Model Killer at LAX Festival

photo: Richard Termine

Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22, I will be presenting episode one from Model Killer: Giant Crimes + Tiny Cover-Ups at Automata in Los Angeles as part of the Live Arts Exchange [LAX] Festival. A disgruntled dollhouse maker turned investigator transforms herself into a blood thirsty serial killer in this noir walk-through puppetry experience that uses fragments of dollhouses as staging areas. Space is limited to 12 participants at a time. Get tickets.

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24700 Automata Residency

On July 9th, 2020, 24700, news from California Institute for the Arts blog announced my individual artist residency Automata to develop Model Killer: Giant Crimes + Tiny Cover-ups.

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Automata Residency Announcement

still from Automata: Selections from the Accidental Collection

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Automata awarded me a three week individual artist residency at its space in the Chinatown arts district of Los Angeles where I worked on the development of Model Killer.

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Model Killer, American Puppetry Today, The Photography of Richard Termine, Charleville-Mézières

From September 20th-29th, 2019, a photograph from Model Killer will be part of American Puppetry Today, The Photography of Richard Termine in Charleville-Mézières, France.

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How We Got Stuck Together

Detail from (In)/Animate Objects Panel #1, 2019,  photo: Track 16

Whether it’s disintegrating dolls, mutant ceramic bunnies, or rescue animal pinups, the artists of Stuck Together: Marsian De Lellis, Simone Gad, Debra Broz, playfully handcraft responses to mass-produced objects and images charged with autobiographical fragments. Join me on a virtual tour, where we can survey the work for context… Continue reading “How We Got Stuck Together”

24700 (Blog)

On March 29, 2019, 24700, News from California Institute of the Arts featured my D+R Residency at Automata for Model Killer in their blog article by Katie Dunham.

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Fractured Atlas 2017

I am currently raising funds for the next iterations of Object of Her Affection and Model Killer. If you’d like to support my work you can make tax-deductible contributions through Fractured Atlas.

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Model Killer – Model Victims, Waterford, CT (workshop performance)

Model Killer, 2017, Photo: Richard Termine
Model Killer, 2017, Photo: Richard Termine

On June 16th + 17th, I presented an initial scene from Model Killer: Giant Crimes & Tiny Cover-Ups, as an artist-in-residence at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center at the culmination of the National Puppetry Conference. Model Killer is a morbid comedy centered on Vivian Nutt, a disgruntled dollhouse maker turned investigator. Vivian builds dioramas of unsolved murders, only for it to be revealed that she is a serial killer.  In Model Killer, I am creating a universe in which I invite the viewer to reconsider female serial killers, the historically feminine craft of miniatures, and murder as entertainment.

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Model Killer, Waterford, CT (residency)

Model Killer

In June 2017, I workshopped the beginnings of my script-in-progress Model Killer: Giant Crimes & Tiny Cover-Ups as an artist-in-residence at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. 

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Walt Disney Co. + Eugene O’Neill Theater Center (support)

Model Killer, 2017, Photo: Richard Termine

In  June 2017, The Walt Disney Company and the Eugene O’Neill Center underwrote an artist-in-residence for Model Killer as part of the National Puppetry Conference.

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