using a digital camera. Images were uploaded and rendered in Adobe Premiere. (copyright free music) Aspect ratio 16:9

Print images used for short animations were transformed into collage format.

Studio Explorations

12.

Kiss Kiss, suminigashi marbled vintage hankies and paper, watercolor, hand constructed portfolio, graphite, sewing, approx. 14″x14″x3″ (open), 2022. 

(Left: Closed view. Right Top: Open View. Right Bottom: Detail)

13.

Greece Sketchbook, Handmade book with creative chain link stitch binding, suminagashi marbled and salted mono print RIVES BFK paper, pen and ink drawings, 2021-2022

(Left: Book Structure and Stitched Spine. Right: Three page Examples)

14.

Repaired, Reconstructed antique porcelain bowl, glass box, epoxy glue, 12″x12″x 5″, 2022

 (right: detail)

15.

Strawberry Impression 1/12, strawberry juice on RIVES BFK lightweight, 12.5” x16..5” 2022

Right: Portfolio for Strawberry Impression series, Paper, glue, chipboard, book cloth, ribbon, painted milk glass and China plate, approx. 14.5” x 18.5 x 3.5”, 2022

16-20.

Amis jusqu’au bout, paper-weaving and colored pencil on sage green Fabriano paper, 16 ½” x 22 ½” 2022

Snack, 10”x15” Colored Pencil and Paint Marker on Navy Blue Fabriano, 2022

The Oracle, Colored Pencil on Pink Fabriano Paper, 15×22, 2021

Potency, Colored Pencil on Pink Fabriano Paper, 10×15

Notre Dame des fraise, 17”x11.5” Colored Pencil and Paint Marker on Yellow Ingres, 2022 

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