Examples of Media Design and Media Systems Design.
Piano Burn Clip 1
Media and System Design
UNC Charlotte, 2012
Media Design and Projections Systems Design
In 2014, I was the sound and media designer for a production of Sarah Kane's 4:48 Psychosis. I was drawn to a video I had found online of an individual wrecking and playing a burning piano - and it resonated with the rest of the creative team. We were able to get a small piano donated, and with some help from the campus safety team, were able to burn it on campus. I then utilized the resulting video and audio recordings in the show.
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UNC Charlotte, 2012
Media and Sound Systems Design
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte did an "enhanced technology" setting of Romeo and Juliet in the spring of 2012. I was responsible for designing the audio and media playback systems. Video playback involved four projectors on three screens. A Mac Pro tower provided audio playback and MIDI triggering (via QLab) of 3 additional machines running QLab for video playback.
UNC Charlotte, 2011
Media System Design
Project Hope was a new work devised as part of a project called "Violins of Hope" at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In addition to designing sound for the production, I was in charge of designing a simple system for playback of still images to a unique, frosted plexiglass screen in the space. As I was already using QLab for audio playback, I added in another machine running Arkaos VJ,. and triggered it via MIDI from the audio machine.
WMU Digital Media Team
Western Michigan University, 2006 - 2007
Media and Systems Design, multiple projects
As a student at Western Michigan University from 2002-2007, I was able to be part of a team funded by a grant to investigate new technologies in the performing arts. Click on an image to the left to view a new page with more information, or for more information on the WMU Digital Media team, click here.