Abe Kemp and Kylie Leopard on set during production

Abe Kemp and Kylie Leopard on set during production

(Sea)Rabbits, 2014

Dir. T. Whitaker

Featuring: Abe Kemp, Esta de Jong and Kylie leopard.

A short film based on Rabbits, by David Lynch.

(Sea)Rabbits), 2014

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Black and white production stills: Esta de Jong.


Videodrome – ADA Symposium

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Videodrome, 2013.

Copper, iPhone, AR application, digital photographic panorama, mixed media.

This work was shown again in Dunedin for the Aotearoa Digital Arts Symposium in September 2013 on Vogel Street. The work incorporated a copper helmet resembling one of an old atmospheric diving helmet. On request by the viewer this work would decent from the Vogel Street Penthouse via a set of 1980s walkie talkie communication. The helmet was lowered to the desired height of the viewer in order to wear the object and experience an augmented view of the current location via an iPhone application.


The exhibition of this work was followed by CINEMA LOUNGE, a curated film screening featuring work by local filmmakers: Shelley Harding, Anet Neutze,  Esta de Jong, Matt Middleton, Ted Whitaker, David Green, Max Bellamy, Phoebe Mackenzie, Sarah McKay.


Videodrome – Waterlines II

Images from Waterlines II, site specific art installation for Matariki Festival 2013.

A group show curated by Anteroom Project Space for works on water, in boat shed and in the vicinity of Back Beach, Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Aotearoa.

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Videodrome, 2013 from Ted Whitaker on Vimeo.

A short moment during the site specific exhibition Waterlines II, Port Chalmers, Aotearoa.
This video is a brief showcase of interactions with the work Videodrome, copper, iPhone, AR application.

AR Performance – No Wi-Fi

No Wi-Fi from Electronic Arts | DSA on Vimeo.

Sonic Video Performance Series, featuring:
TMarx, Robot Monkey Orchestra, Sandra Kaas, Veronica Gonzalez, Wreckhead, Danielle van der Linde, Jed McCammon, Nazi Disco, Just Click, Okay, The Fuck Chairs, Pastel/Pink-Combat/Ute. $No Damage

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a funeral for my first love – Studio Exhibition


This exhibition payed as a tribute to my early love for television. The analogue tv signal ended in the south island of New zealand on Sunday April 28th 2013, this exhibition was held on the 27th. I guess TV has been dead for me a long time already. Although tv still exists and hasnt actually died. it is dead to me and the forms of media I inhale consist of other fetishist devices such as laptops, smart phones and cinema projectors. This exhibition funeral was a mix of both saying goodbye to an old(er) media and a moment to understand the nothing has really changed.


Funeral night. Polaroid courtesy of Greg Thomas

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Rooftop screening at St. Clair Beach, Dunedin for friends and family.

Nick Knox, improv keys.

Nick Knox, improv keys.

Nick Knox


Rooftop setup day

Rooftop setup day

ASSF – Film Selection

anma_imageA Neo-Modern Aesthetic, 2013. 4min 18sec.

2013 Official Selection Aotearoa Surf Film Festival.




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