Music Videos

Directed by - Jacqueline Castel | Produced by - JP Castel

Shot & Edited by Jacqueline Castel

Studio Set Designer: Judge Finklea 
Set Dresser: Jenna Kieselbach
Art Assistant: Samantha Jacober

Wardrobe: Dawn Castel & Onyenauchea Nwabuzor
Wardrobe Assistant: Emma Chammah
Make-Up: Stephanie Wise 
Hair: Jessica Belanger 
Hair Assistant: Mathew Moody

Gaffer & Assistant Camera: Yusuke Sato 
Key Grip: Christopher Pevey 
Best Boy Grip: Alan Torres


Directed by Jacqueline Castel and taken from the album 'Conatus', the video is based on the Sphinx moth legend, which passes through metamorphosis in underground chambers and who's natural habitat is the desert. Take that Florence! 

Running time: 05:18 - Premiered on The New York Times


Additional Assistance & Thanks: Dee Myles, Trent Wolbe, & Daniel Denton

VFX: JP Castel, Tobias Arturi, Zev Deans, & Jacqueline Castel

Extra Special Thanks: Chris Castel, Dan Crist, & Zev Deans

Special Thanks: 
Cameron and Tony Lowder of Cam's Crystal Gallery (kristauphe-gems.com/)
Gary Robert Buchanan of International Community Guilds
Christine "Crunchy" Nash of Big Art Labs
Tiffany Gutierrez & Danny Preston of Rainbow Arabia


"With the “dope-as-fuck” (per Tom) Conatus dropping tomorrow, what better to start out Zola Jesus coronation week than with an eerie, hypnotic video from that LP?"

Oct 3rd '11 by  @ 2:27pm

"A concentrated vision from an artist that has been inching toward this moment for her whole career."


POSTED October 3, 2011 4:04PM IN MUSIC VIDEO

"The New York Times has the Jacqueline Castel-directed video for album cut "Vessel". 

By Larry Fitzmaurice on October 3, 2011 at 12:28 p.m.

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