Another Language Performing Arts Company (1985-2010)
Celebrating 25 Years of Creative Expression!
April 1, 2010 6:00pm INSCC Auditorium, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, FREE and Open to the Public!

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Thursday, April 1, 2010 - Panelists
Remote Panel - Discussions on Telematic performance with Access Grid technology.

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Jeff Carpenter - joined AVL in 2008 as a multi-media designer and post-production specialist. He has been with NCSA since 1994, working over the years in Media Services, Marketing Communications, and Video Technology Services (VTS). While with VTS, Carpenter was an essential member of the Access Grid team (a large-scale, multi-site video teleconferencing system), which moved the system from beta testing to production and international use. Before joining NCSA, Carpenter worked for WICD Channel 15 from 1988-1996, producing programming and, ultimately, directing newscasts. He has freelanced in video direction and production for a range of clients, including WILL, Prairie Productions, ESPN, and MTV Sports. He holds a BachelorŐs with a major in Mass Communications/Broadcasting and minor in Theater from Illinois State University. Jeff was instrumental in creating the opportunities for Interplay: Loose Minds in a Box (2005) SIGGRAPH - Los Angeles, California and Supercomputing Global - Seattle, Washington performances. He, also, facilitated the University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign participation in InterPlay: Nel Tempo di Sogno (2007).

Mike Daley - is the Senior Technician/Professional Tutor for the School of Computer Science at Cardiff University. He has built, operated and maintained several Access Grid Nodes and he supports the Visualization and Augmented Reality group. He also teaches JAVA, 8086 Family Machine Code, Networks and an introduction to PERL and Python scripting. He has also recently gained his MPhil in Machine Vision, certification for Computer Forensics (GCFA), and become a member of the British Computer Society. He is currently in the process of teaching a new course at Cardiff in Computer Forensics. Mike participated in Another Language Performing Arts Company's InterPlay: Carnivale (2008) and InterPlay: AnARTomy (2009) performances.

Scott Deal - is a member of the Department of Music and Arts Technology faculty and Director of the Donald Tavel Arts and Technology Research Center of the Department of Music and Arts Technology at IUPUI. He is well-known as an active performer of new and contemporary music with appearances including venues in Atlanta, Boston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, and Washington DC. He has performed for the College Music Society, Society of Electro-Acoustic Musicians and the Percussive Arts Society. Continually inspired by new and emerging artistic technologies, Mr. Deal is a member of ARTGRID an Internet2 telematic performing collective comprised of a multi-disciplinary group of artists and computer specialists, founded by Jimmy and Beth Miklavcic at the University of Utah. In this capacity he has performed at Supercomputing Global, SIGGRAPH, Chicago Calling, Ingenuity Festival and with groups that include Another Language Performing Arts Company, Digital Worlds Institute and the Helsinki Computer Orchestra. Professor Deal is on the faculty of the New England Conservatory Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice and continues as a Research Affiliate for the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He has served as Principal Percussionist of the Fairbanks Symphony, Timpanist of the Arctic Chamber Orchestra, on the artist faculty for the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival. He has recorded works on Albany, Centaur, Cold Blue and SCI labels. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Miami, a Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cameron University. Scott has performed for Another Language Performing Arts Company in several projects: InterPlay: Hallucinations, April 15-17, 2004; InterPlay: Loose Minds in a Box April 15-17, August 3-4, & November 17, 2005; InterPlay: Dancing on the Banks of Packet Creek, March 31-April 2, 2006; InterPlay: Nel Tempo di Sogno, March 30-April 1, 2007 and InterPlay: AnARTomy, March 27-29 & April 3-5, 2009.

Joe Geigel - Joe is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is the technical director and co-founder of the Virtual Theatre Project, an interdisciplinary NSF-funded initiative with the goal of enabling a theatrical performance in a virtual world shared by participants in different physical spaces. In 2008, the technology developed for this project was incorporated with the Access Grid and used to provide real time control of synthetic 3D models for the Another Language production of Interplay: Carnivale, March 28-30, 2008.

Bob Huebert - is a Visualization Systems Analyst at the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center (ARSC) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He provides Linux support at ARSC and manages the Discovery lab facility and it's activities. Bob has contributed to the InterPlay series since the production of Interplay: Hallucinations in 2004. He has been active in web based collaboration tools since 1997 and was responsible for integrating the first AccessGridNode in Alaska in 1999. In his spare time, Bob enjoys listening to and recording live bluegrass and folk music.