Plazaville Credits/Cast

Plazaville is a 2009 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc., (aka Ether-Ore) for its Turbulence web site. It was made possible with funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Produced by G.H. Hovagimyan with Christina McPhee & Artists Meeting.

Leesa and Nicole Abahuni are artists and twins based in New York who collaborate on the investigations of the senses through multimedia installations and performance. They have exhibited nationally,and internationally, recent exhibitions include the 6th International Arts Biennial of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates; ICA, London; Redux Projects, London; Gallery Mouri, Tokyo; HalfMachine Festival, Copenhagen; Eyebeam, NYC; Siggraph, Los Angeles; Location One Gallery, NYC, D.U.M.B.O. Arts Festival, Brooklyn; DAC, Brooklyn. [Acting]

Juan Cardenas [Acting - Sleazy Hotel Clerk]

Scott Casper [Acting - Professor Eckle]

Eliza Fernbach makes films and site specific installations that explore the timeline of life. "Rushing to Your Death?" the central question examined in her work was most recently seen on RT 1/9 in NJ on a commercial billboard. Fernbach contributes to as a reviewer. Acting work includes theatre and film most recently Zoe Beloff's 2005 3-D film "Charming Augustine". [Acting - Seductress #1]

G.H. Hovagimyan is one of the first artists in New York to start working with the Internet and new media in the early nineties. His work ranges from hypertext works to digital performance art, installations and HD video.
Homepage -- [Original Concept, Camera, Writing, Directing, Script Breakout, Sound, Editing, Acting]

Kelly Howe [Acting - Labcoated Technician]

Thomas Hutchison is a multi-media artist/air hockey champion living and working in New York. Since his graduation from the University of Florida's Electronic Intermedia MFA program in 2004 he has participated in a number of shows including: Dumbo Arts Festival, Flux Factory's Secret Clubhouse Project, Inter-Society of Electronic Arts(ISEA)2007 SanJose Museum of Art, Festa di Cane Bastardo Timberspace, Los Angles, and YMI at Dead End Gallery, Brooklyn. [Acting, Script Breakout, Lighting Design]

Lanna Joffrey is a critically acclaimed and award-winning actress/playwright.  Her documentary play, Valiant has enjoyed numerous performances at the NY International Fringe Festival, The Culture Project's IMPACT Festival, United Nations Celebration for Women, Williamstown Theatre Festival... Lanna received a NY Fringe Festival Performance Award and NY Theatre Innovative Nomination for Valiant, an IRNE Award for best solo performance for Heather Raffo's Nine Parts of Desire and a Denver Post Ovation Award for Jason Grote's 1001.   . [Acting]      

Kate Kertez, AEA
NYC Actor, Singer, Dancer, Voiceover Artist [Acting- Labcoated Technician, Seductress #2 ]

Lara Star Martini is a 25 year old hyper personal self-portrait artist who reigns supreme in the laundering-her-dirty-panties-in-public genre, or so she likes to think. Her work stretches from the ultra banal to the oversexed, in performance, video, installation, and painting, but always revolving around the classic question “Who am i?” She has shown/performed at the James Cohan Gallery, Tribes Gallery, and the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. [Acting]

Bryant Mason is New York-based actor and has worked with such companies as Intar, NYTW, EST, New York Classical Theatre, Theatre for the New City, Rattlestick, Summer Play Festival, the Lark, the Culture Project, Youngbloods, MultiStages, NoPassport, New Dramatists, Primary Stages and Mile Square Theatre, among others, as well as various regional theatres around the country. BA, University of Dallas; MFA, FSU/Asolo Conservatory. [Acting - Henry Dickson]

Christina McPhee (SF)  is a new media filmmaker and visual artist whose work deals with traumatic memory and psychotropic landscapes. Her recent new media topologies have been featured on Turbulence artists studio:
La Conchita mon amour (2006) and She has been watching Godard since the age of ten.
[Camera, Editing]

Patrick Porter -- [Acting- Chief Engineer]

Maria João Salema is a artist living in New York and Lisbon. She just paints, however, occasional bouts of insanity will generate art works in other mediums. [Acting, Script Breakout]

Raphaele Shirley lives and works in New York City. She pecializes in public art and collaborative projects. [PAM] is her most recent collaboration. She's worked with Nam June Paik in the development of his laser sculptures(1997-2002), Alex Haas and Brian Eno in the creation of "Sanctum". She also was a founding member of the New York International Fringe Festival. She has produced and coordinated projects such as the experimental club "Show World Art Center" set in a former adult entertainment center in Times Square and "Between Dreams" by Shime Attie/Creative Time. [Editing, Set Design, Location Manager]

George Spaeth [Acting - Lemme Caution]

Lee Wells ( is an artist and curator whose work primarily questions systems of power and control. Wells has been exhibited internationally for over 10 years, including the 51st Venice Biennale, NCCA Moscow, WRO07 XII International Media Biennial and the PS1 Contemporary Art Center. He is a co-founder and director of IFAC-arts, an alternative exhibition program for artists and curators, since 1996. He is also a co-founder of [PAM] the [Camera, Acting]

Edita Zulic is a linguist and an event producer, working in a diplomatic community. Her main interest are events with a focus on reconciliation between diverse cultures and raising awareness of issues that underdeveloped communities are faced with. Since 2002 she has been affiliated with Nsumi art collective, and together with Nsumi she joined Artists Meeting in 2006. She is one of the founders and organizers of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival in New York, and serves on a Board of Directors of Doors Art Foundation, a non-profit organization promoting Croatian artists. She has lent her voice to a Bosnian radio show on WNYE 91.5FM, and has worked on a number of film festivals in New York. Edita is especially drawn to French New Wave, Italian and German cinema. She has always wished to act in an indie or experimental film. [Acting]