community engagement

artist-designed experiments in engagement and public art

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    Symbiosis by Osmosis

    A public art site-specific project designed to mitigate an amiable relationship between the sounds of a Japanese garden and the bus stop next to it, on the other side of the border fence at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

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    Word (s) ound

    A festival of text-based sound art and poetry featuring world premiere performances by Jackie Apple, Adrian Castro, Jane Cort├ęz and the Firesitters, Kenneth Goldsmith, Alison Knowles, Joan LaBarbara, Jackson MacLow, Gustavo Matamoros, Desio Pignatari, Jan Sebon!, Kiki Wainwright and Gregory Whitehead

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    PUNTO

    a composer-based ensemble committed to the performance of works conceptual and experimental in nature. The group utilizes new and old technology to develop aural and visual materials which combine to convey the processes and ideas inherent in each piece

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    Subtropics Festival

    In 1988 I invented and began to curate the first Subtropics Festival of Experimental Music and Sound Art as a vehicle to bring to Miami those artist with whom I wanted to compare notes. They all became accomplices in the task of nurturing an audience for these emerging art forms I was involved in creatively. This is a historical account of facts about the New-Music-America-inspired festival I have been curating for over 30 years… and counting