Art on Art Series: with Terry Dame

Topic: Art on Art with Terry Dame
Time: Jun 9, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Terry Dame is a New York based creative technologist, sound artist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and educator. Currently she creates and performs with interactive sensor-driven musical instruments, sculptures and installations using found objects and found sounds to explore pathways between creativity, technology, nature and human habitation.

From 1998-2012 she led the percussion-based ensemble Electric Junkyard Gamelan. The group toured nationally  and internationally performing original compositions on Dame’s own artist-made instruments built from recycled objects. Dame also has an active career composing for film and dance and is an alumni of the Sundance Institute Composer Lab. Her work has been presented at prestigious venues internationally including the Kennedy Center, MoMa, Detroit Institute of Art, International Festival of Recycling Art, International Festival of Arts and Ideas and Festival Archstoyanie.

Dame has received support from HarvestWorks Digital Media Center, Fractured Atlas, Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, The Rockefeller Foundation, NYSCA and Meet the Composer. She holds a BFA in Environmental Planning from the University of Massachusetts and  MFA in Composition and Performance from the California Institute of the Arts. Dame is currently on faculty at the School of Visual Arts and Marymount Manhattan College in New York City.