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Presented by the UNT Intermedia Performance Art Ensemble
The Bridge: How to Discipline Your Flesh – Ultimate Power! Activate Burst Mode!! (Balloon Dog)
- Nathan Harper College of Visual Art & Design New Media, BFA
- Christopher Poovey UNT College of Music Composition, PhD
- Zuyva Sevilla College of Visual Art & Design New Media, BFA
When a powerful new internet Kenneth Copland hatches and begins to consume data at an alarming rate, you– the chosen one– must put an end to the destruction before the damage becomes irreversible and worldwide communication halts forever.
please wait for the host to let you in…
Fixed Media Audio and Video
- Amber Bishop UNT College of Liberal & Social Sciences Media Arts Dept., Documentary Production & Studies MFA
- Yeonsuk Jung UNT College of Music Composition, BM
- Rachel Lanik Whelan UNT College of Music Composition, PhD
A meditation on the magic of the mundane, “please wait for the host to let you in…” is a celebration of the gentle joys of rituals alone and together. Disruptions or glitches are integrated into the experience as are presentation of the small adjustments, disturbances, or excitements of life. Monotonous yet surprising, waiting is the way life unfolds.
- Marcel Castro-Lima UNT College of Music Composition, PhD
- Amanda Hamilton UNT College of Music Viola Performance, MM
- Brooke Miller UNT College of Music Clarinet Performance, DMA
#nofilter is based on two main ideas about how media technology affects contemporary society and aesthetics. First, the notion that boundaries between public and private, between work and leisure, and between reality and illusion have been blurred. Second, the transitory nature of massively produced media that are meant to be seen but not kept. Both ideas are closely related to the impacts of social media’s widespread use and the new ways in which people connect to each other and to ideas.
Raise the Roof
- Randall Day TWU Visual Art MFA
- Okan Yasarlar UNT College of Music Composition, PhD
“Our goal is to translate kinetic energy into sound with hand gesture tracking system. In the wake of COVID-19 and the resulting quarantine, many people around the world were forced to adapt their lives and operate in isolation. The trampoline is an item that allows for rigorous movement in a confined space and serves as a metaphor for remaining disciplined in a world now where risk is ever more apparent. “
“The Disconnection Sessions”
- La’Jasha Champion College of Visual Art & Design New Media, BFA
- JC Neihardt TWU Visual Art MFA
- Mattie Tempio UNT College of Music Composition, MM
We are trying to touch on the current experience of digital communication. Presenting to empty screens, teaching to black boxes or letters… where previous human bodies existed, the user is the only live camera in a field of empty void. The spaces on screen reflect an individual with feelings, emotions, interests, and habits, and returning their humanity through objects.
‘ll Be With You in a Moment
- Diana Rojas College of Visual Art & Design New Media, MFA
- Gavin Santopetro UNT College of Music Composition, BA
- Conner Simmons UNT College of Music Bass Performance, BM
I’ll Be With You in a Moment is a collaborative virtual installation between New Media Artist Diana Rojas and Composer-Performers Gavin Santopetro and Conner Simmons. The virtual space contains digital realizations of hand-drawn shapes and two-channel video. Through the reliance on telepresence technology, instrumental performance and the movement of the human hand, I’ll Be With You in a Moment explores the concepts of human and technological limitations.