The Good Immigrant

Based on a British essay collection edited by Nikesh Shukla,about race and identity, BISHI will present a world premiere, ‘The Good Immigrant’. As the British-Bengali daughter of immigrants who was adopted by London’s alternative queer nightlife community, in ‘The Good Immigrant’ Bishi explores issues that have defined her own life: identity, belonging, and the search for a middle way between cultural appreciation and cultural appropriation. Scored for voice looper, sitar, and electronics, and produced in collaboration with composer and sound designer Jeff Cook.

YOUNG VISIONARIES

Young Visionaries was a program that focused on bringing music technology and contemporary works to aspiring composers and songwriters in high school.

IDENTITY SKETCHES & THE ARTIST TOOLBOX

VIA artists guide students through the basic elements and techniques of their individual art forms with the overarching question: How do you, the artist, express your identity through your art form?

VISUAL MUSIC: TECHNOLOGY AND VISUAL TECHNIQUES IN COMPOSITION

In addition to an evening of work by Cornelius Dufallo and Paola Prestini in VisionIntoArt commissioned work, Paola Prestini and Cornelius Dufallo lead a workshop at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts as a community component by violinist, Cornelius Dufallo, at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.

ARTBREAK, BY RAGNAR

Take a break and immerse yourself in the how-to’s of making art. Each month we will highlight an Artist Master Teacher that VIA has had the privilege in working with. So, click on the above picture, sit back and take an ArtBreak with VisionIntoArt!

HARARE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2014

Remix Culture: New York’s Helga Davis (Einstein on the Beach), will perform in this new trio formation: a staggeringly diverse ensemble of all star NY players, Kronos Quartet cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, and violinist Todd Reynolds.

THE HUBBLE PAIRINGS

The Hubble Pairings consists of two multimedia works, Epistle and Hubble Cantata, which illustrate the relationship between music, film and science, created to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the start of the Hubble Space Telescope’s mission.

Epiphany

May 2, 2018: King's College London + National Sawdust
Epiphany is a large-scale immersive theater, music, and visual installation, featuring music by Paola Prestini, Francisco J. Núñez and Sarah Kirkland Snider & performed by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City conducted by Francisco J. Núñez, YPC artistic director and founder.