Mia Yao Meng
MFA 2 - Art & Tech
This project is a reflection of the gestures we perform on a routine basis in order to interact (as the trigger and the data input) with networked devices such as smartphones and laptops. These gestures are abstracted/flattened in the design process and transformed into online behaviors. This habit-formation process only takes us a few attempts to get into new games of communications and interactions. How and by whom is this gestural language designed? Where is it taking our bodily actions to? As gestural controls are being further developed to blending the online/virtual world and the “real world”, this project reveals something intimate and problematic, wandering around the missing context left behind through our online interactions.
A class album and some videos Nina Flagg, Medusa
“The Main Gallery screen will be pulled down and projected on it will be a video of Devorah Medwin (New York Actor’s Studio) doing a live reading of her play “”Maggie”” accompanied by her Second Life Avatar. After the video introduction, a reading of the short play will take place (live) by two Avatars standing […]
Clay Chaplin Music ESP Festival – Telematic Concert Series Day 1 – Fixed Media works Shuwen Zhao https://vimeo.com/418187433 Azariah Felton https://vimeo.com/418184810 Abigail Johnson https://vimeo.com/418184478 Andrew Dyet https://vimeo.com/418184643 Day 2 – Live Sets Isaac Rohr https://vimeo.com/418185412 Rebecca Drapkin https://vimeo.com/418185955 Day 3 – Live Sets Leslie Lang https://vimeo.com/418185804 Brian Griffith https://vimeo.com/418143070 Day 4 – Live Sets Maria […]
“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 […]
Don’t Let Me Be Lonely is an architectural projection performance inspired by Claudia Rankine’s book of poems of the same name. The projection mapping explores loneliness as it exists at CalArts both before and during the COVID19 Crisis. Rankine defines loneliness as “What we cannot do for each other.” This performance, in the Main Gallery […]
MEISEN HU BFA 4 – Theatre KELON CEN Alumni – Film STEVE WEIR Alumni – Art ROBERT NOVER Design/Photography ’73 MADISON HICKS MFA 1 – Dance HAMED DEHQAN MA – NTNU EDU COLIN YEO BFA 4 – Theatre MOON WANG MFA 1 – Film CHUSU KIM MFA 1 – Theatre MINLINE LEE BFA 3 – […]
Juan Herrera MFA 1 – Integrated Media Jardín de Delicias Jardín de Delicias (2019) is a three channel video installation that documents a performative action by the artist using wax in combination with original texts written by the artist.
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 […]