Interactive Art

Selected Performances

Air Tropes,” A signification of soybean growth data, which emphasized differences between CO2-enhanced and Ozone-enhanced environments for plant growth. Part of the “Sounds of Science” collaboration between artists and scientists. Performed at the University of Illinois  Krannert Art Museum, September 2014.

Kinetic Flame,” Interactive, 6-movement piece for dancer, percussion, motion sensors, electronics, lighting, and video. Performed at the University of Illinois Krannert Art Museum, April 2011. Available at: https://vimeo.com/23083695.

Dark Star,” Interactive, algorithmic piece for dancer,  motion sensors, and electronically-generated and modulated sound. The dancer’s movements modulated the sound and triggered complementary sonic events. Performed at the University of Illinois Krannert Art Museum, April 2011. Available at: https://vimeo.com/63711846.

Remembering,” Composed piece for 4 voices and chamber orchestra, based  on WWII oral history texts. Performed at University of Illinois, Smith Hall, October 2010.

Voltage,” A 7-movement piece for flute, piano, and electronics. Performed at Smith Hall, University of Illinois, July 2010.

Developed the gesture tracking component for a remade version of “Astral Convertible,” an original Trisha Brown/John Cage piece. Dancers wore motion sensors embedded in their costumes, and the quality of their motion triggered lighting and sound changes. Performed at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois, February 2009. See this YouTube video for short clips of the performance and commentary about the project.

Edream and Be Merry,” Interactive, improvised, geographically distributed performance for violin, flute, and distributed virtual worlds display. Developed portions of the interactive software, and performed the flute part. Performed at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois, HASTAC Blue Lights in the Basement event, April 2009. See a recording of this piece taken at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) space.