this Digital Video Meditation, integral and transpersonal
approaches to the creation of film, video, and multimedia
expressions are explored in an attempt to capture interspecies resonance
and the presence and atmosphere of a
Specifically, BUTTERFLIES is an attempt to capture the
experience and state of
consciousness one can enter when being in the midst of a monarch butterfly
BUTTERFLIES was shot at the
monarch butterfly sanctuary in Pacific Grove, California over several days at
the height of the monarch butterfly mating season.
Integral and transpersonal
practices were used in the recording and editing of BUTTERFLIES to induce
transformative creation-states in order to attempt to capture and express
cinematic resonance between creator, non-human sentient subjects (monarch
butterflies), and the viewer.
Integral Institute, Association for
Transpersonal Psychology, and Conference Recording Services.