CT::SWaM ExChange 002:: Yvette Janine Jackson, Dafna Naphtali, Margaret Schedel
Mon, Feb 18 2019
New York, NY 10002
Discounts and discourse.
On Monday 2/18 we’ll be hosting the 002nd iteration of the new CT::SWaM ExChange salon-style meet-ups at the Fridman Gallery Media Room.
DAFNA NAPHTALI (live)
YVETTE JANINE JACKSON (remote)
MARGARET SCHEDEL (live)
With this new series we’re also proudly launching a membership program::
and an online forum:: [http://discourse.ctswam.org]
So please JOIN what you can and help sustain an active dialog around spatial sound in practice. And don’t forget to RSVP. Seats are limited.
YVETTE JANINE JACKSON is a composer and sound installation artist focused on bringing attention to historical events and social issues through music. Her works have recently been featured at Vienna’s MuseumsQuartier Tonspur Passage; International Festival of Computer Art in Maribor; the Fridman Gallery; Cube at Virginia Tech; Tonband Fixed Media Festival at Audiorama; Spreckels Organ in Balboa Park; the San Diego Art Institute; San Francisco International Arts Festival; Stockholm’s Kulturnatten; the Borealis Festival; and in residency at Elektronmusikstudion (Stockholm EMS). Her composition Atlantic Crossing was read by the Naples Philharmonic in 2016 with support from the American Composers Orchestra and Cannot Be (Unrung) for carillon and electronics was co-commissioned in 2018 by the University of Chicago and University of Michigan for Tiffany Ng. Yvette holds a B.A. in Music from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in Music-Integrative Studies from the University of California, San Diego. She will join the summer composition faculty at Banff Centre for the Ensemble Evolution program and premiere a commissioned work for ensemble and electronics. Yvette will become Assistant Professor of Music at Harvard University in July 2019.
DAFNA NAPHTALI is a sound-artist, vocalist, electronic musician and guitarist. A performer and composer of experimental, contemporary classical and improvised music since the mid-90’s, she creates custom Max/MSP programming for sound-processing of voice and other instruments, music for robots, “Audio Chandelier” multi-channel sound projects and “Walkie Talkie Dreams” audio augmented reality soundwalks in NY and Germany.
“luminary” (Time Out) “extraordinary experimental vocalist” (Bruce Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery. “Brilliant and dangerous” All Music Guide.
MARGARET ANNE SCHEDEL is a composer and cellist specializing in the creation and performance of ferociously interactive media whose works have been performed throughout the United States and abroad. While working towards a DMA in music composition at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, her interactive multimedia opera, A King Listens, premiered at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center and was profiled by apple.
She holds a certificate in Deep Listening with Pauline Oliveros and has studied composition with Mara Helmuth, Cort Lippe and McGregor Boyle. She is a joint author of Electronic Music and recently edited an issue of Organised Sound on the aesthetics of sonification. Her work has been supported by the Presser Foundation, Centro Mexicano para la Música y les Artes Sonoras, and Meet the Composer. She has been commissioned by the Princeton Laptop Orchestra and the percussion ensemble Ictus. In 2009 she won the first Ruth Anderson Prize for her interactive installation Twenty Love Songs and a Song of Despair.
Her research focuses on gesture in music, the sustainability of technology in art, and sonification of data. She sits on the boards of 60×60, the International Computer Music Association, and is a regional editor for Organised Sound. From 2009-2014 she helped run Devotion, a Williamsburg Gallery focused on the intersection of art, science, new media, and design. In 2010 she co-chaired the International Computer Music Conference, and in 2011 she co-chaired the Electro-Acoustic Music Studies Network Conference. She ran SUNY’s first Coursera Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), an introduction to computational arts.
As an Associate Professor of Music at Stony Brook University, she serves as Co-Director of Computer Music and is the Director of cDACT, the consortium for digital art, culture and technology.