Woven Chain

Improvisational work created in collaboration with Paul Fraser, Chiara Giovando, and Kristin Þóra Haraldsdóttir.

Concert Video — May 12, 2010


Program Notes

Concept: Paul Fraser, Chiara Giovando, Kristin Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Stephanie Smith
Vocal Performance: Carmina Escobar, Chiara Giovando, Kristin Þóra Haraldsdóttir
Audio Programming: Paul Fraser (Max/MSP)
Video Programming: Stephanie Smith (Max/MSP/Jitter)
Video Footage: Chiara Giovando


  • 150 ft length of heavy, shipyard-quality, fiber rope
  • 3 each: projectors, laptops (w/ Max/MSP/Jitter), wireless lapel microphones
  • Amplified instrument setups for each improviser: instrument(s), amp, microphones, pedals, etc.


May 12, 2010
Music & Image Ensemble Concert
Roy O. Disney Concert Hall, Calarts

Carmino Escobar (vocal improvisation, processing)
Chiara Giovando (vocal/violin improvisation, processing)
Kristin Þóra Haraldsdóttir (vocal/viola/object improvisation, processing)
Stephanie Smith (violin improvisation, processing)
Projector/Laptops: Paul Fraser, Rodrigo Restrepo, Stephanie Smith

From our performance in May 2010.

From our performance in May 2010.

Rehearsal Video

Shows a little more clearly what’s going on.