All posts by “wavecave

Jules Evens – Cut Happy

Cold Fire – a hand-drawn animation about fragmentation, interruption, nonsense, and error Jules Evens is a musician and visual artist. Through methods of playful analog improvisation and digital experimentation, his work evokes unique sentiments characterized by contradiction: the funny sense of freedom within hopeless pessimism, […]

Arlo Tomecek – Can I Tell You A Secret 

Can I Tell You A Secret invited gallery guests to share their personal secrets in a unique and cathartic experience. Secrets were crystalized and remembered throughout the looped soundscape in the exhibition. Arlo Tomeček asked over 40 people to share their secrets and these secrets […]

Lewis Thompson – Terrain 29

TERRAIN 29 is an interactive installation that pulls the ethereal forces of life and death down to earth. There are two intersecting components: 1.A film made up of several minute-long videos that I captured over the past few months. (i.e., taking a boat to spread my […]

Luisa Pinzon – Páramo Immersion

Inspired by the Páramo ecosystem, a very particular natural area that is found in only 3 countries in the world. It intends to transmit mostly peace and serenity, while at the same time pretends to make some awareness of the human negative impact and destruction. […]

Electroacoustic Seminar – A Mass

What does musical connection look like in the wake of COVID?  What have we lost? A reflection on the past two years of isolation and digitally-mediated interaction, A MASS seeks to explore the impact of isolation through responsive aural and visual elements. A MASS was a collaborative […]

Jack Herscowitz – Intimate Messages

Intimate Messages is an installation for interactive messaging system, sine tones, contact microphone, paper, and yarn, displayed in the CalArts Wave Cave from April 17-23, 2022. The installation was divided into two phases: an interactive phase for audience engagement and a non-interactive fixed phase. I […]

Alex Hawthorn – The Book of Hours

I initially conceived of The Book of Hours after visiting the exhibition, Transcending Time, at the Getty Museum in late 2021. I was drawn to the devotional aspect of the Canonical Hours, specifically: a schedule of daily prayer eight times a day, roughly every three […]

Jeremy Rosenstock – triadic waveforms

There are three “states” in this piece: (1) where sound and  image are aligned, (2) where sound is filtered in just  intervals, and (3) where sound aligns with the resonances  of driftwood. Image remains unprocessed, as a contrast to  any and all sonic transformations. Through […]

Jaslyn Loftin – Mele o Hawaii (The Music of Hawaii)

This eight-minute installation took audiences on a journey of Hawaiian music: from the earliest documented music to the popular Hawaiian music of today. Visuals shown were the historical locations of which the music was practiced, and musical icons that shaped the sound of that era. […]

Jack Dettling – last work//swan song

last work//swan song (2019) computer-driven piano, 4-channel audio, paintings 50 min last work//swan song is an installation based on the music of German Baroque composer Heinrich Schütz. The use of the computer to reconfigure Baroque music was largely inspired by the arca musarithmica, a 17th-century […]