Susana Pineda

MFA 2 - Music

The Mermaid

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

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Laura Sofia Perez

Unreleased music video for “Modesty Odissey” by Brooklyn born artist Melanie Charles, whose creative fluidity spans jazz, soul, experimental, and her own Haitian roots.

Estela Anakaren Silva Botello

Part of documentation of a feminist protest in Monterrey, Mexico (nationwide initiative) on March 8th 2020— which sought to gain visibility to the alarming rates of femicides in Mexico due to gender violence rooted in machismo, an almost intrinsic, evil element of our culture. *screen printed sign on cardboard *scan of 35mm slide film

Daniel Corral

This is a Unity-based video piece, inspired by Reich’s Pendulum Music, but with a microtonal tuning based on a 1-3-5-7 combination-product set. The fundamental of this tuning is an upper 2/1 partial of the Schumann resonance 7.83 Hz. This Schumann resonance is basically the resonant frequency of the Earth’s electromagnetic field. Here is a video […]

Roger Kim

Elements is an interactive web-based installation that uses the classical Chinese idea of five elements (火 fire, 水 water, 木 wood, 金 metal, and 土 earth) to explore perspectives that contradict and coexist at the same time. Visitors to the web-page will be able to manipulate elements (as represented by Chinese characters), and see how […]

Gabriela Padilla

TW/CW: abuse, violence, suicide This song is about overcoming depression and suicide awareness through hope.  

Sven Golden

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