Frank Mauceri, talks about his work with experimental systems in music, interactive performance, and computer-generated drawings. Frank is a teacher, composer, and artist from southern Maine, in the United States. His compositions include chamber music, electro-acoustic music, video animation, and graphics on paper. His research has focused on the social effects of music technology and on interactive computer systems for use with improvising performers. He teaches music and interactive media at Bowdoin College.Find out more »
Frank Mauceri, talks about his work with computer generated drawing and animation. Frank is
a teacher, composer, and artist from southern Maine, in the United States. His computergenerated
line drawings and animations result from designed, generative systems. His graphics
work reflects his background in music. He will discuss recent work and its relationship to sound,
sound synthesis and experimental composition.
Anastasia Leonova is a gallerist, art manager and curator, currently based in Ukraine. She received her bachelor's degree in sociological research and later MA in Art history with a focus on Photography. In 2014 she opened a small independent art gallery of contemporary art in Kharkiv. Space also works as a platform for alternative education, where she regularly organized lectures, workshops and music concerts.Find out more »
young Franco-Uruguayan artist marked by her double origin, invites us into her lyrical and colorful world. After passing her specialized baccalaureate in Visual Arts & Philosophy, she decided to conquer the artistic city par excellence for all South Americans- Paris. It is during her last year in the degree of Visual Arts at the Sorbonne, that she produces her first installations combining colorful drawings in Posca on Kraft paper and colored LED lights. It is by creating installations which play with light and its reflections that she continues her artistic search until today.
“I will pause to consider this eternity, from which subsequent ones derive”
-A History of Eternity, Borges
Erin Johnson is an interdisciplinary artist who uses video, sound, performance, and social practice to explore the blurred lines between rehearsal and performance; real and imagined landscapes and borders; and perception, memory, and interpretation. Her practice – which revolves around questions of gender, sexuality, ecology, and disaster – evidences a fundamental situationality, shape¬shifting depending on collaborator, topic, and means at hand. Johnson’s work has been exhibited at museums and galleries such as Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Vox Populi, HERE Arts Center, New Mexico State University, Pelican Bomb, Southern ExposureFind out more »
We do not perceive the space just by senses. We live in there, experiencing, applying our thoughts and own lives, and then get connected to it with aroused emotions and sensibilities. As own experiences build up, we do recreate a nonexistent ‘scene’ where the each missing pieces get to find their spots in. However, since this scene/space is not real, the question is still left with us, “Where are you?”, “Where do you belong to?”
Jiwoo Park is a visual artist based in Seoul, South Korea and Berlin, Germany. She took part in Takt’s winter residency in 2015 for three months and since then she has been participated in the art scene in Berlin.
Her work has been developed through dialogues of exploring the surroundings and domestic space, questioning the ideas of belongingness and boundaries.
Jean Claire Dy and Petra Lehmann
A short narrative film by Jean Claire Dy
Duration: 27 minutes plus panel discussion
Ligaya unwittingly unravels a wartime secret when filming her Ilonggo uncle’s past life in
Mindanao, Philippines during the tumultuous 1970s. Could this be why her family resists her marrying a Mindanaoan Muslim?
Takt Academy is happy to present Mikaela Conley, a writer and journalist whose reporting on reproductive rights, addiction, and refugees has sent her around the world. In all her work, Mikaela is interested in exploring the complexities of memory, guilt, and the idea of purpose. In her debut novel, she tells the parallel stories of a high school janitor and a student at the same school, in a fictional, New Hampshire resort town and the history and people that encapsulate the community. Join us on Tuesday night for her reading from the book.Find out more »