PORTRAIT AS A RANDOM ACT OF VIOLENCE
Director: Randall Okita
Canada, 2012, 4 min
Crew:Producers: Randall Okita, Jason Lapeyre, Heidi Tao Yang - Cinematographer: Samy Inayeh - Editor: Mike Reisacher - Composer: Lodewijk Vos, Joseph Murray
Portrait as a Random Act of Violence is a piece that incorporates performance and sculpture toexamine themes of harm, protest, and destructive and restorative transformations.
About the director
Randall Lloyd Okita is a Canadian visual artist whose work often incorporates elements of sculpture, technology, drama and rich cinematography. Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, his work has won national and international acclaim, has been broadcast internationally, and screened as official selections in festivals from San Francisco to Tehran. In addition to making things in Toronto, Randall is the Program Director and Filmmaker in Residence at Presenting Our Vision, a registered charity and training network dedicated to exposing youth to filmmaking. His favorite road snack is celery.