In February, I was a Presenter at TedX Berkeley as part of Capacitor. My close friend and collaborator, Jodi Lomask, Founder & Artistic Director of Capacitor, gave a killer speech about art, inspiration, and science, and the Capacitor crew brought a stellar performance of scenes from our soon-to-premiere show, Okeanos, to the Zellerbach stage in front of a capacity crowd of 1,000.
The piece I performed, “Fish Free,” is a composition I created combining electronic music and live violin. It powers the charged choreography performed by Mayuko Hosoai, as the spirited, large, powerful, tuna, darting through the ocean, a commanding presence.
With a not-quite-healed broken foot, the logistics of getting on and off stage ended up being the most challenging aspect of the event, but all went well, just sad I had to miss the group bow at the end!
Check out these sites for more great photos and descriptions of the event:
Weekend Watcher: Local TEDx events – Berkeley’s ‘Inspiring Innovation’
by Tom Foremski, Feb 11, 2012
A New Domain
Tedx Berkeley 2012: Silent Photo Gallery
by Gina Smith, posted by Vanessa Martinez