April 28, 2016

Sound Arts MFA spring exhibition: Continuing Effect

Columbia University School of the Arts
Cameron Perry Fraser, drawings for Uncloudy Day, 2016.

Artists: Alice Emily Baird, Cameron Perry Fraser, Chatori Shimizu, Frank Spigner
Curated by Wave Farm

Installed in Basilica’s Back Gallery, this special exhibition presents thesis works from the Sound Arts MFA program. Alice Emily Baird, Cameron Perry Fraser, Chatori Shimizu, and Frank Spigner formally and conceptually address concepts relating to reverberation through interactive, responsive, and kinetic sculpture and installation.

The Columbia University School of the Arts Sound Arts MFA is an interdepartmental program offered in association with the Visual Arts MFA Program, the Department of Music and the Computer Music Center. Columbia University has been at the helm of sound innovation for over 50 years with faculty specializing in composition, improvisation, music theory, musicology, installation, sculpture, instrument building, acoustics, music cognition, and software development. Faculty from the Computer Music Center, along with colleagues from Composition, Visual Arts, and Engineering, led the development of the new interdisciplinary area in Sound Arts that leads to the Master of Fine Arts degree awarded by the School of the Arts.

Columbia University School of the Arts awards the Master of Fine Arts degree in Film, Theatre, Visual Arts and Writing, the Master of Arts degree in Film Studies, and an interdisciplinary program in Sound Arts. The School is a thriving, diverse community of artists from around the world with talent, vision and commitment. The faculty is composed of acclaimed and internationally renowned artists, film and theatre directors, writers of poetry, fiction and nonfiction, playwrights, producers, critics and scholars. Every year the School of the Arts presents exciting and innovative programs for the public including performances, exhibitions, screenings, symposia, a film festival and numerous lectures, readings, panel discussions and talks with artists, writers, critics and scholars.



Columbia University School of the Arts Sound Arts MFA spring exhibition

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