Christine Lee

MFA 1 - Art

Happy Headroom

“Happy Headroom” was part of my mid-residency show titled “Living Threads” in February 2020. The immersive installation consisted of 4-channel video and sculptures. In this video, my mom and I perform rituals as a visceral process to create a dialogue between changing states of self and site. Hair, simultaneously dead and living, functions as a tapestry of histories, biologies, and traditions, a weaving of nonlinear temporalities. The (un)raveling is a transference and exchange of memories, pain, and love, and transforms into a shared, intergenerational heirloom. Family becomes the representational vehicle that allows me to explore roles of tradition, family dynamics, emotional intimacy, and in a broader lens, a discussion of race, class, and migration.

 

Directors

Ajay Kapur Ajay Kapur defines himself as a “Musical Scientist.” The “Scientist” in him organizes experiments on how computer programming, electrical engineering, and digital signal processing can be used in artistic practices. The “Musician” in him gathers all the current technology from his laboratory into modules that can be used in the concert hall, writing […]

Flenoit Webster

faith in the 21st century and a look at the possible events- there is a chamber of people found in a basement of a prison who have been there since the late 1900’s suddenly an execution order has been created for all 144’000 souls and NOW an agent from the feds is investigating WHO the […]

Emmanuel Bradshaw

An art therapy piece that utilizes a car experience to guide the audience in an intimate experience of self

Sven Golden

Blake The Sorcerer is a recently released album of original piano solo pieces with different moods and subjects

Tim Feeney

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 […]

Woohee Cho

TW/CW: hate speech, racism, violence wooheecho.com

Adam Zuckerman

A collection of melodies. Embedded like a small light in the corner. This piece engages themes and processes of transparency/translucence, copying/covering, and distance/absence: the traces of a thing not there. Melody fragments expand and contract. Here, melody crystallizes into harmony and harmony unfolds as melody. Like a constellation of stars; or in the direction of […]

Meisen Hu

A series of toy cats and vehicle prototypes https://humeisen.wixsite.com/relicworkshop

Colin Yeo

I Am the Sun is a virtual walk through play about a bear’s journey to self fulfillment. www.yeoart.com  

Awards

2020 CalArts Expo Awards will be announced in May 2020 2019 AWARDSCalArts Provost’s Award for Creative Excellence: Peng Lai / 1 Shiqi Zhang, School of Film/Video, Film and Video with Chenghui Mao, School of Dance, Dance; Justin Yau, School of Music, Composition and Experimental Sound Practices SquishBoi Odie DeSmith, School of Music, Music Technology CalArts […]