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Happy Accidents and Blurred Lines

Header Image: Pamela Z in performing at Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria. Photographed by rubra (courtesy of Ars Electronica).


Join the CAMD Department of Music for another edition of the Leading Voices speaker series, featuring Pamela Z.

Through video and audio examples, composer/performer and media artist Pamela Z will share her work and her process, and will discuss the increasingly blurred lines between disciplines in her practice. Highlighting her use of voice, processing, gesture-based MIDI controllers, video, and found text, she will illustrate the various directions her work has taken over the years and address the effects that rapid changes in technology have had on it.

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About the Speaker

Dietmar Offenhuber

Pamela Z is a composer/performer and media artist making works for voice, electronic processing, samples, gesture activated MIDI controllers, and video. She has toured throughout the US, Europe, and Japan. Her work has been presented at venues and exhibitions including Bang on a Can (NY), the Japan Interlink Festival, Other Minds (SF), the Venice Biennale, and the Dakar Biennale. She has composed scores for dance, film, and chamber ensembles (including Kronos Quartet and Eighth Blackbird). Her awards include the Rome Prize, United States Artists, the Guggenheim, Doris Duke Artist Impact Award, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, and the Herb Alpert Award.

Photo credit: Shawn Harris