A Different Silence – Michael Importico

  In this video, Slow Dance, I wanted to expand the idea of silence.  I see silence as a lack of communication, or even a lack of interaction that reaches far beyond the idea of auditory silence.  Each person, each situation has its own baseline of silence.  Silence from sound is only one aspect of…

Bald-faced Controller – documentation [Miles]

Elevator Incident from Miles Peyton on Vimeo.   Air traffic control (ATC) refers to communications from controllers on the ground who attempt to prevent aircraft collisions. My interest in ATC stems from experiences I had as a child in my father’s single-engine airplane. Drawing from the notion of a disembodied controller, Bald-faced Controller envisions bald-faced hornets…

FInal Project Documentation/Milestones – Jake

ARTIST STATEMENT My piece is titled ‘listen carefully,’ and is essentially an exploration of sensory limitations.  Specifically, I wanted to explore the thresholds of human hearing.  The first threshold I wanted to isolate was the difference between silence and perceived sound; there is an exact moment at which a signal becomes loud enough for a…

Synthesized Landscape – Statement – Michael Importico

<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/94611399″>SynthesizedLandscape</a&gt; from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/michaeltristan”>Michael Importico</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p> My final work, Synthesized Landscape is a multi-media installation currently on exhibit in the Miller Gallery, on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University. It is a barren synthesized landscape of glass, metal light and sound. This work is both a reaction to and an exploration of synthesized nature.  As…

Inbody Artist Statement -Mitsuko

INBODY – performance, video/audio installation at the Miller Gallery   Currently, I am focused on the spatial relationship between performer and audience in accordance to dance. Often audience members are at a fair distance to the dance performer creating a distinct boundary between parties. For my piece Inbody, I created an intimate spatial relationship with…