Besides being absolutely ridiculous, the character of Dr. Zebrovski creates an over-the-top atmosphere to foster interaction through the dance interpretation of supernatural psychic visions. Stemming from a love of a zebra Snuggie, he explores interaction online through YouTube videos (garnering over 25,000 hits) and in-person readings that draw upon astrology and the occult. Dr. Zebrovski's use of minimalist color and zebra pattern extend his demanding personality and further promote the deterioration of mental barriers through disorientation and hypnosis. Drawing from examples like Youree Dell Harris (Miss Cleo), Dr. Zebrovski is intended as a parody of obviously fraudulent psychics. By providing psychic information in dance form only and with minimal explanation, he hopes to promote dance comprehension simply by allowing the audience to take what they will from his "readings."
For more information on Dr. Zebrovski, visit his website at zebrovski.com or his Facebook page at facebook.com/dr.zebrovski .
Highlighting my campy, mirthful aesthetic and queer perspective, I have created dozens of tableaus under the "living photograph" genre. These videos feature me and/or artistic collaborators in various positions and scenarios holding completely still for extended periods of time. When the illusion of an elaborate, two-dimensional photograph gives way via subtle natural movements, the viewer realizes they are indeed watching a time-based video. This discovery, making the viewer second guess whether they are viewing a snapshot or a video, is crucial to the overall success of each "living photograph."