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Tonecolor is a resource for those interested in the close connections between music and visual arts. Included are artist/musician listings and articles on tools and ideas regarding the audio/visual connection.
Calendar: Past Events
- Omnimedia v.06, Sunday, July 23, 2000, Starting in the daytime with demonstrations of multimedia technology and culminating in an evening performance by all musicians and video artists, at The Creamery, 2517 San Pablo, Oakland, California. See Omnicetera: the journal of the Omnimedia artists for details on past performances. This is an event with complex experimental electronic music and video generation and interaction. Some of it is quite abstract while other material works with cultural references.
- Omnimicro: A series of electronic/experimental music/media performances
- Thursday, April 8, 1999
- Omnimicro presents an evening of tricked-out gadgets. Come see The MetaGraph, the VibraTron, and the NESbyt. Techno-junkyard detritus meets mad-scientist aesthetic.
Performing: Rape of Desire,, dAs (bug city urchustru), The Univac Index, Walter Funk, Visuals: ElectroLux28, Peter King
- Thursday, April 15, 1999
- Omnimicro presents the raVe [rd]Emix! Main ingredient: rave music (some of your favorite flavors). End product: something very different. ABSOLUTELY NO DANCING will be allowed at this event.
Performing: fluorescent grey, Mr. Merides, Dr. Aaron Wolf Baum, Visuals: David Tristam?
- Thursday, April 22, 1999
- Omnimicro presents an evening of sound design, audio environments, ambience, and drone. Close your eyes and go there.
Performing: Wobbly, Involution, Brain Science, Crustasions, Visuals: Greg Jalbert, Optikal NutraSweet(tm)
- Thursday, April 29, 1999
- Omnimicro presents Hot Licks: Guitars out of Joint. Prepared, treated, processed, broken, & repaired. All strings must go.
Performing: Vance Galloway, Steev Hise, Jet Black Hair People,Visuals?
The place is: ATW: Artists Theatre Workshop, 1932 Telegraph Ave, between 19th & 20th in downtown Oakland, California. This is a new theatre space that will be featuring films both by local east bay artists and by well-known or obsure directors. Thursday nites are scheduled as performance nites, so the Omnimicro series will be inagurating the first month with a series of performances of all kinds, from dance to theatre to whatever. This last weekend was the opening featuring Friday nite showing short films by CCAC filmmakers and a performance by Wet Gate (a good one indeed), and Saturday nite featured a tribute to the late Stanley Kubrick. ATW is part of a whole group of stores and storefronts, including a beautiful and huge Art Deco Ballroom, that is being organized as a new Downtown Oakland Arts Center.
- Bliss Paint 2.0, a major upgrade is announced by Imaja. Bliss Paint is a live performance, MIDI and sound triggered animation software system for multimedia artists and designers.
- July 31, 1996 - Greg Jalbert talks about generative art and Bliss Paint at the North Bay Multimedia Association ArtSIG. This meeting will be held at Autodesk in San Rafael, CA at 7pm. Grant Blaha will also be showing cellular automata software. See the NBMA web site http://www.nbma.com for directions and other details.
- September 11, 1996 - The first Visual Music Forum will be held at the Exploratorium in San Francisco at 7:30pm, with demonstrations of visual music arts by Greg Jalbert of Imaja, Ron Pellegrino of Electronic Arts Productions, Steven Malinowski, and Michael Wanger. This forum is the beginning of a new group that is dedicated to exploring the closely intertwined forms of visual and audio arts. See the Visual Music Forum web page for more information.
- September 27, 1996 - Terra Nova performs with guest artists Greg Jalbert and Darrell DeVore at the North Bay Multimedia Association Electronic Picnic on Friday night. Live Bliss Paint computer animations will be projected, syncronized with the music.
- Oct-Dec 1996 - Renowned expert Sandy Cohen teaches the course The Visualization of Music, with many guest speakers, at San Francisco State University. See the course syllabus for details.
- November 25, 1996, 6:30pm - Greg Jalbert demonstrates Bliss Paint at Sandy Cohen's Music Visualization class at San Francisco State University (downtown extension). Contact Sandy Cohen (email@example.com) about the class.
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Last updated March 25, 1999.