Archive for the ‘ART + INSPIRATION’ Category
Two live CD/DVD projects that I had the unbelievable privilege to work on have recently released. These projects not only capture incredible new worship music, but their companion DVDs capture the live visual environments & show very different approaches to what leading visual worship can look like!
“Mother of Modern Worship” Well, …read more
“IllumiRoom Projects Images Beyond Your TV for an Immersive Gaming Experience”
According to it’s YouTube page:
IllumiRoom is a proof-of-concept Microsoft Research project designed to push the boundary of living room immersive entertainment by blending our virtual and physical worlds with projected visualizations. The effects in the video are rendered in real time and are …read more
One year ago, I posted an article called “A New Liturgy” describing the beginnings of my journey as an “evangelical” on the road to more liturgical, ancient expressions of worship. The post was part of a “blog tour” promoting Aaron Niequist’s new EP series. These EPs are 25-minute journeys of worship, prayer and meditation. “A …read more
A new book has moved towards the top of my list for recommended reading, and it’s Michael Gungor’s “The Crowd, the Critic, and the Muse: a book for creators.” Or “CCM” for short, which is genius in a subtly ironic kind of way. Because this is anything BUT “CCM.”
Never in your entire life have …read more
(continued from “A Neo-Liturgical Convergence”)
I heard Jeremy Begbie (my new hero) speak at a conference recently, and he shed some light on a growing frustration I’ve felt with today’s contemporary, modern worship landscape.
“The emotional bandwidth of today’s worship music is very narrow.”
I would say the same goes for most of today’s …read more
This is one of the most intriguing, mind-bending projects I’ve seen in a very long time.
“A sculpture based in sacred geometry using projected graphics to create & enhance an optical illusion.”
A few days ago, a friend sent me a link to this project (on Kickstarter) and it completely blew me away. I don’t …read more