"Artist Alison O’Daniel has a manifesto. “Sound is primary; but other materials and sculptures play out cinematically in a three-act structure of emotional landscapes — a jarringly non-linear experience of simultaneous time that rises through the body.” Using a collaborative, cross-platform process, she makes her strange, fascinating, and lyrical work in interdependent video, sculpture, and sound. She’s at the end of a huge summer that saw, among other developments, various video, sound, and sculptural components of her ongoing project “The Tuba Thieves” being exhibited simultaneously at two of the finest galleries in town (L.A. Louver and Samuel Freeman). The new film depicts “several days in the life of Nyke (a Deaf drummer), her Zamboni-driving father, and her boyfriend, Nature Boy. Their quiet routines are mysteriously shaped and transformed by events both past and present: a string of tuba thefts in L.A.’s middle and high schools, Hurricane Sandy on the East coast, and the 1952 performance of John Cage’s silent musical composition, “4 min, 33 seconds.”” — continue reading at KCET/Artbound.