Here and Now:
The energy of the Pacific Northwest
with an evocative, improvisational
piano medley, the Discovery
by Robert Bornn
Colorful visuals celebrate the
lyrical, spiritual, and sensuous sides of
nature on Vashon-Maury Island
in Washington State.
Here and Now: Vashon-Maury Island on DVD, is
the second digital video film in his Ebb and
Flow lyrical nature series. Ebb and Flow has an unconventional
view of nature in three artistic, narrative-free, and nonviolent movies.
and Now sets evocative natural waterscapes and landscapes to
Suite, his original, improvisational piano medley. Robertís
artistic perspective shows nature in ethereal abstracts and enchanted naturalism.
Filmed throughout 2005, Here and Now gently touches on the varied
energy of each season while evoking the timeless theme of cosmic unity.
Run Time: 9 minutes
For more than four decades Robert
Bornn has created a wide variety of films and images. In 1968 his
first lyrical film, Mandarin Orange Matrix, was screened at the
historic Filmmakers Cinematheque in New York City. In 2004
he released Oceanís Edge-Spiritís Journey,
a narrative-free natural look at the Mendocino, California Coast
and its bird culture. Original music was provided by his partner,
Laura Worth on recorder and Robert on Xylimba and drums (pictures
Robert has been making original music
on a variety of instruments since the 60ís. He has also created duets with
Laura as SoundMoments
Duo. Previously they built the musical ensemble, DIAJ
(Drummers in a Jam), creating a new, African-Inspired, improvisational
music. Robert produced their album, Pangaea:
Old World, New Visionson which their melodic and rhythmic expressions
are featured with lead vocalist,
Boukaka, the Congolese-American entertainer
Visit Robert at www.bornn.com
to learn more about him and see
samples of his art. Download
free samples of their music library at www.seadriftmedia.com.
Music recorded at Inspiration Studio;
post production at SeaDrift Media Studio (Dockton, Vashon-Maury Island).
Images from Quartermaster Harbor.
Copyright © (P) 2005-2006 by
Robert Bornn. All rights reserved.
We are happy to provide our movies
at no extra charge for public viewing to certain organizations dedicated
to the public good (such as libraries, museums, schools, and art centers).
Please feel free to download
the free sample of "Here and Now: Vashon-Maury Island" for your
own, non-commercial use. Please contact us for information about
licensing our music and images.