Commissioned Portraits

What you get:

  • High Definition (HD) or Ultra High Definition (UHD) video, 3+ minutes long, delivered on a USB artstick with a signed certificate of authenticity
  • Three signed 7 X 12 inch prints on museum archival paper
  • Registration in the collector’s database (important for resale)

 

The Process:

  • Interview with me (in person, Skype, email, etc.)
    • beliefs
    • goals
    • anything you want me to consider
  • Decide on what data is to be used (such as DNA, tracking, MRI, etc.)
  • Source data such as 23andMe, Fitbit, etc.
  • I create the video
  • Together pick three frames from the video
  • A video takes on the average 50 hours to create with a three month lead time

 

Prices:

  • Client gets original video/prints – artist can copy and resell video/prints.
    • $250 per person per data source – examples:
      • 1 person with DNA data = $500
      • 1 person with DNA and Fitbit like tracking data = $750
      • 2 people each with DNA = $1,000      
      • 4 person family each with DNA = $2,000
  • Client gets exclusive rights to original and all copies of the video/prints.  The artist gives up all rights to the artwork.
    • $500 per person per data source – examples:
      • 1 person with DNA data = $1,000
      • 1 person with DNA and Fitbit like tracking data = $1,500
      • 2 people each with DNA = $2,000      
      • 4 person family each with DNA = $4,000
  • Corporate, non-profit, and government commissions are on a case by case basis taking into consideration the size of the installation, number of people involved, number of data sources.    

 

  • We can discuss variations from the above.