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Participating Artists

Steve Ashby

Musician, Composer, and Sound Artist

Steve Ashby is a classically trained musician, artist, and teacher. Receiving his masters degree in music from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2005, he has been teaching as part of the VCU Music faculty ever since. Over the past several years, he has turned his creative output towards composing in the ambient, drone, sound art vein … Continued

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Sara Bouchard

Sound Artist

Sara Bouchard is a multi-disciplinary artist and songwriter with a strong foothold in American roots.

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Benjamin Broening

Composer

Benjamin Broening’s music couples his interest in the expressive power of sound with a sense of line derived from his background as a singer.

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Christopher Carlson

Interactive Developer

Chris Carlson is a Richmond-based designer building interfaces for exploring sound, light, and space. Chris works for https://secondstory.com/

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Shannon Lee Castleman

Artist

Artist living and working in Richmond, Virginia

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Maria Chavez

Abstract Turntablist

Born in Lima, Peru, Maria Chavez is an an abstract turntablist, sound artist, and DJ.

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John Dombroski

Sound Artist

John Dombroski works with sound, experimental music composition, performance, and cinematography in site-specific installations.

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Carrie Edinger

New media artist

Carrie Ida Edinger’s interdisciplinary practice investigate cross-discipline approaches and new media. Carrie Ida’s focus with these inquiries can be seen in her current projects and writings. She was a 2015 opinion columnist for Anthropology News with her column entitled Crossing Disciplines: Art and Anthropology. The New Media Caucus (NMC) publishing platforms, Media-N Journal and the HUB blog, are … Continued

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Vaughn Garland

Sound Artist

Dr. Vaughn Whitney Garland is a Richmond-based independent curator and sound artist working with community conversations, place-making, and field recordings.

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Hope Ginsburg

Associate Professor at VCU Arts

Hope Ginsburg has exhibited nationally and internationally at venues such as MoMA PS1, MASS MoCA, Wexner Center for the Arts, Kunst-Werke Berlin, Contemporary Art Center Vilnius, Baltimore Museum of Art and SculptureCenter.

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Jennie C. Jones

Sonic and Visual Artist

Jennie C. Jones practice mines the territory of Modernism to reveal the complex and often parallel legacies of the mid-20th century’s social, cultural, and political experimentation.

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Timo Kahlen

Sound sculptor and media artist

Sound sculptor and media artist Timo Kahlen (*1966) chooses to work with the ephemeral: with wind and steam, with light and shade, with pixels and dust, with sound, noise and vibration. His work has received nominations for various renowned scholarships and residencies, including the German national “Sound Art Prize“ (2006), the “Kahnweiler Prize for Sculpture“ … Continued

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Ander Mikalson

Composer

Ander Mikalson is a multi-disciplinary artist living and working in New York City.

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Izzy Pezzulo

New media artist

Izzy Pezzulo is an artist and recent graduate of the University of Richmond, and is Head Art Curator for the online publication Digital America. Pezzulo’s work incorporates documentary, found footage, and sound to reference visions of utopia and possible futures. She works primarily in video and sound, but her interdisciplinary practice also includes printmaking and … Continued

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Shelley Roden

Shelley Roden

Shelley Roden is a California-based Foley Artist

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Paul Rucker

Visual Artist and Composer

Paul Rucker is a visual artist, composer, and musician who combines media, often integrating live performance, sound, original compositions, and visual art.

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Sarmistha Talukdar

Experimental Sound Artist

Sarmistha Talukdar is a scientist by profession and an artist at heart. She often plays electronics, Shahi Baaja, Esraj, Guitar, Keyboards, synthesizer and Indian influences in her music.

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Davide Tidoni

Sound Artist

Born in Italy and currently living in Brussels, Davide Tidoni is interested in the relational dimension of listening and the uses of sound in everyday life.

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Stephen Vitiello

Visual and Sound Artist

Stephen Vitiello is an American visual and sound artist. Originally a punk guitarist he is influenced by video artist Nam June Paik who he worked with after meeting in 1991.

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Dave Watkins

Audio/Visual Artist

Dave Watkins is an audio/visual artist based out of Richmond, Virginia and works full time for a ballet company. He is also an active musician, composer, recording engineer, and performer.

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John Wiese

John Wiese

John Wiese is an experimental – electronic noise composer and visual artist from Los Angeles, California.

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