2006. Silent. 2 hours
Statue in a snowstorm.
2004. Ambient audio with no commentary dialogue. 2 hours (in real time)
Live raw feed of former President Reagan's body in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol Building.
2003. Audio. 2 hours.
Fireworks over Los Angeles.
Whiskey And Ice
2002. Silent. Slow motion. One hour 30 minutes.
2001. Silent. One hour.
Filmed from the Bonaventure Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.
Ramones: "Rockaway Beach"
2001. 6 hours. News footage.
Continuous live coverage of American Airlines Flight 587 Disaster in Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York City with the Ramones' "Rockaway Beach" looped over entire footage.
2001. Silent. Two hours.
1999. Silent. One hour.
Looped news coverage on the 1999 murder of X-8's father in Los Angeles.
1999. Silent. Two hours.
Footage of an Air France A-320 Airbus crashing into a forest at the end of a runway with 130 passengers aboard in Habsheim, France, June 1988. The original footage by Andre Karsenty.
In 1999, X-8 looped this sequence for two hours and entitled it Airline Crash. It debuted in Los Angeles industrial club Das Bunker the same year.
Velvet Belly: "Standstill"
A quiet love ballad mixed with Airline Crash footage. (See above)
+ SEE AND HEAR
The Beautiful Death
1999. Silent. 6 hours. NASA footage.
Imagery from several space shuttle missions.
1997. Audio. Two hours.
Aircraft approaching the runway at LAX.
1996. 6 hours.
A man with a truck bomb threatens to blow up Los Angeles television station KCAL. Live coverage and home video of LAPD SWAT teams and tanks taking position in front of X-8's studio.
Trees At Dusk
1995. Silent. Two hours.
Trees, branches and leaves swaying in the wind on a sunny afternoon. The images darken as the sun sets until they are ghost-like glimmers in the dark.