Dan St. Clair : Sound Art, Sound Installation, and Birds


Teaching at Wesleyan University Fall 2010 and Spring 2011. New pieces are somewhat on hold for the moment :)

Call Notes

(2006) installation

The sound of synthesized birds singing popular melodies emanate from solar-powered electronics hidden in public spaces.

exhibited: Laneways 2009 (Melbourne, Australia) Sonambiente 2006 (Berlin, Germany), SFX Seoul (Seoul, South Korea)


For an Intersection

(2010) installation

A long string of 16 speakers spans the indoor and outdoor spaces of a gallery, playing a variety of synthesized sounds organized by a chorusing algorithm.

exhibited: Russell House, Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT).



2009 composition

A String Quartet that re-organizes a popular melody using a "space-hungry" genetic algorithm.

premiered: Flux Quartet Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT).


Aioli 'n Carp

(2010) installation

An installation for car horns, drumset, and electronics.

exhibited: Russell House, Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT).


The Cure for That Song Stuck In Your Head

(2004) installation

Gallery visitors cure themselves of the song stuck in their heads, and encounter the traces of songs stuck in other people's heads.

exhibited: Zilkha Gallery (Middletown, CT). SFX Seoul (Seoul, South Korea)



A Tele-immersive VR environment focused on 3D sound. A collaboration with Applied Interactives.

exhibited: Wired Magazine NEXTFest 2005 (Chicago, IL)

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