So that the the music of Love Abide could have a visual presence on the internet, Roxanna commissioned VJ and animator Mischa Giancovich (aka Mischa Ying) to create animations that corresponded exactly to the music. These have become an intrinsic part of the CD and now it’s impossible to imagine listening to the music without seeing these beautiful images in our heads!
Making of the video: Love is the Master
In an attempt to capture the depth and passion of the piece, I traced the visual source of the set poem Love is the Master and found an amazingly rich illustrated Sufi manuscript dating back to AD 1663 that captures the words of the 13th century Persian mystic Jalalu’ddin Rumi… READ MORE
Making of the video: Zen Love Song
Wanting to create a simple Japan-esque landscape in which to place Zen Love Song, I drew inspiration from black and white studies of early 19th Century artist Hokusai, mixing this with rich decorative textures from Roxanna’s childhood and my current home, Riverside House – emotionally relevant to both us… READ MORE