A sung-poem, a poetry performance, a re-”orient”ed song. With video projection, singing bowls, beats, spoken word and music. My goal was to make one continuous multimedia performance piece threading these songs and poems together.
1. Traveler's Ode 2. Break the Silence 3. The Fragments 4. China Girl (Re/De-Oriented, cover song) 5. Flower Diatribe
Production Credits Design, Concept, Music & Words: Dao Strom Voice, Singing bowl, Acoustic Guitar: Dao Strom Ambient sounds, Electric Guitar: Barry Brusseau Video Projection for ‘Traveler’s Ode’: edited by Kyle Macdonald Video Projection for ‘The Fragments’: edited by Dao Strom Video Projection for ‘Flower Diatribe’: edited by Roland Dahwen
Set piece for ‘Flower Diatribe’ constructed by Kyle Macdonald
Dao Strom @ Reed College - Visiting Writers Series 2016
Fragments from the Encyclopedia of Censorship
Essay + Video Projection. Live Reading Performance 5/12/2015. Tell It Slant Reading Series "Fourth Genre Night" @ Alberta Street Pub, Portland OR.
Essay excerpted from the memoir, We Were Meant To Be a Gentle People.
Words, Concept: Dao Strom Ambient Sounds: Barry Brusseau Video Editing: Dao Strom & Kyle Macdonald Images from Strom Family archives with original footage filmed w. assistance by Kyle Macdonald.