This week is Welcome Week at NYU. Over the next two years I will be pursuing a Master of Professional Studies from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and as part of the program I will be documenting my work here! This will include successes and failures, and ultimately the processes of iterating until getting something right. This section of my site is all about process. If you are interested in seeing polished final work head over to “Interactive” in the menu above!
This week for Designing Club Culture I collected ten field recordings. I also listened through this Spotify playlist to select a track to distort the recordings into which will be due next week. Listening through the playlist I found myself drawn to tracks with less complexity, such as “Dance” by ESG and “Mystery of Love” […]
This week we were assigned to read Chapter One of Noise by Jacques Attali and also design an album release poster for one of our favorite music artists. Choosing a musician to design for was challenging. I ended up selecting LCD Soundsystem because their music has been appearing frequently in my Spotify playlists, and I […]
The distinction made by Bell Hooks in “Performance practice as a site of opposition” between performance by African-Americans for survival and performance as art reminded me of events described by Isabell Wilkerson in Caste. Historically enslaved people were made to perform for their survival to the benefit of their captors, such as needing to put […]