Mahakala Oratorio is a collaboration with composer Leila Adu. The oratorio was commissioned and performed online during the pandemic by Nashville, TN contemporary chamber music ensemble chatterbird.
MICHI is a duet performance with dancer Kiori Kawai. Sound initiates movement, movement initiates visuals, visuals initiate sound, and vice versa through an improvisatory setting. A depth camera tracks Kawai’s movements from above and projected visuals on the ground are aligned with where she is dancing.
NYU Abu Dhabi Faculty Art Show
A series of works conceptualizing our inherently chaotic, yet emergent, world of form in fundamental (axiomatic) ways. The show consisted of prints displayed alongside looped animations of how the prints were formed.
Galleria Performance, Abu Dhabi, UAE:
A collaborative, interactive performance with Kiori Kawai, Zahed Sultan, and Aaron Sherwood. Performed outdoors at The Galleria, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi.
has 11 interactive spheres, mirroring the 11 electrons the element sodium contains. The spheres are laid out in concentric circles, in the same arrangment as the chemical element. A spin-off of MICRO, each sphere lights up and emits sound when touched.
Sónar Festival - Barcelona, Spain:
Created and performed visuals live with The Martinez Brothers at the main stage at the Sónar music festival in Barcelona. Their own visual artwork was manipulated and "drawn" on screen, morphing from image to image, synced to the music.
Spark! - Mesa Arts Center:
A new interactive outdoor pop up installation where people's movements make projected glowing balls and particles scatter, as well as generating sound. MIZARU was also exhibted, and there were performances with both MIZARU and Archetype.
MICRO - Double Helix:
An expansion of MICRO, two waves of touch interactive spheres create sound and light across the Marshall Way Bridge, over the Arizona Canal in Scottsdale, AZ. People are the bonds that bring the Double Helix to life. Commissioned by Scottsdale Public Art.
MICRO explores the small universe that is our body and mind. It consists of 200 interactive spheres. When a sphere is touched it generates a unique sound, and lights up. As people play with the spheres they are engulfed by a symphony of lights and sounds surrounding them on all sides.
Archetype is an expression of impermanence realized through a multichannel audio/visual installation. Visuals are displayed on three translucent sheets of paper arranged in a circle. Sounds move around & across the space through four speakers.
A performance of MIZARU at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Dancers perform with an interactive spandex wall triggering sounds and visuals. Audience members get to play with the installation in between performances.
The Magnetophone is a sound sculpture with 14 guitar strings and 14 homemade electromagnets. Continuously generative, electromagnetic fields make the strings vibrate.
A translation of the MIZARU performance into an Honorarium installation for Burning Man 2013. MIZARU is about life and death, and how the border between life and death exists everywhere.
Created in residence at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center. MIZARU is a dance performance with interactive multimedia, exploring life and death, technology and the human body.
Created interactive visuals for Bonnaroo's giant LED clocktower. As people pass by the tower their movements make the glowy waves undulate more. Client: Superfly Presents.
An interactive media installation with a stretched sheet of spandex that acts as a membrane interface
sensitive to depth that people
can push into and create fire-like visuals and expressively play music.
A robotic glockenspiel triggered by plucking guitar strings, with beams of light projected on the strings.
Each time a string is plucked a corresponding bell is struck and
a beam of light flows up and down the length of the string.
Purring Tiger - Water in the Desert:
A multimedia/ dance/music performance developed in residence at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center.
In the performance, dancers' movements make visuals in real time,
as well as creating and controlling sound.
Musicians improvise along with the sounds that the dancers are creating.
A series of pop-up interactive installations in various NYC locations during the summer of 2011.
Pedestrians' movements make music via webcam. Their images are projected on walls and manipulated.
Elaine Summers - Sun Moon & Stars:
Helped create visuals for Elaine Summers' Sun Moon and Stars performance at
Fundacao de Serralves/Museu de Arte Contemporanea in Porto, Portugal.
A multi-cultural, multimedia, experimental performance group dedicated
to bringing people together in the context of Art, in a subtext of Wonder. Co-founded with Kiori Kawai.