"Listening In(to) Relational Becoming" with Suzanne Thorpe

"Listening In(to) Relational Becoming" with Suzanne Thorpe

West Hall 113

September 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Suzanne Thorpe is a composer, performer, researcher and educator. She creates site-situated sound compositions using a variety of media and technology, and performs electroacoustic flute expanded with digital and analog electronics. She is also a Deep Listening instructor, having studied in depth with American Composer and Deep Listening Founder Pauline Oliveros. Thorpe’s work draws upon acoustic ecology, soundscape, land art, and improvisation, and her research intersects with feminist materialisms, systems theory, and environmental ethics.

Thorpe has performed and exhibited her work internationally, with a discography that features over 20 recordings. She has been the recipient of the Frog Peak Collective Award for innovative research in technology, and grants from Harvestworks Digital Media Foundation, New Music USA, and the MAP Fund. Having earned her MFA at Mills College in Electronic Music & Media, Thorpe is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at University California, San Diego, and co-founder of TECHNE, an educational initiative empowering young women through creative-driven technology projects.

for more info see www.suzannethorpe.com

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