Zachary Seldess
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 





PAST EVENTS
 



10/21/2011
@ Stony Brook University SUNY, Stony Brook, NY | link

"Data Sensorium Kick-Off Colloqium"
gave presentation “Immersive Audio and Auditory Display within Multi-Media Systems”




06/15/2011
@ Oxford Playhouse, Oxford, UK | link

"Listen To This: The Music of What Happens"
Oxford Playhouse Music Group performs "124 Milton St. Extract, 1st Movement"
-with other works by Amnon Wolman, Pelle Gudmundsen Holmgreen, and Jonathan Marmor




12/12/2010, 01/30/2011
@ Flat-Iron Arts Building, Chicago, IL | link

James Baur performs "Findings" for solo guitar on "Chicago Music by Chicago Composers"




09/2010
@ Ice House Gallery, Monmouth University| link

"Nitrogen Cycles" (in collaboration with Andrew Demirjian) was installed in the Ice House Gallery for the month of September, 2010




Fri-Sun, 09/24 - 09/26/2010
@ Sound Art and Interactive Media on the Asbury Park Boardwalk, City Arts Weekend | link

a new version of "tinge, disperse" was installed at the Asbury Park Casino and Carousel




Thurs-Sat, 12/17 - 12/19/2009
@ Siggraph Asia 2009 | link

"A Head Of View" was installed at Siggraph Asia's Art Gallery exhibition: Adaptation




Fri-Mon, 7/31 - 8/2/2009
@ ZKM | link

Premiered "A Head Of View", surround audio/ surround video interactive sound installation in networked 3D game-space, for my residency at ZKM's Institute for Music and Acoustics. A brief description of the project is here (English) and here (German).




Sat, 3/21/2009 (opening)
@ Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ | link

Installed "Nitrogen Cycles", an 8-channel sound art installation that sonically maps the daily activity of live fish into the gallery space. In collaboration with Andrew Demirjian




Thurs/Fri/Sat, 2/12 - 2/14/2009
@ The Kitchen, NY | link

I did the programming for the newest incarnation of Rashaad Newsome's mixed-media performance work "Shade Compositions", playing at The Kitchen. See this Time Out New York article for more on Rashaad.




Fri, 2/27/2009
@ Proctor's, Schenectady, NY

Performed live video in concert with Hans Tammen, & Dafna Naphtali




Thurs, 11/13/2008 7:30pm
@ Graduate Center CUNY, NY | link

"New Music Now"
Composers from The Graduate Center, Brandeis, and Harvard unite for a concert of new improvisation, electronics, and mixed media works.

Featuring the premiere of my new live audio/visual work - "tinge, disperse"




Fri, 10/3/2008 8:00pm
@ The Stone, NY | link

"Music for Planning"
live audio and video processing alongside Marty Ehrlich (reeds), Whit Dickey (drums), Lewis Porter (keyboard), and Andrew Demirjian (audio/video)




Tues, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14/08 6:30-9:30pm
@ Havestworks, NYC | click here for more info

"Introduction To MaxMSP " w/ Zachary Seldess
This 12hr introductory course includes basic programming with Max, MIDI, control, user interfaces, timing objects, and scaling/mapping numbers.




Tues, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29/08 6:30-9:30pm
@ Havestworks, NYC | click here for more info

"Introduction To MaxMSP " w/ Zachary Seldess
This 12hr introductory course includes basic programming with Max, MIDI, control, user interfaces, timing objects, and scaling/mapping numbers.




Tues, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19/2008 6:30-9:30pm
@ Havestworks, NYC | click here for more info

"Introduction To Jitter" w/ Zachary Seldess
The course will be in the format of a hands-on workshop to get Max users familiar with the Jitter object system.




Tues, 8/26/2008 6:30-9:30pm
@ Havestworks, NYC | click here for more info

"MSP for Jitterists" w/ Zachary Seldess
This three-hour workshop, geared towards Jitter artists with little or no audio experience, will explore methods of using audio to drive, process, and generally mess with your jitter patches. The class will begin with a clear introduction to MSP and digital audio, followed by an examination of its potential uses in Jitter as demonstrated through several pre-made example patches. In the last portion of the class, Zachary will address issues of MSP/Jitter interactivity specifically centered around the interests of the class participants.




Wed, 8/27/2008 6:30-9:30pm
@ Havestworks, NYC | click here for more info

"Multichannel Audio and Video Spatialization in Max/MSP/Jitter"
This three-hour workshop, geared towards intermediate Max programmers, will explore methods for controlling the movements of sonic and visual objects in 2D and 3D space. The class will begin with an introduction to intuitive GUI design and related mathematical concepts important to spatialization (cartesian to polar conversion, distance calculations, etc.), followed by a walk-through of several pre-made example patches.




6/10/2008
@ Secret Project Robot | link

Performed live video in performance with David Grubbs as part of the Defacto Music Series




5/16/2008
Imag presents CUNY Convergence | view poster

CUNY CONVERGENCE - an evening of electroacoustic music and media
Featuring works by CUNY faculty composers: George Brunner, Doug Cohen, David Grubbs, Hubert Howe, John Jannone, Tania Leon, Andrea Polli, Amnon Wolman
in Martin Segal Theatre @ Graduate Center CUNY




4/28/2008
@ MonkeyTown, NYC

Performed live video in improvisation with Hans Tammen, Briggan Krauss, & Mario de Vega




4/8-4/9/2008
@ Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY

Presented a three-hour workshop on MaxMSP/Jitter as part of Harvestworks' Artists Guide to Useful Technology
Performed an evening concert of live video with Hans Tammen on guitar




4/3/2008
@ SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

Presented a three-hour workshop with Hans Tammen on new uses of technology in the arts as part of Harvestworks' Artists Guide to Useful Technology




3/17-3/21/2008
@ Havestworks, NYC | click here for more info

"Max/MSP/Jitter Full Week Intensive Course" w/ Zachary Seldess & Dafna Naphtali
Full week crash course in Max/MSP and Jitter.




3/6, 13, 20/2008
@ Havestworks, NYC | click here for more info

"Introduction To Jitter" w/ Zachary Seldess
The course will be in the format of a hands-on workshop to get Max users familiar with the Jitter object system.




3/4/2008
@ SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY

Presented a three-hour workshop with Hans Tammen on new uses of technology in the arts as part of Harvestworks' Artists Guide to Useful Technology
Performed live video with Hans Tammen on guitar for opening concert in the Ethos New Music Society's NewSound Festival at SUNY Fredonia




A: 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/2/2008
B: 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22/2008
@ Havestworks, NYC | click here for more info

"Introduction To MaxMSP " w/ Zachary Seldess
This introductory course includes basic programming with Max, MIDI, control, user interfaces, timing objects, and scaling/mapping numbers.




1/30/2008
@ Havestworks, NYC | click here for more info

"Multichannel Audio and Video Spatialization in Max/MSP/Jitter" w/Zachary Seldess
This three-hour workshop, geared towards intermediate Max programmers, will explore methods for controlling the movements of sonic and visual objects in 2D and 3D space.




11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18/2008
@ Havestworks, NYC

"Introduction To MaxMSP " w/ Zachary Seldess




11/21/2007
@ Havestworks, NYC

"MSP for Jitterists" w/ Zachary Seldess
This three-hour workshop, geared towards Jitter artists with little or no audio experience, will explore methods of using audio to drive, process, and generally mess with your jitter patches.




8/7/2007
XV Nau Côclea Festival of New Music @Camallera, Spain | link

“The Music Cre8tor and the Stars”
Workshop/participatory concert featuring the "Music Crea8tor" in combination with a virtual 3D visual and surround sound environment designed by Zachary Seldess (inspired by Imag's "Planetary Excursions") .




7/19/2007
@The STONE, NYC | link

"LoVid's Patch"
Kyle Lapidus (electronics) Tali Hinkis (electronics) Chuck Bettis (electronics) Jed Miner (feedback decay network) Zach Layton (maxmsp) Rafael Cohen (analog electronics) Howard Huang (tonetable) ra'shkatan, Chris Cooper, ropstyle (ciruit bent beast) Marc Gilman (audio mulch) Daniel Palkowski (arduino and msp patchers) How Town (laptop) Eric Maurer (ring-modulator, oscillator, decay microphone) Stephen Wessley (analog modules) Zachary Seldess, Adam Kendall (mutator, moogerfooger, max) Daniel Iglesia (max/msp) M.P. Lockwood, Tom Ritchford, Ray Sweeten (laptop) Ben Reid (sherman filterbank, danelectro tuna melt tremolo) Mikey IQ Jones (electronics) Steve Silverstein (flower electronics little boy blue deluxe) Matt Mottel, Joanne Sherrow, Jeremy Slater, Jake Borndal, Kate Scherer, Ranjit Bhatnagar (mechanical-acoustic filtering system) Ilya Mayzus, Douglas Repetto (custom electronics) Adam Burr (analog frequency shifter)

Starting with a static signal, each performer accepts a signal into their processor and passes their processed signal on to the next performer in the patch. Each performer's processing of the signal is continuous and doesn't involve live human manipulation; the piece evolves as each processor is added.




6/21 - 6/23/2007
Raw Material @Dance New Amsterdam, NYC

featuring a new interactive dance/sound piece by Johari Mayfield (sound design and programming by Zachary Seldess)




6/9/2007
New Interfaces in Musical Expression 2007 @Stern Hall NYU, NYC

presented demo of the Manhattan New Music Project's "Music Cre8tor": an interactive sensor/software interface for musical exploration and education " (programmed by Zachary Seldess in collaboration with Jane Rigler)




6/3/2007
New York Eletronic Art Festival @3leggeddog Art and Techonology Center, NYC

SENSORS & GESTURES
Sound artist Miguel Frasconi performed a new work featuring real-time surround sound performance and authoring software designed by Zachary Seldess




5/5/2007
Musica Nova Ensemble presents Open Code @Tel Aviv, Israel

"Agie" (for solo laptop with video projection)
"Levi"
(from Two Pieces for Solo Laptop)
"Street Fighter (an improvisational ballet)" with Yonatan Niv & Zachary Seldess




5/3/2007
@CUNY Graduate Center, NYC (Elebash Recital Hall)

Imag demostrated their collaborative interactive software "Planetary Excursions", created for Yuri's Night 2007




4/12/07
Science & the Arts hosts Yuri's Night 2007 @CUNY Graduate Center, NY | view poster

Intermedia Arts Group performed their collective composition "Planetary Excursions" as part of the international celebration Yuri Gagarin - the first human in space
(programming by Zachary Seldess, sound by Paul Riker, Rob Collins, Nathan Bowen)




3/17/2007
Floating Series, part 8 @Galerie-Inges, Berlin, Germany | view poster

EINTAGSFLIEGE
"Little Digerati"
(from Empty Shell, Robbed Time)
"Levi"
(from Two Pieces for Solo Laptop)




3/12/2007
Cygnus Ensemble @CUNY Graduate Center, NYC (Elebash Recital Hall)

"Circumference" (for two guitars, violin, cello, flute, oboe)




11/17/06
Imag and CUNY New Media Lab present Expo 2006 | view poster

co-organized / presented Art Games (ongoing project at the CUNY NML)

BENDING TECHNOLOGIES IN AND OUT OF ACADEMIA
Featuring presentations by ground-breaking electronic composer Morton Subotnick, and a performance by the creators of This Spartan Life, a talk show residing in the online Halo© multiplayer universe.
in Martin Segal Theatre @ Graduate Center CUNY




2/1/2007
Power One performance series @Ad Hoc Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

"Upward, Behind the Onstreaming it Mooned" - a colloborative work conducted by computer generated video with the Orbis Tertius Ensemble




1/5/2007
Spontaneous Music Festival @Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

featured the Manhattan New Music Project's "Music Cre8tor": an interactive sensor/software interface for musical exploration and education " (programmed by Zachary Seldess in collaboration with Jane Rigler)




12/10/2006
Share @Reboot, E.Village, NYC

"Street Fighter (an improvisational ballet)" with Yonatan Niv & Andy Graydon




11/30/2006
@CUNY Graduate Center, NYC (Elebash Recital Hall)

"Agie" (for solo laptop and video projection)




10/31/2006
@CUNY Graduate Center, NYC (Elebash Recital Hall)

"Levi" (from Two Pieces for Solo Laptop)




8/23/2006
@Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

"Two Pieces for Solo Laptop" (Galap, Levi)




6/11/2006
Pianoless Vexations @The Sculpture Center, Brooklyn, NY

"Vexations_6.11" (for solo laptop) - performed as part of an eight-hour incarnation of Erik Satie's Vexations (1893)




5/12/2006

Imag presents Artifacts: An evening of interactive music and media @CUNY Graduate Center, NYC | view poster

co-organized concert featuring works by Amnon Wolman, Nathan Bowen, Rob Collins, Paul Riker, and Zachary Seldess

"Fred, Victoria, Bruce, and Agnes" (for four laptop performers with video projection and one laptop conductor)




5/8/2006
@Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY (Levenson Recital Hall)

"Levi" (for solo laptop, from Two Pieces for Solo Laptop)




4/16/2006
Cygnus Ensemble @CUNY Graduate Center, NYC (Elebash Recital Hall)

"Cabinet" (for two guitars, violin, cello, flute, oboe)




3/29/2006
Darmstadt @Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

"ccaabbiinneett" (for solo laptop)




3/24/2006
RE-ZONING - Benefit and performance event @Goliath Visual Space (117 Doobin St, Brooklyn)

"Street Fighter (an improvisational ballet)" with Andy Gradyon & Nick Lesley (subbing for Yonatan Niv)




3/16/2006
Brooklyn College CUNY 15th Annual International Electro-Acoustic Music Festival, Brooklyn, NY

"Fred, Victoria, Bruce, and Agnes" (for four laptop performers with video projection and one laptop conductor)




12/5/2005
@Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY (Levenson Recital Hall)

"Street Fighter (an improvisational ballet)" with Yonatan Niv & Andy Graydon




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