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Gideon D'Arcangelo

Former Adjunct, Class of

Courses Taught: New Interfaces for Musical Expression
Thesis

Gideon D'Arcangelo is an interactive media designer with a special focus on the intersection of new technology and musical experience. He is the creator of the "Walkman Busting" radio documentary series on Public Radio International's "The Next Big Thing." He occasionally reports on new music technology for PRI's "Marketplace." With ESI Design, his recent design projects include a science and technology center at NASA Stennis Space Center, the Children's Museum of Los Angeles, and the Reuters Sign at Three Times Square. He is an active member in the New Interfaces of Musical Expression (NIME) community. In the 1990's, he worked with ethnomusicologist and folklorist Alan Lomax on the Global Jukebox, an illustrated database of world song and dance styles. Recent writings include "Recycling Music, Answering Back: Toward an Oral Tradition of Electronic Music" (NIME 2004 Proceedings) and "Alan Lomax and the Big Story of Song," (Rounder Records CD1863).