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Caroline Park and Asha Tamirisa at Le Lab

  • Le Laboratoire Cambridge 650 East Kendall Street Cambridge, MA, 02142 United States (map)

ArtScience Talks @ Le Lab & Non-Event  present


Approaches to Technology and Improvisation

6pm doors / 6:30pm talk

Sound and media artists Caroline Park and Asha Tamirisa discuss their solo and joint practices in the context of improvisation, instrumentality, and technology.

As usual, the talk is free. Space is limited. RSVP here


Note: the evening before their talk, Caroline and Asha will be performing at Le Lab as part of the Sound @ Le Lab series, supporting Frank Vigroux and Antoine Schmitt's Tempest.


Caroline Park is a composer and sound artist who creates customized software for solo performances, collaborative improvisations, sound installations and studio compositions. Her work explores sonic physicality, silence and volume with a critical and thoughtful approach to technology. She has performed at the Institute for Contemporary Art in Boston, Jordan Hall, Studio Soto, Pioneer Works, New Museum, and the Stone. Her work has been programmed on festivals and conferences including Boston Cyberarts, Musicacoustica Beijing, Deep Listening Conference, and Tone Deaf Festival. Caroline is a founding member of OPENSIGNAL, a group of artists concerned with the state of gender and race within electronic and computer-based art practices. She is a Ph.D. candidate in the MEME program at Brown University and teaches experimental electronic music at the Rhode Island School of Design. 


Asha Tamirisa is a sound and media artist most interested in audiovisual composition, instruments and interfaces, and gender, race, and technology. Her work has been presented at venues such as the ICA Boston, UnionDocs, The Tank, Spectrum, I-Park Foundation, WomanMade Gallery, and on festivals/series such as Punto Y Raya, OFFoff, Magic Lantern Cinema, the Drone Cinema Film Fest, and Altered States Film Festival. She has released music on Private Chronology and on Pan Y Rosas. She is a founding member of OPENSIGNAL, a group of artists concerned with the state of gender and race within electronic / computer based art practices. Currently, she is a doctoral student in Computer Music and Multimedia while pursuing an M.A. in Modern Culture and Media at Brown University.


Non-Event is a Boston-based concert series devoted to the presentation of the finest in experimental, abstract, improvised, and new music from New England and around the world.  At Le Laboratoire, Non-Event has presented a range of internationally renowned luminaries.

Earlier Event: February 7
Jim Dow at MassArt
Later Event: February 7
Jeff Koons at Harvard GSD