Friday, February 17, 2017

A brand new video debut!  A Marbled Swarm, A Hornet's Tongue is a witchy, grimy, hypnotic throwback to 90's  era music videos you'd obsess over late night on MTV's 120 Minutes program. Shot on location in southern Iceland, it is teh title track from Boarding School's brand new album.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Boarding School: A Marbled Swarm, A Hornet's Tongue (2017)


A Marbled Swarm, A Hornet's Nest" is the sophomore album and yet third full length release from Boarding School following Mute Songs Vols 1 & 2. Inspired by the work of controversial author Dennis Cooper as well being the first Boarding School written and recorded domestically in the United States in Klaus-Vineyard's newly adopted home town of Seattle Washington.


released January 13, 2017
All instruments, programming and mixing by AKV at Movable Feast, Seattle, Washington    ©2016-2017 LGSR
Mastering by Ebin Davie,  Portland, Oregon

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Boarding School -Electric Sheep

Electric Sheep is the ambient/artnoise composition that will provide the score to a new video installation work later this year.  it was recorded and remixed during the same sessions as the upcoming    "A Marbled Swarm, A Hornet's Tongue" (out 01-13-2017 on Le Garçon Sale Records). The 48 min sound-design piece runs the gamut from anxiety-inducing dissonance to hypnotic late night trip-hop and back again.

It's available to stream now and for download on February 03

Friday, October 21, 2016

Hir by Taylor Mac at Defunkt Theatre

  " Klaus-Vineyard and the cast have honored Mac’s play, but kicked it up a notch with their with great attention to making the characters’ internal conflicts seem real. Access is a theme around which much of Taylor Mac’s work revolves. Defunkt lets you in for a while to a version of Mac’s past, through a joy ride of the transformative power of play. " -Oregon Artswatch

Friday, July 8, 2016

Boarding School M/JOHN/W

 M/JOHN/W  is the latest release from Boarding School on Le Garçon Sale Records . M/JOHN/W originally appeared as part of the score for Defunkt Theatre's multiple award nominated production of Cock by Mike Bartlett . The ambient sound design composition appears here in a slightly reworked form.   You can grab a copy here, it's pay what you will as always!

Friday, May 27, 2016

Bedroom Series (David) [NSFW]

Bedroom Series (David no. 10)  ©2016

 Actor and writer David for the bedroom series.   David and I have worked together on numerous theatre productions over the last decade and was a pleasure to finally get him in front of my lens wrapping up the bedroom series. 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Revisionist Histories

In Bloom 02 ©2016

A new series taking low-res archival and unused photos from my past work and manipulating and abstracting them with an eye towards graphic design and graffiti.   

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Bedroom series (Clifton) [NSFW]

Bedroom Series (Clifton no. 35)  ©2016

 After appearing in two back to back critically acclaimed stage productions (Cock by Mike Bartlett & the controversial masterpiece Blasted by Sarah Kane) up and coming actor Clifton  tries out a new role as model for the Bedroom series. A Midwesterner relocated to the Pacific Northwest Clifton is a talented actor on the rise and we look forward to his continued success in the near future.

Passages (Clifton)

Passages (Clifton no. 01) ©2016

      Actor Clifton  has had quite the year with the lead roles in Cock by Mike Bartlett and  most recently in the critically acclaimed production of Blasted by Sarah Kane (both staged at Defunkt Theatre).  A gifted and tremendously talented actor ( and first time model) one of the final participants of the Passages and Bedroom series which comes to it's conclusion this month.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Passages (Nick Mattos)

Passages (Nick Mattos no 04) ©2016

Author Nick Mattos joins the Passages series. Nick has been a long time friend and collaborator having appeared in my film I Am Not Myself Today, the feature film Spark and in work created for Pulse.  Nick was a long time contributor to Just Out and PQ Monthly among other publications writing on spirituality, relationships and LGBT issues. 

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Bedroom Series (Christopher Hall) [NSFW]

Bedroom Series (Christopher Hall no.01) ©2016

 Artist Chris Hall joins the ranks of the Bedroom series. The Portland-based multimedia artist mixes painting, photography, and projection based work critiquing social issues in our media culture.  Only three more models remain for the series. Lucky 13. then collected into book form and slide show for presentation.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Passages (Christopher Hall)

Passages (Christopher Hall no. 01) ©2016
 Artist Chris Hall joins the ranks of the Passages series. The Portland-based multimedia artist mixes painting, photography, and projection based work critiquing social issues in our media culture.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Eight naked men, in alphabetical order, in my bed

Andy J © 2016
Eight naked men, in alphabetical order in my bed.  As I finalize the last remaining shoots for the bedroom series in Portland and gear up for my next grand adventure this summer I thought I'd revisit some of the previous shoots with a few outtakes. Enjoy

Friday, February 26, 2016


Heliotrope no 01 © 2016
Heliotrope continues the glitch based deconstruction of archival photos taken in the late 90's-early 2000s. The images were shot with low res early digital cameras and are being manipulated through a variety of apps, and processes before final printing. It's a dialog between the artist I once was and the one I have become.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Broken Bits

Broken Bits no. 01 ©2016
 Broken Bits series is inspired by the late 80's early 90's childhood and teenage years- specifically the glitches seen in Nintendo NES games. Combined with that other adolescent obsession like late nights, contraband porn, and horror movies the aesthetic is a scrambled nightmare of have concealed pixels based on source material form my archives. 

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