Beth O’Brien’s short portrait of Olomouc in the Czech Republic in 2017 will be playing at Aurora Picture Show‘s Extremely Shorts Film Festival May 17-18, 2019, in Houston, Texas. It features an excerpt of Craig Shepard playing his piece “Cypress Hills, April 29, 2012” on trumpet.
“Skaters” will be playing as part of the NewFilmmakers Shorts program at Anthology Film Archives in New York City. The short film (4 minutes) was created by Beth O’Brien featuring an excerpt of the piece “André” composed and performed by Craig Shepard.
Beth O’Brien and Craig Shepard are pleased to announce the release of their book of photography and writing about the “On Foot: Brooklyn” project. This limited edited hardcover book contains 46 of O’Brien’s photographs and seven essays by Shepard. During “On Foot: Brooklyn” (February 21 to May 21, 2012), Shepard traveled solely on foot in New York City. Each week he composed a new piece of music and wrote it down. Each Sunday he led a silent, cell-phone free walk from Greenpoint, Brooklyn to a different outdoor, public space in Brooklyn and performed the piece at 1pm. He then walked …
Come celebrate the opening of a show of photographs from the project and the book release! This event is part of Dan Joseph‘s Musical Ecologies Series
Craig Shepard and Beth O’Brien will be doing their 45 minute “On Foot: Brooklyn” performance with projected video, live music, and playback of field recordings.