MFA 2 - Music
The Mermaid is a collaborative music video and one of the 6 pieces of my thesis project "Inner Creatures." "Inner Creatures" explores the development motivations, characteristics and environments of the different sub-personalities within the psyche. "The Mermaid" is the sub-personality that deals with the emergence of sexuality, sexual identity, femininity and the need for self-determination.
Susana Pineda: music composition, vocals and art direction
Camilo Ramirez, video director, video projections and video editing
Natalia Lassalle, photography director, camera
Nikki Nistal, dancer
Sky Spiegel, choreographer
Zhen Zhen Zhong, costume design and makeup
Nicolas Maldonado, production assistant
Duncan Stever, music production, mixing, synths and drum programing
Kevin Moran, world percussion
Josh Turner, electric bass
David Lynchenborough –
Noticing Nature Noticing Nature looks at how a new story is needed that is more centered around nature. It explores how everything, including ourselves, is connected, and how important it is that we take the time to slow down and notice the nature that surrounds us every day. http://www.noticingnature.com/
Alleys The Alleys series documents a lesser-known casualty of the construction boom in Seattle—alleyways. While they often carry a negative reputation, they are an integral part of the urban landscape.
The SOFT Glass “The S.O.F.T. (Sonification Of Flowing Temporality) Glass is an hourglass that makes and manipulates sound. In its final form, it will be a sculptural object that can double as a musical instrument, based on the simple and enduring timekeeping device dating back at least to the 16th century BC. Utilizing a variety […]
Tsar's Special Delivery Many years ago (a score or so) in an alternate America full of pastel colors, a state-sanctioned courier delivers a small jar of caviar.
I miss my three boyfriends This is a series of posters we made based on a girl who have mental illness and have lived in the hospital for 34 years.
This is a text setting of excerpts from “Notes on the Cinematograph” and “Au Hasard Balthazar” by Robert Bresson. The work is composed for speaking pianist.
Scenes Inspired by film, memory, and collage, “Scenes” uses found and original material to recreate three scenes from its author’s life.