MFA 3 - Theatre
From 1942 to 2020
I had some experience when I was a kid and that experience taught me I could use any paper-like material to handle this issue, there is a sexy Chinese verb which I think is perfect to use for this method - 挼. And dear friends, you must know that toilet paper is water-soluble, but not every paper uses this technology. So, Good Luck.
In 2020, the current president, Trump tried to use the Chinese government to transfer internal conflicts. Social discrimination is happening again. As an Asian, I do n’t feel unsafe to live here, but sometimes seeing the information on the Internet and the words of some extremists really make me feel sad, because such people may live just next to me. My friends and I may be the next victims.
Human beings had great progress in terms of technology, but human nature has not changed much at all. 规则还是最一开始的弱肉强食, 难道不是吗?
At the beginning of this music, it was a sign, just like the Chinese government's initial reminder, but in fact, no one cared, and because of various restrictions, no one can do anything about it. until the music entered the next chapter-the outbreak. 在以前的时代的恐慌和愚昧是由于人眼看得见的战争, 而现在确是因为看不见的病毒.
The two results are the same but different, the same is between human, the difference is still between human.
Painting: Edward Hopper
Multimeda recordings of spontaneous music: prompts for assembling sound and image, running remote-distanced seances, and/or time-based annoyance. CalArts Percussion Ensemble: Morgan Alford, Kristyna Svihalkova, Henry Delargy, and Eric Lennartson Free Improvisation Ensemble: Camille Kiku Belair, Maria Alejandra Bulla, Rebecca Drapkin, Hazel Feiner, Brian Griffith, Jeremy Rosenstock, Adam Zuckerman, Kai Cleaveland, Stefany Glik, Bjorn Gustafsson, Terry […]
“Parallel Self Embraced is an upcoming interactive light art installation to be installed at Burning Man 2021. Parallel Self Embraced presents two panels with human figures outlined in their center. Radial lines extend outward from the figures and beckon as doorways for entry. Entering the piece trips a variety of sensors and reacts to human […]
Cindy Pepper ” Cynthia Pepper has been active in the performing arts for decades. She began her performance career early with Virginia Tanner. She performed with Bella Lewitzky, Loretta Livingston, Donald Byrd and choreographers throughout California. Cynthia currently teaches cultural world dances and choreographs for films. ” Alumni – Dance Boxing Can Be Fun A […]
An art therapy piece that utilizes a car experience to guide the audience in an intimate experience of self
Perry Cook (aka P-Ray) is professor emeritus of computer science (also music) at Princeton University. Cook is a visiting Artist/Lecturer at CalArts, founding advisor and IP Strategist to social music company Smule, and co-founder of online arts education company Kadenze. COVID Pan Drum: A Robot Tongue-Drum Rendering of the SARS-2 COVID Virus Genome I’m building […]
This art performance is about social justice in the 21st century, bringing to light the reality that our society now lives with police brutality. Many of my family members have had to have the “police” talk, “hoodie” talk, or “walking-out-late-at-night” talk with their teenagers, warning them that because of the color of their skin they […]
“Karma”, a song by Andrea Turk featuring Prince Husein, is a song that throws you into the situation of unreciprocated love and how one would react to it. In this song, both sides wish the other person well but also ‘karma’, for wasting their time and effort into a one-sided relationship. The music video features […]
Three kinetic sculptures explore relationships between circularity/co-opting/recycling and linearity/polarization/binary-ness, and how personal agency or positionality intersects with these linked mechanics. (They’re NOT “voting machines;” they reflect the operation of many large systems, frameworks and conversations, e.g., the relationship between the DIY ethos and capitalism, between the political far left and far right, and among nested […]