Gabriela Padilla

MFA 1 - Music

TW/CW: abuse, violence, suicide

Don't You Forget

This song is about overcoming depression and suicide awareness through hope.

 

John Tejada

John Tejada, a frequent guest on Touched Music compilations, hatched the idea of turning the final project for his CalArts “Advanced Electronic Music Production” class into a compilation album for the established label. John Tejada Presents Future Stars features 15 of Tejada’s students at their best, as well as an exclusive original track by Tejada […]

Woohee Cho

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

Kenneth Chan

A music collage I made with reversed samples of my previously recorded music.

Juan Antonio Rivera

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 […]

Jiayu Zhang

Unbuilt Door is a collaborative sound installation between Jiayu Zhang and Joana P. Cardozo during the emergency state of the COVID-19 pandemic in Spring 2020. Jiayu and Joana were studio neighbors at CalArts. This piece offers an imagination practice for the participants to visualize the border of their individual space. The participants are guided by […]

Mira Spremich

Yikai Luc Wu, Kai-Luen Liang, Madyson Thornquest, Max Harper, Nick Chang

Emily Eisenstein

My clothes my hair my face my body. The way I look and the way I feel are at war with each other. A film about gender in isolation.

Mengqing Yuan

“My B-body” is a project I created during home quarantine. It is based on a poem I wrote about the relationship between my physical body and my consciousness. The text of the poem reads: My B-body My body doesn’t belong to me It wants to be free It wants to come apart It wants me […]