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Sanford, Jason Sidney Instructor

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Research

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  • Jason Sidney Sanford integrates various forms of visual, sculptural, sonic, performing, and composing arts. He makes sculptural musical instruments, and then uses them to develop unique compositions, which he performs live and records. He also develops interactive sonic situations, frequently collaborating with dancers, or making interactive sound-art installations.

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  • intermedia, performance, sculptural-instruments, noise, sound, electronics,

Teaching

courses taught

  • ARTS 4118 - Graduate Visiting Artist Program
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Artists of national and international reputation, interacting with graduate and advanced undergraduate students, discuss their studio work at seminar meetings and at public lectures or events. Provides continuous input of significant developments and a comprehensive view of contemporary issues in the arts. Same as ARTS 4118.
  • ARTS 5118 - Graduate Visiting Artist Program
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Artists of national and international reputation, interacting with graduate and advanced undergraduate students, discuss their studio work at seminar meetings and at public lectures or events. Provides continuous input of significant developments and a comprehensive view of contemporary issues in the arts. Same as ARTS 4118.
  • CMDP 3600 - Creative Media Making
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Focus on developing an understanding of the principles, forms and aesthetics of media production. Working in design groups on small-scale media preproduction and production exercises, screenings and critiques, students learn creative solutions to problems in realizing expressive media projects. Formerly CMDP 2600.
  • CMDP 3840 - Sound Practices
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Explores the aesthetics of sound through the study of sound art and sound culture. Reading and discussion covers theories, technologies, and histories that drive the medium. Students apply concepts by designing and building their own soundscapes. Classes will be organized around hands-on activities, lecture, and discussion of readings.
  • CMDP 4870 - Sound and Technology Topics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2021
    Exploration of issues, techniques and tools of music and sound technology. Topics vary and may include: interactive systems for performance; music and mobile media; electronic music instrument design; digital synthesis and signal processing; music in multimedia; sound practices and analysis. Lecture during work sessions will support student projects.
  • CMDP 4931 - Internship
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Summer 2020
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International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)