Keith Telfeyan received an MFA in New York from Parsons the New School for Design in the field of Photography & Related Media. Time, space and perception are major themes throughout his work. Keith uses the camera to further a meditation practice, aiming at something like spiritual awareness. He employs minimalism for a poetic simplicity, and perspectival rigidity for formal cohesion.

Wait

2014
4m, HD video, sound

A decontextualized traffic light, birds flying, the passage of time and where the mind goes

 

Mild Catastrophe

2018
C-Prints, dimensions variable

This photo series explores seasonal depression in Berlin, Germany.

 

Working in Light

2012
4m, HD video, sound

Music video for Isan’s “Working in Dust”
Focusing on Los Angeles bedroom light through trees

 

Trance States

2012
C-prints, dimensions variable

This photo series searches for the sublime, aiming to capture the sense of awe to be found in the human mind when confronted with natural beauty.

 

Lyrics to an Instrumental Song

2011
11m11s loop, super-8 film transfer, sound
(online single-channel version)

A non-narrative multi-channel tone poem about beauty found in the banal dailiness of life

 

Hidden Place

2009
4m20s, super-8 film, sound

A dream about a cat in Buenos Aires

 

Night Visions

2013
HD video, sound

An exploration of interstice between dread and peace. Floating anxiety passes through LA nights.

 

I Will Be Here

2014
6m06s, HD video, sound

The process of interpreting visual images through a brain, and further through evolving technologies

 

Fill Us with the Sun

2016
2m, video, sound

I made a song and then used Instagram videos to create a nostalgic, sweet ode to life in general.