New York based artist, writer, curator, and multimedia specialist.
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Education & Honors
M.S. in Critical, Curatorial, & Conceptual Practices in Architecture
Columbia University: Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP)
2012 - 2014 (Currently enrolled)
B.A. in Philosophy.
+ Minor in Visual Arts
+ Minor in Music (Jazz Studies)
SUNY Purchase College 2006 - 2011
Thesis project: ‘Organic Electric: Finding Identity through Technology & Art’
Jim & Alice Greenwood Prize in Philosophy, Recipient 2011
Lituchy - Wiesenberg Prize For The Best Essay In Humanities, Nominee 2011
Employment Experience (Recent)
‘Arts, Letters, and Numbers’ Workshop (Director: David Gersten, The Cooper Union)
Core team for workshop of architects and artists; technology integration for collaborative installation. New York. Summer 2012
United Nations International School. Media Specialist, 2009 - Present
Collaborate in the development of technology integration in curriculum; Assistant teach classes relating to multimedia, design of performance and installation spaces; Coordinate and run event spaces. Video editing/distribution.
BMW Guggenheim Lab, Guggenheim Museum: Lead Theatre & Audio/Visual Specialist, 2011
Coordinate the use of all multimedia technology on-site for integration with live events and projects, shoot and edit video of interviews and events for online distribution, acting liaison between visiting corporate and institutional committees
Freelance/Self-Employed, Audio/Video specialist, 2006 - Present
Freelance audio and video production.
Art/Performing Arts (Recent)
Pablo Helguera, The Well-Tempered Exposition
Projection and lighting. Location One, New York, NY. 2011
Guggenheim, Stillspotting NYC
Participated in Sanatorium with artist Pedro Reyes. Brooklyn, NY. 2011
Liz Phillips - Studio Assistant/Collaborator
Field recording, sound mixing, video, projection, and installation with artist. New York, NY. 2011
Bent Festival 2010 - Brooklyn, New York
Participated in performance piece with group “Alphabit” using my own handmade analog electronic instrument. 2010
Tania Bruguera Retrospective Exhibition - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
Performed solo as life-size afro-cuban Nsiki Nkondi, wore a full body suit made of Cuban mud, wire, glue, and nails. 2010
TECHNOLOGY: I am well versed in Macintosh operating systems, as well as proficient in Windows. I have extended technical knowledge of Apple computers, networking devices (Linksys, Apple Airport Extreme, Express, Time Capsule), and iPhone/iPad/iPod. In addition, I have experience with MIDI, DMX, soldering, and simple circuitry. Please see below for related professional audio/video hardware and software.
Working familiarity or experience using the following software (selection):
Final Cut Studio (Final Cut Pro, Compressor), Logic Studio (Logic, Soundtrack Pro), Digidesign Pro Tools LE, MAX (MSP, Jitter, Max 4 Live), Pure Data (Extended), Ableton Live & Traktor, Processing, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel), iLife Suite (Garageband, iMovie, iDVD, iPhoto, iTunes, iWeb, Quicktime), iWork Suite (Pages, Keynote, Numbers), Propellerhead: Reason, Inspiration, Safari/Chrome/Firefox/Opera/Internet Explorer, additional experimentation with Raven, Spectra Plus, Sigview, Lego Mindstorms
Working familiarity or experience using the following hardware (selection):
DLSR cameras & camcorders (SONY/Canon/Nikon/etc), Mackie/Yamaha analog and digital mixers, Various amplifiers and speaker configurations (stereo, surround, multichannel), ScreenPro hardware/software, ETC/Ion/MagicQ lighting console and lighting grid, Shure wireless microphone systems, Lexicon/MOTU effect processors, Various USB & Firewire Audio Interfaces (Digi002-003, Apogee, M-Audio, MOTU), Various microphones (Shure, Audio Technia, etc)
- Study and perform double bass, electric bass, electric guitar, acoustic guitar.
- Additional competency in piano and drum-set/percussion, as well synthesizers and other electronic/software based methods of composition