<< back to schedule The Improvisation Summit of Portland 2016

Date: Thursday, June 2  |  Time: 10:20pm  |  Stage: --

Jesse Mejía is a composer who uses sound, video, generative technology and custom electronics in contextual relation to bodies and space. Mejía works regularly with dancers, choreographers and other artists to collaboratively make interdisciplinary performance work, and leads a 20 person experimental choir that anyone can join (called CHOIR) that re-frames contemporary choral music in new interdisciplinary contexts. Talk to Jesse about joining!

Originally from Shizuoka, Japan, Takahiro Yamamoto is an artist based in Portland. He holds a MFA in Visual Studies from the Pacific Northwest College of Art. He is a part of Portland-based group Physical Education with Allie Hankins, keyon gaskin, and Lu Yim, and co-directs a performance company madhause with Ben Evans.

This piece is called ‘subtractive patterns’ and is written for two performers of any discipline/media/practice.