Steve Roden

Steven Roden

PARTICIPATION Roden’s performance starts at 6:30 in the Atlas Place room. Steven Roden‘s works in a variety of disciplines including drawing, sculpture, film/video, sound installation, performance, and recording. Roden’s process includes transcriptions of various notations into musical scores — words, maps, and graphs. These transcriptions can inform the execution of paintings, drawings, sculptures, sonic compositions, […]



PARTICIPATION When you hold a seashell to your ear, it is said that you can hear the ocean. What if the ocean also heard you? In Seascape, a set of seashells have been traveling, collecting stories along the way. Now they have washed ashore in Southern California, ready to share the stories they have and […]

Yann Novack

Yann Novak

PARTICIPATION Novak’s performance starts at 8:30 in the Atlas Place room. Yann Novak is an artist, composer, and curator based in Los Angeles. His work is guided by his interests in perception, context, movement, and the felt presence of direct experience. Through the use of sound and light, Novak explores how these intangible materials can […]

X Eyes

PARTICIPATION “Miniature Studies in Non-Returning” will tackle the idea of nonduality at a time where we, as human beings, are being defined in ways which force separation and fear for the benefit of globalization. As the story unfolds, ideas of duality and nonduality will clash into unrecognizable forms. The argument will ebb and flow into […]

William Almas

PARTICIPATION William Almas began his adventure in the visual arts as a painter. His large scale portraits gave way to mixed media explorations. Faced with the daunting task of storing the fruits of his labors and with the advent of the home computer revolution William upgraded his skill set to digital imagery. This made his […]

Wolfgang Gowin

Wolf Gowin

PARTICIPATION In “CMC City Meets Country” he, along with Thomas Zear Beyrooty will be applying digital and analog sounds, as well as live sound to describe the difference and similarities between urban and rural settings. As the sounds clash and collide with each other, we hope to achieve a sense of oneness. City and country are increasingly […]



PARTICIPATION “Silentium Universi” (“Silence of the Universe”), is another name for the Fermi paradox; and the the Fermi paradox inspires their piece. Simply put, the Fermi paradox is this: The universe is vast, and awash with stars. Any reasonable estimate tells us that it teems with life, and that other civilizations will have developed many […]

Whereas Divinebrick BrenNoid

Whereas…Divinebrick & BrenNoid

PARTICIPATION In Esctatic Energy Work they improv performances, which are site and time specific, celebrate rituals, ceremonies, exercises, play, embodiments, and corporeal reformations in which both answers and questions arise. Whereas is DivineBrick (josie j) and BrenNoid. They believe in the exchange of community ecstatic energy for profound change. Artist influences artist, influences community in […]



PARTICIPATION Performance Therisse Van-Mar Amunatigui (TV-MA) is a composer and multi-media artist from Southern California. Whether approaching a song or a soundscape, they strive to channel the spirit of experimentalism while maintaining an accessible sound. TV-MA has performed & composed music for the BCCM Laptop Ensemble, was involved in the 2011 Long Beach Soundwalk, and […]



PARTICIPATION Performs as part of Synthlab. A consummate TechDweeb, visual artist and novatone “musician” univac continuously re-purposes the detritus of trickle-down technology and off-the-shelf toys and electronics in order to create circuit-bent audioVisual hybrids; causing the designers of the original items to shudder in disbelief. In addition to circuit-bent video gadgets, univac also constructs audioVisualizations utilizing Apple’s […]