Please join us in welcoming Seth Cluett, the new Assistant Director of the Computer Music Center and Sound Art Program.
Seth joins the CMC and Sound Art Program from Stevens Institute of Technology where was a joint-appointed Assistant Professor of Visual Arts & Technology and Music & Technology and was Director of the Sensory Computation/Experimental Narrative Environments (SCENE) Lab researching immersive digital media. Seth has been the Artist-in-Residence at Nokia Bell Labs since spring 2016, where he is currently collaborating with the International Contemporary Ensemble to create a new large-scale work using network addressable 3D-printed modifications to acoustic instruments that will premiere in the fall of 2018. Active as a composer, visual artist, and performer, his recent work has been commissioned by the Hong Kong Sinfonietta and So Percussion, exhibited at the Whitney Museum and MoMA/PS1, and performed at Issue Project Room in New York and the Museé MAC/VAL in Paris. His research interests and critical writings investigate embodied cognition, sound in virtual and augmented reality, the media history of the loudspeaker, the history and documentation of sound in art practice, and auditory memory. Cluett holds an MFA in electronic art from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a PhD in composition from Princeton University where he was a fellow with the Center for Arts and Culture Policy Studies. For more about his work and research: http://www.onelonelypixel.org or http://vimeo.com/sethcluett