There is an existential inquiry at the heart of each experience I design. 
My intention is to awaken ourselves to the vastness of our own emotional landscape, to seek out the sources of fear that disengage us from one another and recalibrate one’s spiritual compass of truth.  
To achieve this heightened sensibility, I integrate my roots as a filmmaker with various aesthetic principles of performance, sculpture, interactive installation, neuroscience and more to better shape a Neo-Narrative that aims to reveal the story of each viewer and facilitate a question that was never asked before, one with an answer that can only be found within an individual who is eager to seek it.
Although my vocabulary of images and concepts can perhaps be unsettling, I believe that which discomforts us can often break the walls we hide behind, and transform them into an unexpected gateway toward what we truly value, illuminating new pathways of thinking, being and becoming… 

Brian C. Gonzalez is a Queer Chicano filmmaker, interdisciplinary artist, and educator working in a variety of mediums including video art, immersive installation, and performance, all under the artistic pseudonym TAXIPLASM.

  His film and video work has shown in Times Square (Midnight Moment), Sundance Film Festival, Fotografiska Museum, Gasteig München, United Nations, Art Basel Miami Beach, NADA Art Fair, Dubai Design Week, Dance On Camera, The David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, along with residencies for multimedia performance at The Robert Wilson Watermill Center, The Standard, and the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. He has most recently been awarded the Queer|Art Fellowship for Film developing his first narrative feature film, entitled “Where The Fire Follows”.

  He has taught internationally at Princeton University, The New School, Stanford University and more. Currently he is a professor in Storytelling and Narrative Arts at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and at the Berklee College of Music in Live Experience Design.