All posts by “wavecave

Roger Kim – The Giraffe

The Giraffe is an immersive experience that uses graphics, text, sound and interactive objects to tell three stories about a magical creature. Roger Kim‘s work investigates the intersections of rhythm, harmony, orchestration, improvisation, and the juxtaposition of various disciplines including music, dance, and visual media. He has […]

Gillian Perry – Subtext

Subtext features a variety of voices repeating the same text. As the words are repeated and manipulated, a multitude of different meanings arise.  Gillian Rae Perry grew up studying music, theatre, and dance. During her undergraduate career, she also studied film. As a result, Perry […]

Brandon Chang – Our Color Green, Part 1

Our Color Green, Part 1 was an installation that took place the week before St. Patrick’s Day in 2019. Based on the notion that everyone associates the color green with different things and that no two peoples’ definition of the color were the same, the installation […]

Rebecca Drapkin – play_

Bondage/Discipline/Dominance/submission/Sadomasochistic (BDSM) activities are not revolutionary practices. The ethics that surround BDSM, including but not limited to enthusiastic consent, pleasure-oriented sex, negotiation of boundaries, and consensual power exchange can appear revolutionary within a culture that demonizes sexual pleasure. play_ presents BDSM in a non-sensationalized manner […]

IMUU (Weilu Ge x Kelon Cen) – Bubble Fiction

IMUU (Weilu Ge x Kelon Cen)Abstract: Bubble fiction is an interactive installation. The audience are invited to explore an imaginative and immersive space by following the trace of an interactive “bubble” cube. It uses a webcam and a contact transducer as input devices detecting the […]

Michael Janz – Do Rocks Talk

This installation invites you to attempt to listen and engage with the two large rocks placed inside. Once inside, please take a seat on the cushions facing the rocks. press the “start” button on the interface to begin the exhibit. Feel free to use the […]

Christopher Lock & Weilu Ge – Alchemy

Alchemy is an immersive audio-visual work that chronicles journal entries from an imaginary alchemist at work. Their experiments and notes are documented through sound and image and, in a somewhat nonsensical way, attempt to find answers about the nature and origin of elements and precious […]

Iris Sidikman – The Secret Box

This piece, like much of my work, is an exploration of privacy, comfort, and storytelling. It draws inspiration from both informal secret-telling practices, like gossip and games like “Truth or Dare” as well as formal and ritualized secret-telling in settings like Catholic confession. It also […]

No Humans Allowed

Nathan Shaw – No Humans Allowed

No Humans Allowed forms a community of automated robotic entities which reside in the gated WaveCave gallery. The robots are xenophobic: reacting to outsiders via paralysis or violence. When the presence of a human is detected, the community’s productivity breaks down as the mechatronic individuals […]

Broke Down Girl

Breana Tavaglione – Broke Down Girl

Broke Down Girl is a dollhouse sound installation which rejects and subverts the objectification of women and girls as dolls.  The dollhouse is prepared with hidden tiny speakers, including 8 pairs of earbuds, one set of headphones, and one intercom speaker.  Each of the speakers […]


Skylar Chen – Solitude

Solitude is a two-channel experimental AR video installation (with a hint of randomness) about our relationship with surveillance. Solitude was installed in the WaveCave from March 6th to March 13th, 2017.

The Shortcut Room

Iris Sidikman – The Shortcut Room

The Shortcut Room is an interactive installation exploring the relationship between private and public space. When a viewer sits in one of the chairs, a playback begins of personal journal entries being read aloud, creating a self-conscious and intimate space. Iris Sidikman is a word […]