Online: Michelle Lou + Casey Anderson + Alexander Dupuis
This is the first run of a series of live-stream concerts! We’re featuring three fabulous sets by a few Indexical regulars piping in from their homes: Michelle Lou (San Diego/Santa Cruz), Casey Anderson (Los Angeles), and Alexander Dupuis (Providence). Tune in, make an account, and join the conversation in the chat between sets as we build out our virtual resort and spa and talk to the artists about their work.
Casey Anderson is an artist working with sound in a number of media, including composition, improvisation, electronic music, saxophone, text, and installations. Performances, exhibitions, and residencies include MOCA - Los Angeles (CA), ISSUE Project Room (NY), STEIM (NL), Atlantic Center for the Arts (FL), Mass MOCA (MA), The Walker Art Center (MN), and The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (CA). He co-founded, and co-edits (with John P. Hastings and Scott Cazan), the Experimental Music Yearbook, owns and operates a wave press, and is a core member of Southland Ensemble. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California and teaches in the Media Design Practices department at ArtCenter College of Design.
Alexander Dupuis is a video artist, composer, and performer based in Providence, RI. His current points of focus include designing generative audiovisual systems and performing real-time animations in musical contexts. He is active as a guitarist in the Happy Valley Band and the Verdant Vibes new music collective. He received his MA in Digital Musics from Dartmouth College in 2012, and is currently pursuing a PhD in the MEME program at Brown University.
Michelle Lou is a composer, performer, and sound artist working mainly in the realm of electro-acoustic music. Her work has been presented at Wien Modern, Donaueschinger Musiktage, Darmstadt Ferienkurse, Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik, Schloss Solitude, The Festival of New American Music, the MATA Festival in New York City, The 66th American Music Festival at the National Gallery in Washington D.C., The Rainy Days Festival in Luxembourg, Ultima Festival in Oslo, Chance and Circumstance in Brooklyn, and Kammer Klang in London, amongst others. She received degrees in double bass performance and composition from UC San Diego and Stanford University, with additional studies at the Conservatorio G. Nicolini in Piacenza, Italy and the University for Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria. She was a Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University and an Elliott Carter Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Rome. She has taught at the WasteLAnd Summer Composition Course, the Akademie für Neue Musik in Boswil, Switzerland, and as a Visiting Lecturer at Dartmouth College. Michelle is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in Composition and Electronic Music at UC Santa Cruz.