JUDY DUNAWAY - LIST OF WORKS
Compositions, Sound Installations and Sound Sculptures
performed by Judy Dunaway unless otherwise noted
Compositions, Sound Installations and Sound Sculptures
performed by Judy Dunaway unless otherwise noted
- Flying Fuck #4 (2023) - Sound sculpture/installation. Exhibited at “An AIDS Walkthrough” Exhibition at Village, Berlin (sponsored by Instinct.Berlin).
- Uterine Panic Piece (2022) - Sound sculpture. Premiered at Non-Event Boston and subsequently presented at Museum Wiesbaden, Errant Sound Galerie (Berlin), RIB Gallery (Rotterdam) and Akouphene Festival (Geneva).
- Latexorcism (2021) - For percussion duo playing latex balloon instruments. Premiered by Cosgrove-Long Duo at Earfest, Stony Brook University, winter 2022. Adapted into solo version and presented by composer at Non-Event Boston, RIB Gallery (Rotterdam), Museum Wiesbaden, Kunsthaus Helferei (Zurich) and Akouphene Festival (Geneva).
- Balloon Wings (2019) - Wearable cymatic sound sculpture. Exhibited at Museum of Modern Art, New York City, as part of “An Evening with Annie Sprinkle & Beth Stephens,” 2/25/2019 and subsequently presented at Errant Sound Galerie (Berlin) in 2022.
- Balloon Release (2017) - Interactive sculpture with quadraphonic sound. Created with MaxMSPJitter. Exhibited at Harvestworks, NYC, Nov. 8-12, 2017 and subsequently presented at Errant Sound Galerie (Berlin) and Dissolve Music @ MIT in 2022.
- ReBa (2017) - Interactive artificial intelligence score in the persona of a giant balloon. Created with MaxMSPJitter. Exhibited at Harvestworks, NYC, Nov. 8-12, 2017 and subsequently presented at Errant Sound Galerie (Berlin) in 2022.
- Stripes Too (2017) - Real-time sound-responsive animations on translucent balloon. Created with MaxMSPJitter. Exhibited at Harvestworks, NYC, Nov. 8-12, 2017 and subsequently presented at Errant Sound Galerie (Berlin) in 2022.
- Wind Ensemble (for balloon ensemble) (2017). Premiere performance by the Boston Balloon Ensemble at OpenSound, Somerville, MA, February 2017.
- Hommage a Kenneth Noland (2015) interactive work for amplified giant balloon, synthesized sound and video projections. Premiere performance by Judy Dunaway, February 2016 at the “New Expressions: Women in Music Technology” symposium at University of California Irvine. Subsequently presented at numerous venues including Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) (Spain), New Genres Arts Festival (Tulsa, Oklahoma), University of Michigan, Tone Deaf (Kingston, Ontario), York University (Toronto), Dark Circuits Series at Spectrum (NYC), Axis Arts Center (Crewe, U.K.), Cafe Oto (London), Mex (Germany), Museum of Fine Arts Ostrava (Czech), Forum for Architecture and Media (Brno, Czech), Velak Gala (Vienna), Interpenetration (Graz, Austria), Audio Art Festival (Krakow, Poland), Academy of Fine Arts Katowice (Poland), Spektrum (Berlin), University of Lorraine (Metz, France) and Expo’74 at Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA).
- Amplified Tenor Balloon with Interactive Electronics and Video Projections (2014). Premiere performance by Judy Dunaway at Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden in November 2014. Developed through an artist-in-residency at EMS Electronic Music Studios Stockholm. Subsequent performances at Spektrum (Berlin), Spectrum (NYC), York University (Toronto) and Expo’74 at Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA),.
- Interactive Improvisation for Tenor Balloon and Player Piano II (2014). Live balloon performance and programming for Player Piano II (using Max6) by Judy Dunaway. Player Piano II (automated grand piano) created by Godfried-Willem Raes. Premiere performance by Judy Dunaway at Logos Foundation, Gent, Belgium, October 2014.
- Piece for Giant Balloon and So (2014). Live balloon performance and programming for So (using Max 6) by Judy Dunaway. So (automated sousaphone) created by Godfried-Willem Raes. Premiere performance by Judy Dunaway at Logos Foundation, Gent, Belgium, October 2014.
- The Globe (2013) featuring digital signal processing and mixing by Judy Dunaway of live sound contributors phoning in real time from every continent on earth. Live streamed on site at Ohrenhoch sound gallery in Berlin and online, December 8 and 15, 2013.
- For Piano with Balloons (for prepared piano) (2012). Premiere performance by Kathleen Supove at Roulette, New York City, April 2013. Subsequently presented at Community Music Center of Boston and Berklee College of Music. Score published by Material Press (Frankfurt).
- What you cannot hear (2011), a transmission art piece utilizing live sound artifacts from telephones, Skype and the BlogTalkRadio streaming service. Recording of this real-time acousmatic work released by Leonardo Music Journal in November, 2012.
- DVNT and Dolly (2011-2012) live improvisational electronic duo with Doug van Nort, presenting telematic audio and video collaborations, utilizing Max/MSP/Jitter, UStream Producer and a variety of other programs and technology. Performances: WGXC/free103point9 (Sept. 2011), Deep Listening Dream Festival (November 2011) and Network Music Festival UK (January 2012) (excerpt broadcast on BBC World News’ “Click” program).
- The Phone Improv Show (2010) produced sixteen audio programs featuring live musical improvisations utilizing phones as part of the 2010 Improvisor Festival in Birmingham, Alabama, August 2010.
- For Tenor Balloon and Voice (2009). Premiere performance by Jennifer Walshe and Judy Dunaway at MATA Interval Series, NYC, March 2009.
- On the Air transmission art work for saxophone, pre-recorded balloon sounds and radio static (2007). Premiere performance by saxophonist Gitta Schaefer at Frau Musica Nova, Koeln, Germany, November 2007 and recorded for broadcast on Deutschlandfunk (German public radio). U.S. premiere performance by Chris Kelsey at WGXC, Hudson, NY, September 2011. Subsequently performed by Owen Callahan on UStream and projected live into Center for the Arts Hall, Wesleyan University, January, 2012. Score published by Material Press (Frankfurt).
- SWIRL-o-ton for giant balloon and soundtrack (2007). Premiere performance by Judy Dunaway at at Frau Musica Nova, Koeln, Germany, November 2007.
- Tootootrue (2006) - Sound sculpture collaboration with visual artist Nancy Davidson. Exhibited at Westport Arts Center Gallery, Westport, Connecticut, Nov. 3 - Dec. 22, 2006.
- Sex Workers’ Internet Radio Lounge (2006-2008) 24/7 webcast of audio art and activism by and for the worldwide sex worker community featuring over 30 hours of original works. December 2006 - May 2008. Ph.D. Dissertation, Stony Brook University, 2007.
- Balloon Symphony No. 2 for balloons, 2 video projections and audience (2004). World premiere performance by audience at Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA, March 2005; New York City premiere at Eyebeam, June 2006; European premiere at Gewerbemuseum “MuseumTagNacht,” Winterhur, Switzerland May 2008. Also has been presented at numerous other locations including Renee Weiler Concert Hall (New York City), Music with a View at Flea Theater (New York City), Academy of Media Arts Cologne, University of Alabama, University of Michigan, Wesleyan University, Accademia di Bella Arti di Brera (Milan, Italy), Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) (Spain) and New Genres Arts Festival (Tulsa, Oklahoma).
- Balloon Symphony No. 1 for balloons, video projection and audience (2004). Premiere performance by audience at CEAIT Festival, Roy and Edna Disney Center, Los Angeles, CA, January 2005; European premiere at Gewerbemuseum “MuseumTagNacht,” Winterhur, Switzerland May 2008.
- Affirmative Action for sensors, projection, amplified breathing and percussionist (2004). Premiere performance by Russell Greenberg at SUNY Stony Brook, Staller Center for the Arts, February 2005.
- The Sound of Skin (2003) for human skin and balloons, premiere performance by Kattt Sammon Ensemble at the ACME Observatory, San Francisco, CA, December, 2003. Also presented at Hartford New Music Festival (Hartford, CT), October 2013 and Wesleyan University, May 2014. Score published by Material Press (Frankfurt).
- Manual Eardrums (2002) – (Sound installation about feeling sound with ones hands), exhibited at Galerie Rachel Haferkamp, Koeln, Germany, January 2003. American debut: Diapason, NYC, November 2003. Subsequently exhibited at numerous locations, including Wesleyan University, CUBA Muenster, Ohrenhoch sound gallery Berlin and Audio Art Festival (Krakow).
- Balloon Bells (2002) – (Sound installation using balloons as bells). Exhibited at CUBA, Muenster, Germany, March 2002.
- For Balloon and String Quartet (2001), premiere performance by Judy Dunaway and the FLUX quartet at Roulette, NYC, December, 2001. Commissioned by the American Composers Forum Composers’ Commissioning Fund. Subsequently presented at Syracuse University. Released on CD “Mother of Balloon Music” by Innova records, with a grant from the Aaron Copland Fund.
- Flying Fuck (2000) (Sound installation using suspended vibrators and balloons to create low-frequency standing waves). Exhibited at Moltkerei Werkstatt, Koln, Germany, Nov. 24 - Dec. 3, 2000. Subsequently exhibited at Kunstlerhaus, Dortmund Germany and ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany. (Reviewed in Kunstforum International.)
- For Bass Koto with Balloons (2000), premiere performance by Ryuko Mizutani at Wesleyan University, April, 2000. Subsequently presented at Roulette (NYC). Score published by Material Press (Frankfurt). Released on CD “Mother of Balloon Music” by Innova records.
- Pop Music (1999) premiere performance by Judy Dunaway at Podewil, Berlin, Germany, September 1999. U.S. premiere at The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, April 2000.
- Balloon Installation for the End of Time (1999) (Site-specific work for balloons and pre-recorded material). Exhibited at “Zu Fruh,” MEX, Dortmund, Germany, December, 1999.
- For Chorus with Balloons (1999) premiere performance by The Wesleyan Singers at Amherst College, Little Three Choral Festival, October 1999. European premiere by the Kammersprechchor Zurich conducted by Bernhard Erne in Zurich, Switzerland, September 2000. Score published by Material Press (Frankfurt).
- Four Hearts for heart shaped balloons (1999) premiere performance by the Jan Huii Ensemble at Stitching Logos, Gent, Belgium, June 1999. Revised and updated version presented at Villa performance space, Brescia, Italy in November 2014 and by the Boston Balloon Ensemble at OpenSound, Boston, February 2017.
- 40 Days and 40 Nights for balloon sample CD and live balloons (1999) premiere performance by Judy Dunaway at Stitching Logos, Gent, Belgium, June 1999. Subsequently performed on tour at numerous locations around the U.S. and Europe.
- Molto for Tenor Balloon (1999), premiere performance by Judy Dunaway at the Bang On A Can Festival, NYC, May 1999.
- Soundtrack for Nancy Davidson video installation "Breathless," exhibited at Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, November 1999.
- Duet for Jumbo Balloons (1998) premiere performance by Judy Dunaway, Molly Sturges and Ben Stanko at Wesleyan University, November 1998. Subsequently presented at Experimental Intermedia, New York City, March 1999.
- Champagne in Mexico City (1997) a collaboration with Dan Evans-Farkas for balloon and electronic processing, Bluebird (1997) a collaboration with Yasunao Tone for balloon and damaged CD, and Rubber Sampler Quilt for sampled balloons and Ensoniq ASR-10, all electroacoustic works released by Composers Recordings, Inc./CRI in June 1998 on the CD “Judy Dunaway: Balloon Music.”