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YTOPIA

2022, Video on Canon C200

The second installment of the gasproshop saga, YTOPIA follows the chaos that ensues as the shadowy Ytopia Paradise Party goes through with their Martian colony in this satirical, stylistically bonkers music video.

 
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SUBTEXT IS A DOGWHISTLE

2022, Mixed Media

Installed in Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery in Middletown, CT, this interactive sculpture placed viewers inside a pummeling sensory overload while tasked to create art. A strobe-lit, rotating shopping cart with a blown out audio component disoriented viewers as they documented their thumbprints.

 
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YOU ARE GOING TO DIE

2021, Video on 4k Blackmagic + 8mm Sony CCD-TRV52

A short about anxiety and desperation. When a wrathful god sets his sights on Earth, it's up to one man to save humanity.

 
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BURGER CHAMBER

2021, Plywood, Plexiglass, Steel. Video on 4k Blackmagic

An installation in Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery in Middletown CT, Burger Chamber was a one day pop up fast food franchise. Visitors were made to eat burgers served on a rotating apparatus in order to watch the video component of the work.

 
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THE REDBOX LIBERATION FRONT

2021, Video on 4k Blackmagic + 8mm Sony CCD-TRV52

A short film about community and discourse. A group of political organizers scramble for signatures to get a referendum on their local ballot.

 
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STICK-UP

2021, Video on 8mm Sony CCD-TRV52

A short film about hierarchy and indoctrination. A man is forced to commit the ultimate crime.

 
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2001

2021, VHS tapes, paper airplanes, smoke machine. Documented on Blackmagic

A sculpture installation taking a tongue-in-cheek look at the death and rebirth of culture and political structures in the turn of the new millennium.

 
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INDOOR SWAMP

2020, Video on iPhone

This maximalist, candy colored music video made for the concept group gasproshop (of which Aidan is a member) begins the narrative of its futuristic hyperska satire, in collaboration with artist Nina Kagan.

 
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JANE DOE

2020, Video on Canon C200

A filmmaker-for-hire project, Aidan served as director of photography, head editor and stop motion animator on this music video for band Bloody Undies.

 
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BAD TV

2020, archival video

This project, made in the early days of the pandemic, was inspired by media saturation and the degradation of memory. Video files including home movies, commercials, and some original footage are stitched together, corrupted to the brink of unplayability, and remixed into a grotesque, stream of consciousness tapestry of video texture and form.

 
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GHOST

2019, Video on Blackmagic

A short film about the sacrifices of performance. An amateur comedian makes his debut.

 
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FILM MAJOR

2019, Video on Blackmagic + Archival

A short film about consumption and commodity. A VHS tape becomes the ultimate prize for a group of sadistic game show contestants.