Building a Black Magic Pocket Cinema 6K Rig

In September 2020 I decided to get back into videography/cinematography after nearly a 15-year hiatus and build my dream Black Magic Pocket Cinema 6K (BMPC6K) rig from Blackmagicdesign. Build 1 Assembling all the parts for the camera and cage. Build update 2 Adding a decently wide angle lens. I quickly grabbed a Cannon EF-S 10-22mm USM from BestBuy which was… Read more →

My Home Studio

Since moving back to WNY after 13 years in New York City this author decided to build a home post production studio.  Living in NYC is expensive and space is limited, so my time there was really spent getting rid of gear and not collecting it. While living in NYC I had been focused on web development, IT Administration and… Read more →

Perpetual Art Machine

A Short History of Perpetual Art Machine [PAM]

Background: Perpetual Art Machine [PAM] was a video project that was created by Chris Borkowski, Aaron Miller, Raphaele Shirley and Lee Wells in December of 2005. The project was exhibited over 30 times in various locations around the globe from 2006-2009. The website which was an integral component of the project ran from 2005 to 2012. This article is a… Read more →


Learning TouchDesigner

This article is a work in progress, but serves as a log and journal as the author explores the TouchDesigner software and framework.  This author began learning TouchDesigner in the Fall of 2019. TouchDesigner is a node-based visual programming language for real-time interactive multimedia content, developed by the Toronto-based company Derivative Resources & Links – Download the free version… Read more →


Chris Borkowski is a media maker from Buffalo, NY who has lived and worked in New York City and San Diego. He is currently an Implementation Specialist at Gallery Systems in NYC. From 2010 to 2014 he was contracted as the Lead Developer for the Balboa Park Online Collaboration . In June 2014 and as part of his freelance practice, he… Read more →

Mayday Project

The Mayday project is a series of 1 minute audio and video sketches that are compact, self-contained, yet interrelated works that share common themes and visual aesthetics. The goal was to create an entire piece each day for the month of May, 2019 within 24 hours using nothing but iPhone audio and video apps. I chose 1 minute because of… Read more →

Artistic Exhibitions and Screenings

Occasionally I make and show digital art, audio, and video. Sometimes I perform it. 2019 “Mayday Project” – multi screen video installation – Music is Art Festival, Buffalo, NY. 2012 “This is California” – video installation – All Night Book Store group show, Peanut Underground Gallery, New York, NY. 2011 “This is California” – interactive video installation – Music is… Read more →

2009 Webby Award

Web sites I’ve created or worked on.

Here’s a brief list of web sites I’ve created or worked on. WordPress 5 – Network Multisite WordPress 4 Drupal 7 & 6 Joomal 1.5 CakePHP Custom: https:/ Read more →

Good Things Come in Small Packages

It was time for a serious technology refresh for my personal home studio. I built the tech refresh around a Zotac IDQ1 barebones kit which I turned into a triple boot Hackintosh. This relatively inexpensive base systems screams at it’s price point of less than $700. I have the box booting Windows 10 and Linux 14LTS in about 5 seconds… Read more →