Rhythms + Visions / Expanded + Live 2, produced by Mike Patterson and co-directed by Mike Patterson and Candace Reckinger, was designed as live visual music experience. Large architectural spaces were transformed into virtual ones using animated projections, inflatables, live music and lighting. Audiences were immersed in a physical experience as they viewed sound visualizations, performances, and interactive installations. A curated exhibit of works by internationally renown visual music artists and USC students screened in the SCA gallery.
Quayola + Sinigaglia
London‐Rome artists Davide Quayola and Natan Sinigaglia will perform their beautiful and visceral sound visualizations with large-scale projection. Drawing inﬂuence from painters like Wassily Kandinsky and Oscar Fischinger, Quayola has created composed and real‐time generative sound visualizations resulting in huge and dynamic animated imagery with impactful original music and sound. His work has been performed in festivals and museums around the world.
Miwaʼs magical performances of Myth and Infrastructure have enchanted audiences world-wide. In this work, her own dream-like animations interact seamlessly with her own live full-body shadow performances. this multi-layered, multi-projection performance to music creates a wonderful illusion akin to George Melies or an animated storybook. This highly anticipated work will be soon be complete and will no doubt spark interest across campus.
Charlie’s Experiment debuted NEAR(ER) – a live audio visual show inﬂuenced by research into mind, memory and memes. Charles Lindsay, Artist in Residence at The SETI Institute, performed on electric cello, modular synth and samplers in collaboration with video artist Chen Serfaty, a visiting graduate from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem.
Emerging from the endless summers of Venice, CA to teaming up with Shlohmo, Jonwayne, D33J, RL Grime and more to form the Wedidit crew, electronic musician Groundislava will kick off the event. Groundislava has roots that draw from 80s nostalgia, TV, and pop culture that grow and transform into the 21st Century aesthetic of electronic music. In his new LP, Feel Me, Groundislava showcases his unique sensibilities for developing sweeping soundscapes, luscious backdrops, and somber tracks in a distinct sound all his own.
PERFORMANCES on two stages
7:30 – 8:00 Groundislava
8:00 – 8:20 Miwa Matreyek
8:30 ‐ 9:20 Quayola + Sinigaglia
9:30 – 10:10 Miwa Matreyek
10:15 – 10:45 Lindsay + Serfaty
OUTDOOR EXHIBITS on buildings and corridors
|Triple Balloon||Animated Projection|
|Main Building||Projection Mapping|
|Large Balloon||Animated Projection|
|Full Body Scrubber||Interactive Installation|
|Space Maistro||Interactive Installation|
|Animated Portals||Animated Projection|
|The Secret Shots of
INDOOR EXHIBIT in the SCA Gallery
Curated exhibit of visual music work
Student artists who produced work and collaborated on the event:
Nestli Erten (Coordinator of Event), Ryan Gillis, Erin Shea, Caress Reeves, Dustin Reno, Radha Vishnubhotla, Chaoqi Zhang, Jordan Ariel, Tristan Dyer, Reggie Ford Robert Calcagno, Simo Liu, Joseph Yeh, Kurosh Valanejhad, Jack Chiu, Simon Wilches, Ruthie Williams, Yoyo Lin