Miya Masaoka joins Terry Berlier, Matana Roberts, and Pamela Z for Stanford panel: Interdisciplinarity & Intersectionality

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 5:30pm

March 17, 2020
2:30pm - 3:50pm PST

Location: online | Zoom (registration required)

Stanford University presents a discussion of interdisciplinarity and intersectionality featuring guest artists Terry BerlierMiya MasaokaMatana Robertsand Pamela Z. This panel discussion will be moderated by Stanford Ph.D. students Michiko Theurer (CCRMA) and Michele Wells (Theater & Performance Studies).

This event is free and open to the public. Please note that you will need to register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting via Zoom.

Terry Berlier has exhibited in solo and group shows in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. Berlier is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University. In her practice, she interweaves movement and sound to investigate the evolution of human connections with queerness and ecologies. Her collaborators include engineers, composers, architects, and natural scientists.

Miya Masaoka is a composer and sound artist who creates works involving perception, temporality, and interaction between objects, people, and nature. She is an early practitioner of using the biological world for creating sound. In 2018, she joined the Columbia University Visual Arts Department as an Associate Professor, where she is the director of the Sound Art Program, a joint program with the Computer Music Center. 
   
Matana Roberts is an internationally renowned composer, band leader, saxophonist, sound experimentalist, and mixed-media practitioner. Roberts works in many contexts and mediums, including improvisation, dance, poetry, and theater. They are perhaps best known for their acclaimed Coin Coin project, a multi-chapter work of “panoramic sound quilting”. 

Pamela Z is a composer/performer and media artist making works for voice, electronic processing, samples, gesture activated MIDI controllers, and video. She has toured throughout the U.S., Europe, and Japan. She has composed scores for dance, film, and chamber ensembles including Kronos Quartet and Eighth Blackbird.

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