In which the coffee mugs offer explanation.
In Which the Coffee Mugs Offer Explanation was produced for the 2007 TCF ShortDocs Challenge: Dollar Storeys.
Rick Moody is the author of five novels, three collections of stories, a memoir, and, most recently, a volume of essays On Celestial Music and Other Adventures in Listening. He also plays music in The Wingdale Community Singers, whose third album "Night, Sleep, Death" was just released by Blue Chopsticks Recordings.
Laura Vitale is a multimedia artist and sound designer living in Brooklyn, NY. At Brown University she earned an undergraduate degree in visual art, and during that time began learning about electronic music and sound as an artistic medium. Since then she's been absorbed with field recordings. In addition to her personal work she currently works in sound post-production for film and television.
The Dollar Storeys project invited any/everyone to produce a short audio work inspired by one of three items purchased at a dollar store:
- ceramic mug sporting feisty feminist banter
- 4-pack of wooden mousetraps
- an old-school bicycle bell
In Which the Coffee Mugs Offer Explanation was inspired by the feisty mug.
Read more about and listen to all 82 Dollar Storeys.