Composition as Exploration

This is a Hybrid Media Composition that utilizes animation, sound, and source text, to Form-Shift Gertrude Stein's 1925 Essay, "Composition as Explanation," from its text based form into a visual and sonic medium.

Kings

A video project based around a snapshot from a 1990's Abu Dhabi apartment, October 2015

Babel

A Soundscape inspired by the Tower of Babel composed for 8-channels, May 2011. Co-Composed by J. Martin Daughtry & Diana Chester

  • Sounds

Sound Map of the Islamic Call to Prayer

An ongoing project of mapping sound recordings of the Adhan from mosques around the world

  • Map

Sound Toys, Monster Machine

A home brew sound machine made using a microcontroller with Arduino programming and several potentiometers.

  • Photographs

  • Sounds

Blinky Tire

An LED light sculpture, 2015

  • Photographs

Destination Somewhere

A Video Project created for live global telematic collaboration with 5 geographies, December 2012. Co-Composed by Diana Chester & Daniel Carbone

Everyday Life: A Repertoire of Ritual and Performance

A Collaborative Exhibition with visual artist Dhanaraj Keezhara that explores Caste Marginalization and Theyyam, December 2014

  • Photographs

  • Sounds

  • Video

Sonic Storyboard: The Call To Prayer

An Interactive exhibition that explores the sonic nuance of the Call to Prayer, Abu Dhabi May 2014

  • Photographs

  • Sounds

  • Video