Visda Goudarzi- Junkmail
Tech Needs Projection, speakers: prefer stage audio system or similar
Description: Junkmail is an audio-visual piece as a reaction to the fact that "it takes more than 100 million trees to produce the total volume of junk mail that arrives in American mailboxes each year."
Bio: Visda Goudarzi is a Computer Musician interested in software development for computer music, human- computer interaction, gesture based interfaces, computer graphics and the application of new media in art. She recently graduated in the MA/MST program at CCRMA. She has also a Masters degree in Computer Science from TU Vienna and plays piano.
Sweat Shop Boys - Adam Somers and Sean Price
Tech Needs: 2 Speakers/Amp, subwoofer preferred, 2 1/4" outputs, table, power. We are happy to play in a reverberant space
Description: Slowly evolving, dark, drone/ambient
Bio: The Sweat Shop Boys are a drone act formed in 2005 at CalArts by Adam Somers and Sean Price. Over the years they have refined a vocabulary for improvised noise and ambient performance using analog modular synthesizers and custom software. Sean Price currently resides in Oakland, CA and is attending Mills College in the Electronic Music MFA program. Adam Somers resides in Palo Alto and is attending Stanford University in CCRMA's MA/MST program.
Hongchan Choi - Mirror II, Fragmenta
- Mirror II (Interactive audiovisual installation)
Tech Needs: 1x Macbook pro, 1x big screen TV or projector, 1x microphone, speaker (a pair of regular speaker or hemisphere would be fine)
Sample video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_ppG79jnmc
- Fragmenta (real-time audiovisual performance OR playback recorded media)
Tech Needs: just a projector (with D-SUB input and an extension cable perhaps)
Sample video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ajz5aF8cbyQ
Description: The project "Fragmenta" is an aesthetic & experimental approach to creating audiovisual art with rich inter-media interaction. With the notion of "organic binding" between audio and visual objects, the main goal of these series of experiments is to make audiences feel these audiovisual scenes as an united sense. This piece was implemented with two software platforms: Chuck and Processing. OSC(OpenSound Control) was used for inter-connecting two applications.
A composer && programmer who is eager to experiment an artistic mixture of music and visual. After years of study for an undergraduate degree in information engineering and a master's in computer music, Hongchan is a candidate for a doctoral degree(D.M.A.) and preparing a disseratation on visual music and audiovisual art. Creating a variety of multimedia works such as cross-modal performances and audiovisual installations, He has been participating numerous concerts and exhibitions in Seoul, Korea. Besides, with proficient experience in commercial music production as well as multimedia art, He has multi-year career in teaching in music technology and multimedia programming.
(descriptions are awfully improvised, need to be fixed.. ooh)
Jason Sadural - Audio Tunnel playback
Tech NeedsPrefers listening room
Adam Sheppard, Bj - title needed
Carr Wilkerson - LOLFO
Tech Needs - stereo 1/4 in out, 1/2 table space, 3 power outlets, (no video/graphics planned), it would be nice to have a sub.
Description - downtempo ambient dubstep
Bio Carr Wilkerson is a System Administrator at CCMRA specializing in Linux and Mac OS systems. He is a controller and software system builder and sometime performer/impresario. He has a BS in Physics from Tulane University, Master of Arts in Music Science and Technology from Stanford University, and a Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Tulane. In a previous life, he was a US Navy Nuclear Propulsion Engineer (think Scotty).
Steinunn Arnardottir - Put my hands in your pocket project
Tech Needs Speakers, cables from mixer to speaker (XLR or 1/4" jack outputs), table
Description A dj set possibly with some live-ness added to it..
Bio Steinunn Arnardottir received her B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Iceland in 2006 and a M.A. in Music, Science and Technology from Stanford's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) in 2008. She is currently working toward a M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University and will graduate in Spring 2010.
Fernando Lopez-Lezcano - title needed
Tech Needs Stage audio system
Cobi Van Tonder - title needed if any
Luke Dahl - title needed if any
Bio Tech Needs Samples Description Bio