About

David Bernabo is a filmmaker, musician, dancer, visual artist, and writer, performing with the bands Host Skull and How Things Are Made; devising dances with his variable dance company, MODULES; and often collaborating with Maree ReMalia | merrygogo. He curates and produces work for the Ongoing Box imprint and co-curates the Lightlab Performance Series with slowdanger.

David's recent projects include a four-film documentary series called Food Systems, the culinary travelogue The Vacation, a feature-length documentary about the history of the Mattress Factory museum, an art exhibit at SPACE Gallery with Blaine Siegel, and an evening-length dance work at New Hazlett Theater for seven movers and one musician called The Reduction.  

Past Lives
arts and culture editor, The Glassblock
curator, Hear/Now Performance Series
co-curator, Abstract On Black record label
founder, How Green Was My Valley Records

 

Selected Press

2017
Host Skull Subverts the Expected with New Avant-Rock Album, “Destruction”, Sound Scene Review
Indie rock band Host Skull plans its own 'Destruction', Post-Gazette

2016
Causal Loop Review, City Paper
Bloomfield filmmaker's series continues look at Pittsburgh food scene, Tribune-Review
Food Systems, Pittsburgh Magazine
David Bernabo’s New Experimental Album The Inn
WHY THE 'HOT NEW FOOD TOWN' MUST DIE, Thrillist

2015
Dear Pittsburgh Featured Artist
The Reduction; review by Alexandra Oliver
The Reduction Q&A; conducted by Alexandra Oliver
Food Systems, NEXTpittsburgh
Food Systems, Pitt News
Food Systems, City Paper

2014
Ongoing Box; film review by Bill O'Driscoll
Interview - Artists of Pittsburgh

2013
Hexagon 8", review by David Leicht
Host Skull on NPR

2012
Unreliable Narrator - Locally Toned project

2011
Host Skull preview, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  Photography by Garret Jones

 

Photography by Garret Jones