Seminário de Maile Colbert (artista multimédia)
Data: 15 de Abril (Quinta-feira) – pelas 15h00
Local: Auditório da Biblioteca, FCT/UNL, Monte da Caparica
Maile Colbert’s Bio:
Maile Colbert is a multi-media artist with a concentration on sound and video relocated from Los Angeles, US to Lisbon, Portugal. She spent the last year collaborating with the art organization Binaural (http://www.binauralmedia.org/), and is currently the artist in residence and a sound designer/editor for O Ganho do Som studio (http://www.oganhodosom.com). She holds a BFA in The Studio for Interrelated Media from Massachusetts College of Art, and a MFA in Integrated Media/Film and Video from the California Institute of the Arts.
She has had multiple screenings, exhibits, and shows, including The New York Film Festival, LACE Gallery, MOMA New York, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the REDCAT Theater in Los Angeles, The Portland International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, the Future Places Festival in Oporto, HOERENSEHEN 2.0 in Berlin, the Störung Festival in Barcelona, the Teatra Municipal in Guarda, the Observitori Festival in Valencia, and has performed and screened widely in Japan, Europe, Mexico, and the States. She recently was a part of a featured installation at the 2009 UN Climate Conference.
She was a visiting lecturer teaching Sound Design at UCSD; designed sound and composed for Rebecca Baron’s film How Little We Know of Our Neighbors, winner of the Black Maria Film Festival Best Film, designed sound for Adele Horne’s feature documentary The Tailenders, broadcasted on PBS POV and winner of a 2007 Independent Spirit Award, Allan Sekula’s epic The Lottery of the Sea, and designed sound for Betti-Sue Hertz’s multi-media mutli- channel installation at the Centro Cultural Tijuana for the 2005 inSite Festival. She has had the pleasure and opportunity to work with such artists as Rui Costa, Adriana Sá, Celer, Carole Kim, Andrea Parkins, Kraig Grady, Jessica Constable, Jeff Cain, Mark Dresser, Steve Roden, Paul Bradely, Matthew Marble, Kadet Kuhne, Anne LeBaron, Hypo, Can’t, Simon Whetham, Carl Stone and Manuela Barile to name a few.
She is currently finishing a new release, “Come Kingdom Come”, an experimental opera on millennialism and apocalyptic thought and theory with opera singer Gabriela Crowe, singer Jessica Constable, and the Poetry of Ian Colbert; and is in pre-production on an epic multi-disciplinary performance of a fictionalized and personalized Portuguese Maritime history, and the definition of “home”
How to get to the Library Auditorium: see directions at http://www.fct.unl.pt/contactos/como-chegar-a-fct/index_html and the Campus map at http://www.fct.unl.pt/faculdade/planta-campus/planta-do-campus (Library is indicated as BIBLIOT).