SWITSER + KNIGHT is a creative studio based in Brooklyn, NY that focuses on the integration of video and live performance. We design, create and integrate original content seamlessly in to live performances to bring depth and playfulness to the stage. Our work has been seen in opera halls, theaters, museums, concert halls and abandoned warehouses around the world. With a team of animators and technologists at our fingertips we can develop everything from interactive installations to large scale projection mapping events.
AUSTIN SWITSER is an internationally acclaimed video designer with 15 years of experience working exclusively with the use of video and projection in performance. Opera: Onegin (Spoleto Festival) Trojan Women (National Changgeuk Company of Korea), Paradise Interrupted (Spoleto Festival, Lincoln Center Festival, Singapore Festival of the Arts), Emilie (Spoleto Festival, Lincoln Center Festival, Finnish National Opera), Facing Goya (Spoleto Festival), Tristan and Isolde (The Dallas Opera). Austin is the resident video designer for The New York based performance and media company The Builders Association (Elements of Oz, Sontag: Reborn, House/Divided, Jet Lag 2010). Other designs have been seen at Signature Theater, New York Theater Workshop, The Apollo Theater, The Mark Taper Forum, The La Jolla Playhouse and The Ahmanson. Austin attended CalArts where he created the first degree in Video for Live Performance.
200 6th Street #3A
Brooklyn NY 11215