I am primarily interested in communication and interpretive methodologies, be they purely linguistic or wholly artistic. My work and research has focused on intercultural interaction and interpretation, particularly focusing on Kerala, South India and Bali and Java, Indonesia.
Artistic Experiences I Have Had On My Travels
I have performed extensively with Balinese and Javanese Gamelan ensembles both in the United States and Indonesia, and have worked with musicians and artists throughout South India, Southeast Asia, Europe and America.
Places I Would Like To Visit
Morocco, Ethiopia, Republic of Georgia, Cambodia, China
Art Forms And Cultures I Would Like To Engage With
Everything! Would love to work with Moroccan musicians and artists, and would love to engage further with Burmese culture.
My Creative Influences & Favorite Artists
Tewelde Redda, KJ Yesudas, Palghat Raghu, Gugum Gumbira, Dewa Alit, Richard Long, Robert Smithson, Carl Andre, David Nash
My Artistic Affiliations
SÍM (Association of Icelandic Visual Artists), SEM (Society for Ethnomusicology), SEAMUS (Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States)