RM Francis

Music Event

Monday, February 10, 2020, 7:30 – 9:30pm PST
Ensemble Room, Music Building

RM Francis

Presented by Mills College Music Department and Center for Contemporary Music

"0th Rhomboid Set"

RM Francis will present a new synthetic sound work for solo laptop. Francis will perform realtime modifications of generative algorithms developed using the SuperCollider programming language to realize a hybrid semi-improvisational/systems-based performance.

RM Francis is an artist working with computer-generated sound via performance, recording, and installation. His work has been presented throughout North America at numerous festivals, including Debacle (Seattle), 2 Day (Portland), Diffusion (Baltimore), and Human Festival (Philadelphia). His Hyperplastic Other project is a series of works utilizing chocolate, video, performance, and sound to dramatize alternative models of subjectivity. Francis was also a member of Mesh Collaborative, a computer music ensemble employing network architecture to explore novel modes of distributed authorship and human-computer collaboration. He lives in Seattle, where he is also active as a concert organizer.

Photo by Brandon Aleson