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Autumn Casey - video artist

Autumn Casey - photo by Anthony Spinello
Autumn Casey - photo by Anthony Spinello

Autumn Casey

Video Artist

Age: 24

Hometown: Dallas, TX

Website: autumncasey.blogspot.com

 

Where do you draw inspiration from?

Hollywood movies and classic films. Universal ideas in commercial movies. I take those lofty romantic themes and work backwards to myself.

 

What influences your work?

People, comedians, music, Coca-Cola commercials, advertisements

 

What mediums do you work in?

Video, sculpture

 

Describe your style?

Improvisational and satirical

 

What is your take on Miami as a place to hone one’s craft?

The heat might have an affect on it, making it a little more lazy and crazy at the same time.

 

Do you have any famous relatives?

Andrew Jackson, Uncle Sam and Barnum & Bailey. This according to my nana, who was a June Taylor dancer on the Jackie Gleason Show.

 

Tell us something about yourself no one would expect?

I’m really good at starting dance lines, conga lines. I have a compulsive dance line disorder or something. I run around saying join the dance train.

 

What about the two all-girl bands you are a member of?

Snake Hole is punk music. I recently joined Luma Younger. It’s post- punk, trancey, got synthes, haunting. We’re doing Cinema Sounds at O Cinema. We’re creating a 15 minute composition to accompany the Japanese film, House, which is really fun.

 

What are your favorite Miami hang-outs?

Churchills. I work there, but its fun to hang out, too. Lemoni café is really good

 

If you were hosting a fantasy dinner party, who are the 4 must have guests?

Michael Jackson, Mitch Headberg, John Belushi, and Lou Reed.

 

What Song brings back your best Miami memory?

Panama by Van Halen

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