ABOUT THE ARTISTS
fall 2015


 
  Illustration  : Lawrence Orange

Illustration: Lawrence Orange

 
 
 
 
 
 
 Photo credit:   Rachel Walther

Photo credit:  Rachel Walther

 
 
 
 
 

Alex Ayling writes, among other things. He is also currently directing a short film series and trying not to stumble about in despair. He currently resides in London. 

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
A-N-D Bleep. gallery

 

Michael Brandonisio is based in Brooklyn, NY. His work has appeared in After the Pause, Clockwise Cat, Otoliths, Sein und Werden, Small Po[r]tions, and elsewhere. He has a piece forthcoming in Centrifuge. By sheer coincidence, he is the same exact age as Jack Benny, comedian extraordinaire.

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
Loud Thought Look; Listen, Together; A-N-D Bleep. galleries

 

Christine Choi holds an MFA in Writing from the California College of the Arts. Although east coast bred, she currently nests in San Francisco, working as a copywriter by day and dreaming of complex human/animal/machine relationships by night.

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
Listen, Together gallery

 

Dara Khan lives and works in San Francisco. In his off hours he occasionally stops playing video games long enough to write a poem or a song, usually with a great wringing of hands and gnashing of teeth. He is the co-creator of Frogknot, published by Tiny Splendor, and also forms half of a two-man blog at Video Game Heart.

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
Extreme Vulnerability gallery

 

Yaquelin Laporte is an interdisciplinary artist, teacher, healer, dreamer, and empath. She was born in Cuba, but currently resides in Oakland, California. She has performed her songs at various locations throughout the world, and you can view her visual art, if you ask nicely. 

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
Extreme Vulnerability gallery

 

Joseph Martin is a sound and visual artist out of Philadelphia working under various names. You can find some of his work on his websites, The Umbrella Engine or My Silent Awakening.

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
Extreme Vulnerability gallery

 

Luigi Porto is an Italian-born composer and sound designer who currently lives and works in the film and media industry in New York City. As a sound artist, he has collaborated with visual artists and performers for various events such as Romaeuropa, AAF, No Longer Empty, and more. His most recent album, Scimmie was released in 2014 by Cineploit Records and distributed worldwide. 

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
Listen, Together gallery

 

Denise Newman is a multimedia poet and translator living in San Francisco. Her fourth book Future People will be published in 2016. Her most recent translation is the short story collection Baboon by the Danish writer Naja Marie Aidt, for which she won the 2015 PEN Translation Award. Her video poems have been shown at the Whitney Museum and Southern Exposure. She teaches in the writing programs at the California College of the Arts.

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
Loud Thought Look gallery

 

Sean Ogilvie Is From New York City, Born And Raised, But Currently Resides In New Jersey. I Been Making Music Since I Was 14, And That’s Always Been My Medium To Express Myself And Create Art. I Appreciate Anyone That Likes Or Relates To Whatever I Create; That’s The Only Reason I Do It. If You Would Like To Check Out Some More Of My Songs Check Out My Project Central Ave On Soundcloud.

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
Loud Thought Look; A-N-D Bleep. galleries

 

Kate Salvi has been exhibiting and selling her paintings and photos internationally since 2009.  After receiving The People's Choice Award in June 2010 at Chabot Fine Art Gallery, Kate decided to expand her photo greeting card business.  They are now sold in 22 shops throughout Rhode Island, where she currently resides. She finds much solace in her work as she struggles with manic depression, which is quite tumultuous.

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
Loud Thought Look; Extreme Vulnerability; Listen, Together galleries

 

Standard Schaefer’s first book of poetry, Nova, was selected for the 1999 National Poetry Series and published by Sun & Moon Books. His second book, Water & Power, was published by Agincourt in 2005. Desert Notebook was published in Italy and the U.S. in 2008 in limited editions. The Notebook of False Purgatories, a book length poem about his time in San Francisco was by Chax Books (2013). He has contributed to and co-edited numerous literary and arts journals, and his work has been translated into Italian and anthologized internationally. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and daughter.

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE:: Fall, 2015:
Extreme Vulnerability gallery

 

He Can Jog is computer musician Erik Schoster from Milwaukee Wisconsin. Pattern Study VII (Poetree) is a render of an in-progress track from my next full length. The music is algorithmically generated based on score and instrument scripts written in the python programming language using a computer music system called Pippi.

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
A-N-D Bleep. gallery.

 

tor[r]entjet (by N. Syverson) is a decade-old noise project, Wisconsin-born, now Brooklyn-based. I’m thrilled to get to work with Melanie (again and for the first time, depending on how you count it). torrentjet.net

Where you can find them in SOUND:POETREE::, Fall 2015:
Loud Thought Look; Listen, Together; A-N-D Bleep. galleries

 

ABOUT melanie farley: I'm a multimedia poet and the founding editor of SOUND:POETREE::, and I have a few collaborations with artists throughout the Fall 2015 issue. 

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