Welcome to samarskaya.com, a gateway and accumulation of various projects and initiatives that I have been involved with. Am based in Brooklyn, NY where it is Generally, input exceeds output, but the latest updates on are First Gaze Films () and out beyond this site Thousands in U.S.-bound migrant caravan pour into Mexican city ().
Identity and website design for Still(e), a short narrative by Susan Schwarzwald about the Holocaust and disappearance. The identity uses the assumed ‘Jewish’ typeface of the time, and fades the German translation into the background.
The site in turn was engineered as a ruminative dark gray tableau, keeping with the silent and thoughtful feel of the movie. Either scroll horizontally or click through to view video excerpts, quotes and stills, and watch the hidden moments whirl by as if from a speeding train. Excited about the patchwork of ultra-simple code bits that came together to make this website happen, by far my best technological feat to date.
Update: Still(e) Site no longer live.