Four LIVE performances in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre.
Four exhibits of music and interactive code in CEMI Studios 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013.
Scan the QR code in the exhibit to navigate to the project page. Overview below:
Available in CEMI Studio 2011, interactive Csound code with sound synthesis techniques including amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, and ring modulation. And the best part... it's pink. Read more in the #pinkcode exhibit page.
a beautiful reckoning
Available on pre-recorded video loop in CEMI Studios 2008 and 2009. "a beautiful reckoning" is for flute, alto flute, voice, electric and acoustic guitar, improvisation, light show, and TouchDesigner audio-reactive projections. See the creation, commentary, code, score, and premiere recording at: a beautiful reckoning
Portrait of the American Woman
World premiere LIVE by violist Amanda Hamilton. Performances in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre at 7pm and 8pm. Read more about its creation, commentary, and see the score by visiting the Portrait of the American Woman page.
I See You
Available for personal viewing in CEMI Studio 2011. Co-created with filmmaker Eboni Johnson and digital artist Hannah Ottinger, "I See You" is a virtual-reality art piece exploring femininity and identity and the male gaze. Read more and watch at: I See You
Available on pre-recorded video loop in CEMI Studios 2008 and 2009, performed by the commissioning harpist Carrie Tollett. "Moirai" is a harp and live electronics piece based on The Fates: Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos. See the score and MaxMSP code by visiting: Moirai
Available on pre-recorded video loop in CEMI Studios 2008 and 2009. "Dust" is a multimedia piece based on Uma Menon's poem, "The Universe, A Woman." See the story, code, and creation by visiting: Dust
Available on pre-recorded video loop in CEMI Studios 2008 and 2009, performed by the premiere ensemble and commissioning group, The Green Vibes Project. "Gaia" is for flute, vibraphone, cajon, and fixed media, based on the eponymous goddess. Read more about the commission and watch the Earth Day premiere at: Gaia
Shared, In Balanced Contrast
Available on pre-recorded video loop in CEMI Studios 2008 and 2009. "Shared, In Balanced Contrast" is a co-creation by Elijah J. Thomas and Aleyna Brown, premiered at the International Contemporary Ensemble workshop Ensemble Evolution 2021. See more about its creation and music video production by visiting: Shared, In Balanced Contrast
At My Intersection
World premiere LIVE in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theater. Performances at 7:30pm and 8:30pm. Co-created with choreographers Cami Holman and Miranda Zapata, "At My Intersection" is for dance, fixed media, spoken word, lights, and projections. Read the story behind this powerful collaboration between artist-activists Cami, Miranda, and Aleyna by visiting: At My Intersection
Feminist Art Activism: Research & Commentary
Read more about the autobiographical lens of the research and commentary behind this showcase. See the supplemental research into women's rights history and contemporary intersectionality. Read more from the many sources of Aleyna's complete thesis bibliography. And more... EXTRAS