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Biography


STEVE PETERS
Composer / Sound Artist
Born 1959, San Rafael, CA
Lives in Albuquerque, NM

EDUCATION

1986 Bachelor of Arts Degree, The Evergreen State College (Olympia, WA)
1996 Gamelan slonding with I Nyoman Partha Gunawan (Tenganan, Bali, Indonesia)
1991 Javanese gamelan with Jeanette DeBouzek (Santa Fe, Albuquerque)
1984 Performance workshops with Members of Meredith Monk/The House (New York, NY)

EXHIBITIONS

2002 Hereings (a sonic geohistory) installation at 516 Magnifico Artspace (Albuquerque)
2001 Organizing the World: Sculptural Interventions (curated group exhibition), Museum of Fine Arts (Santa Fe)
2001 Emanations (with visual artist Claire Giovanniello), Harwood Arts Center (Albuquerque)
2001 Cloud Chamber, The Windows Project (Albuquerque)
2000 The Alchemy of Desire (with visual artist Christine Wallers), Old San Ysidro Church (Corrales, NM)
2000 Water (juried group exhibition), Albuquerque Museum/┴Magnifico! (received Award of Merit)
2000 Celebrating Nature: the Forest Underground (with visual artist Barbara Grothus), Albuquerque Convention Center (permanent installation commissioned by the City of Albuquerque)
1999 Second Show (group show of site specific land-based art), The Land / An Art Site (Mountainair, NM)
1998 Sound (group exhibition of sound works), Refusalon Gallery (San Francisco)
1998 Some Things in the Air (group exhibition of sound works), Harwood Arts Center (Albuquerque)
1998 Emanations (sound only), Brooklyn College Art Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)
1995 Emanations (with visual artist Claire Giovanniello), Nonsequitur Music Gallery (Albuquerque)
1994 Issues & Causes (group show of activist art), American Institute of Graphic Arts (Portland, OR)
1991 Undercurrents (group show of cassette network artifacts), Mexic-arte Museum (Austin, TX)
1991 Listening Room (group show of sound works), 21st Annual Bienal (Sço Paulo, Brazil)

RECORDINGS (solo releases, compilations, as guest artist)

2002 Hereings (a sonic geohistory) (solo CD/artistŇs book, La Alameda Press, Albuquerque)
2000 In Memory of the Four Winds (solo CD, Pianissimo, Albuquerque)
2000 Francisco LŚpez Untitled (1993) (CD, Staalplaat/Soleilmoon, Amsterdam)
1999 Site of Sound: of architecture & the ear (book/CD compilation, Errant Bodies Press/Smart Arts, Los Angeles)
1998 Sound (CD/catalog for group exhibit of sound works, Refusalon Gallery, San Francisco)
1998 Emanations (solo CD, O.O. Discs, Black Rock, CT)
1995 Francisco LŚpez Azoic Zone (CD, Asselus, Madrid)
1990 Soundviews: Sources (Cassette compilation, └What Next? Recordings, Santa Fe)
1990 The Aerial, Vol. 1 (CD compilation, └What Next? Recordings, Santa Fe)
1990 Exquisite Corpses From PS 122 (CD, └What Next? Recordings, Santa Fe)
1990 Exquisite Corpses From the Bunker (LP, Heartpunch Records, New York)
1990 Sue Ann Harkey The Ancient Past & the Ancient Future Are Both Seconds Away (LP, CNLF, New York)
1985-86 Snapshot Cassette Magazine (CS & mixed media, artistŇs editions, 4 issues)
1982 Regional Zeal (LP compilation, Palace of Lights, Seattle)
1981 Marc Barreca Twilight (LP, Palace of Lights, Seattle)

PUBLICATIONS

2002 Hereings (a sonic geohistory) (solo CD/artistŇs book, La Alameda Press, Albuquerque)
1999 Site of Sound (book/CD, B. LaBelle and S. Roden, eds., Errant Bodies Press/Smart Arts, Los Angeles)
1992 New Music Across America (festival catalog, Iris Brooks, ed., High Performance, Los Angeles)
1992 Cassette Mythos (book, Robin James, ed., Autonomedia, Brooklyn, NY)
1980-84 OP Magazine (articles, reviews and interviews, Lost Music Network, Olympia, WA)

SELECTED CONCERTS

1999 Solo tour (Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Denver, Boulder, Seattle, Olympia, Portland, Boise, Salt Lake City)
1999 Beyond Music Festival, Beyond Baroque (Los Angeles)
1998 Santa Fe International Electro-acoustic Music Festival, College of Santa Fe
1997 Santa Fe International Electro-acoustic Music Festival, College of Santa Fe
1996 Tumbleweed Tour with Anna Homler & Steve Roden (Los Angeles, Huntington Beach, San Diego, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Austin, Houston)
1995 At Land, live soundtrack performed with silent film by Maya Deren, Basement Films (Albuquerque)
1994 Hidden Tongues: The Brittle Season (installation & performance), Harwood Arts Center (Albuquerque)
1993 University of New Mexico ComposersŇ Symposium, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque)
1993 Sucko Scarabo Sunstroke, with Francisco Lopez, Outpost Performance Space (Albuquerque)
1992 New Music Across America Festival (Albuquerque)

SELECTED WORK FOR DANCE & THEATER

2000 The Diaries of Adam & Eve (by Mark Twain), Vortex Theater (Albuquerque)
1999 Flight Path (by Doranne Crable, performed by Kagami Butoh), Evergreen State College (Olympia, WA)
1998 Faith (by Lane Lucas), KiMo Theater (Albuquerque)
1998 Perilous Night #3 (by Marsha Tallerico), University of New Mexico
1997 Shelter (by Lane Lucas), University of New Mexico
1997 Ground Luminosity (with Lane Lucas), University of New Mexico
1996 Faith (by Lane Lucas), KiMo Theater (Albuquerque)
1996 Planctus (by Bill Evans & Nora Reynolds), ┴Magnifico! AlbuquerqueŇs Festival of the Arts
1995 Drifting (by Lane Lucas), Center for Contemporary Arts/NM ChoreographersŇ Showcase (Santa Fe)
1991 Experiments In Living (by Deborah Slater & Co.), Studio 210 (San Francisco)
1990 Died Suddenly (by Deborah Slater & Co.), Studio 210 (San Francisco)
1988 Introduction to Dropping Dead (by John Carrafa), Dance Theater Workshop (NYC)

AS PRODUCER / PUBLISHER

2001 Sarah Cahill Piano Music of Ruth Crawford and Johanna Beyer (CD, New Albion, San Francisco)
1999 Nacha Mendez Bodega de Amor (CD, Na-cha-cha, Santa Fe)
1998 Desde el Otro Lado: electroacoustic music from Latin America (CD, OO Discs, Black Rock, CT)
1997 Teiji Ito Meshes (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1997 Annea Lockwood The Glass World (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1995 RADIUS: transmissions from broadcast artists, Vols. 3 & 4 (CD compilations, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1995 Tom Guralnick Broken Dances for Muted Pieces (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1995 The Aerial: a journal in sound, Vol. 6 (CD compilation, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1994 Gamelan Pacifica Trance Gong (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1994 Jerry Hunt Haramand Plane (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1993 RADIUS: transmissions from broadcast artists, Vols. 1 & 2 (CD compilations, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1993 Jin Hi Kim Komunguitar (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1993 Ikue Mori & Tenko Death Praxis (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1993 The Aerial: a journal in sound, Vol. 5 (CD compilation, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1993 Annea Lockwood Thousand Year Dreaming (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1992 David Dunn Angels & Insects (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1992 Peter Garland Border Music (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1992 The Aerial: a journal in sound, Vol. 4 (CD compilation, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1992 Alison Knowles Frijoles Canyon (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1992 Audio Alchemy: The Cassette Mythos Compilation (CD compilation, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1991 Malcolm Goldstein Sounding the New Violin (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1991 The Aerial: a journal in sound, Vol. 3 (CD compilation, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1991 The Aerial: a journal in sound, Vol. 2 (CD compilation, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1990 Deep Listening Band TroglodyteŇs Delight (CD, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1990 Exquisite Corpses From PS 122 (CD compilation, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1990 The Aerial: a journal in sound, Vol. 1 (CD compilation, └What Next?, Albuquerque)
1984 John Foster Pop Philosophers (Cassette, K Records, Olympia)
1982 Regional Zeal (LP compilation, Palace of Lights, Seattle)

RADIO FESTIVALS & SERIES

1998 Radio Resonance (London)
1994 Subtropics Festival (Miami, FL)
1994 AART Festival of Radio Art, Museum of Modern Art (Dublin, Ireland)
1991 3rd Festival of International Radio Art, Radio Espa-a Nacional (Madrid, Spain)
1991 The Radio Works (Hempstead, NY)
1986 Snapshot Radio Tour (radio art programs and workshops at 15 community stations across the USA)
1986 Snapshot Radio, WFMU-fm (E. Orange, NJ)
1979-83 Snapshot Radio (with Rich Jensen), KAOS-fm (Olympia, WA)

RESIDENCIES, WORKSHOPS & LECTURES

2001 Guest Lecturer, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque)
2001 Visiting Artist, week-long residency, The Evergreen State College (Olympia, WA)
2000 Guest Artist/Lecturer, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque)
1999 Visiting Artist, Armand Hammer United World College (Las Vegas, NM)
1999 Artist-in-Residence, Rio Grande Nature Center State Park (Albuquerque)
1996 Guest Lecturer, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque)
1995 Guest Lecturer, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque)
1993 Visiting Artist, Center for Contemporary Arts Teen Project (Santa Fe)
1992 Technical Advisor, Center for Contemporary Arts Teen Radio Project (Santa Fe)
1992 Visiting Artist, Center for Contemporary Arts Teen Radio Project (Santa Fe)
1989-91 Artist-In-Residence (Media Arts), New Mexico Arts Division
1987-88 Artist-In-Residence (Intermedia Arts), NY Foundation for the Arts
1986 Guest Lecturer, Princeton University, Graduate Composition Seminar (Princeton, NJ)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2000-01 Volunteer Community Mediator, Bernalillo County Metro Court (Albuquerque)
1998-01 Artistic Advisory Board, Relëche Ensemble (Philadelphia)
1994-01 Composer / Sound Designer and Music Director, Lane Lucas & Co. (Albuquerque)
1989-01 Director, Nonsequitur Inc. (Albuquerque); produce recordings & concerts of experimental music
1992-94 Music Programming Panel, Center for Contemporary Arts (Santa Fe)
1992 Co-Director, New Music Across America Festival (Albuquerque)
1991-92 Vice President, Board of Directors, Outpost Productions (Albuquerque)

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