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

https://www.susanapineda.com/

Sonia Vargas

Lights Lights of a carousel illuminating the dark sky https://syvargas470.wixsite.com/website

Madison Hicks

Still Growing “Still Growing” is a short solo created in the restrictions of my home surrounded around a stool. It is a study on time and growth, striving to show that we are “still growing” in this time of quarantine.

Woohee Cho

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

Matthew Pagoaga

Parallel Self Embraced “Parallel Self Embraced is an upcoming interactive light art installation to be installed at Burning Man 2021. Parallel Self Embraced presents two panels with human figures outlined in their center. Radial lines extend outward from the figures and beckon as doorways for entry. Entering the piece trips a variety of sensors and […]

Alex Cerutti

Change The Game Change The Game is a creative exploration focused on being free, experimental, and self expressive — there are no limits. changethegame.studio

Tristan Kilmer

Genesis A clone decides she wants to be more than just another face in the crowd. Collaborators: Roy Berardo, Karen Tanaka, Brian Morones, MSmitherman, Madi Thoele, Samantha Norrie https://www.artstation.com/tristan_kilmer

Jennie Park

Three kinetic sculptures explore relationships between circularity/co-opting/recycling and linearity/polarization/binary-ness, and how personal agency or positionality intersects with these linked mechanics. (They’re NOT “voting machines;” they reflect the operation of many large systems, frameworks and conversations, e.g., the relationship between the DIY ethos and capitalism, between the political far left and far right, and among nested […]

Juan Antonio Rivera

Førgøtten – A Contemporary Ballet for the Soul. 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 […]