Neural Multimedia Artist/Researcher
2013 Resume (PDF)
Paras presented Peace Streams at the Concert Hall, Center for the Arts, George Mason University.
Hollywood, CA, Caller ID, brain wave research incorporated into an independent film by Eric Zimmerman an independent film maker in Hollywood, CA. I am also included as a researcher in the film to be released late 2008.
Brain Wave Games and E-Learning, paper to be published in a book released in 2008 by the International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Science and Engineering, "CIS2E 07," Engineering Education, Instructional Technology, Assessment, and E-learning.
Online conference presentation for the International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Science and Engineering, CIS2E 07, Engineering Education, Instructional Technology, Assessment, and E-learning Online Conference, Dec. 9, 2007.
Washington, DC., District of Columbia Art Center, multimedia presentation by members of the Flarflist Poetry Collective - joined the Flarflist Orchestra with brain wave music accompaniment., February 18, 2007
Washington, DC, Brain Wave Presentation for DorkBots, Provisions Library, 611 Connecticut Ave. NW, Dorkbot-DC, December 2006. Washington Post Review available
Boston, SIGGRAPH 2006, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, presented Neurological Gaming Environments, Education Venue, August 2.
London, Dana Centre Museum of Science, UK, Creative Cyborgs, May 16, 2006.
Oahu, Hawaii, Hawaii International Arts and Humanities Conference, presented Neurological Learning and Healing: Where Art and Neuroscience Converge to Actualize the Future, Jan. 12, 2006.
International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Science and Engineering, CIS2E 05, Engineering Education, Instructional Technology, Assessment, and E-learning online conference presentation of Brain Wave Interactive Learning: Where Multimedia and Neuroscience Converge, Dec. 11, 2005.
Fairfax, VA, Dream Dreaming, exhibition of a 3-D neurological gaming environment at the Society for Photographic Education, Mid-Atlantic Region Conference held at George Mason University, Nov. 12, 2005.
Fairfax, VA, Brain wave controlled animation presented in performance with the EdgeEnsemble, Harris Theater, April 1, 2005.
Fairfax, VA/Halifax, Nova Scotia, MusicPath,international music performance over Internet2, TheaterSpace, George Mason University, Nov 23, 2004.
Los Angeles, CA, SIGGRAPH Poster Session 2004. Presented a collaborative research project, "The Internet2 Performance Module," Aug, 2004.
International SIGGRAPH Traveling Art Show, 2003-2005. Alien Encounter, a digital image was on tour with the SIGGRAPH Traveling Art Show.
Washington, DC, Sonic Circuits 2003, The Warehouse Next Door, performed Virtual Passion, a brain wave music and animation in real time. (collaborative performance with visual artist, Michael Gallelli), Sept. 27, 2003.
Baltimore, MD, Sonic Circuits 2003 at the University of Maryland, performed Virtual Passion, a brain wave music and animation in real time. (collaborative performance with visual artist, Michael Gallelli), Sept. 13, 2003.
San Diego, California, SIGGRAPH 2003 Art Gallery, exhibited Alien Encounter, San Diego Convention Center, digital image.
Washington, DC, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Amand Hammer Auditorium, Plugged-In Concert, presented Peace Streams on DVD, March 17, 2003.
Fairfax, VA, George Mason University, Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, multimedia presentation of the "Peace Streams" DVD with original digital animation and music composition. August 3, 2002.
Washington, DC, Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, multimedia presentation of Peace Streams, Sonic Circuits, August 2, 2002, DVD with original digital animation and music composition.
Washington, DC, Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, multimedia performance of Streaming Consciousness, Sonic Circuits, August 132001) with original digital animation and music composition. Live drumming by percussionist, Alison Krayer.
Los Angeles, CA., N-Space Art Gallery, Brain Wave Chick V, a performance for SIGGRAPH 2001 at Los Angeles Convention Center, August 12-17, 2001.
San Jose, CA., McEnergy Convention Center, Neural Audio Imaging Exhibit, Art Exhibition at ACM1: Beyond Cyberspace Conference, March 10-14, 2001.
NY, NY, School of Visual Art, visiting artist presentation of Neural Audio Imaging Research, October 29, 1999.
Seattle, WA, University of Washington, Internet2 Conference, demonstrated an independent art server application for Internet2, October 12, 1999.
Hollywood, CA, American Film Institute, Celebrating Digital Cinema Exhibition, presented Neural Audio Imaging, Sept. 18, 1999.
Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan, Technology Summit Conference, demonstrated an independent art server application for Internet2, September 13-14, 1999.
Minneapolis, MN, Walker Art Museum, Neural Audio Imaging, live multimedia performance using a brain wave interface to the computer, sponsored by American Composers Forum, November 7, 1998.
Starkville, MS., Sally Mann Reception at the Holiday Inn Ballroom, That Brainwave Chick Revisited, brain wave interactive sound installation in collaboration with Dr. Mark Applebaum, Professor of Music, Mississippi State University, October 22, 1998.
Mississippi State University, MS, That Brainwave Chick, Pre-Concert Brain wave Interactive Sound Installation, a collaboration, at SONIC CIRCUITS V, sponsored by MSU Department of Music Education and The American Society of Composers, February 1998.
Pomona, CA, Bodies in Motion, at Cal Poly, presented an interactive brain wave exhibit, whereby attendees could control a digital computer body with their brain wave activity, November 1997.
Los Angeles, CA, SIGGRAPH '97, Mind Garden Exhibit, The Electric Garden Exhibition, Los Angeles Convention Center, August 1997.
Los Angeles, CA, SIGGRAPH '95, Space Colonies: A Three Dimensional Computer Graphic Simulation and Research Project, Interactive Communities, August, 1995.
Los Angeles, CA, Digital Site: Digital Art/Computer Interface, SITE gallery. Digilante Artists in a Group Show, Summer 1995.
Orlando, Florida, SIGGRAPH '94, Human Dolphin Virtual Reality Environment, The EDGE, Summer 1994.
Los Angeles/CA, Sam Francis Gallery, Digital LA. Group show of cyber artists, presented Brain Wave Portraits. Summer 1994.
Chico/CA. Chico State University Art Gallery. Digital Artifacts. Group show, presented Brain Wave Portraits.
San Francisco/CA, Be-In, MacWorld 1994. In conjunction with Psychic Labs Inc., an exhibit was presented whereby viewers could create patterns of light by controlling light bulbs with their brain wave activity. Jan. 1994.
Santa Monica/CA, Brain Mind Symposium, conducted brain wave analysis on interested attendees (research for brain wave portraits). Spring 1993.
Los Angeles/CA, Cyberspace Gallery. Digital Salon Des Independents. Group show of digilantes, LA. Cyber artists. 1993.
Santa Monica/CA, Phoenix Art Gallery. Group show of Phoenix artists. Presented B&W photographs and computer graphic prints. Dec, 1992.
Pasadena/CA. CyberArts Conference. Portrait Virus, a computer network performance art piece. A link was established between the Pasadena Convention Center and Paras Productions, Washington, D.C. Digital Portraits were created in real time across the computer network and projected back to the Convention Center through 16 video monitors. November 7-9, 1992.
Ausgraph '90, Melbourne, Australia, A retrospective of computer graphic work was shown on 3/4" video in large screen projection along with presentation of a technical paper,"Motion Moves Sound, Spring 1990.
Los Angeles/CA., Faculty Art Show. Fall 1989. Two photographs were presented.
Nice, France. SEMAINE INTERNATIONAL DE L'IMAGE ELECTRONIQUE, T'ai Chi Ch'uan, a Computer Simulation of the Motion". I presented a 90 second 35mm film with an original digital sound track. Summer 1985.
London, England, EUROGRAPHICS '85, Tai Chi Ch'uan, A Computer Simulation of the Motion, presented the 90 second 35mm film with an original digital sound track. September 1985.
San Francisco /CA, Animation Screening Room. T'ai Chi Animation Studies, presented on Digital Effects, Inc. 3/4" videotape demo reel for SIGGRAPH 1985, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Film and Video Show. T'ai Chi Animation Studies were presented on the Digital Effects, Inc. 3/4" videotape demo re el for SIGGRAPH 1984.
Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, Performance Space, Multi-Media Performance (computer, video, and sound), May 1984.
New York, NY, New York Institute of Technology, Group Multi-Media Computer Graphic Show, (computer generated photograph and computer sound track). March 1984.
Boston, Massachusetts. University of Boston, Film/Video Foundation, Inc. A 3 1/2 minute microcomputer animation with live action performance titled Rites of Initiation, presented as part of a New Technology Series, 1983.
Chicago, I, Seven minute microcomputer animation, Night Emerges Day, presented during the lunch hour at SIGGRAPH '82.
Sacramento /CA. Chicago Photography Plus 1. I curated this exhibition of Chicago artists' work at the White Gallery. Experimental Color Photography from Chicago was presented in this show and an original black and white series of photographs titled F lower for Josephson was presented, 1982.
Sacramento/CA. Crocker Art Museum. A group show based on work completed in the fall of 1982 by artists who traveled about the country and reunited in California in the Spring for the Museum's s how (organized by Tom Witt). Photographs in black and white and color were shown.
Sacramento/CA. Open Ring and Le Sahuc Galleries, Anopheles Seventh. Group show: a photographic series was presented in black and white, 1982. Sacramento/ CA, Pava's Coffeehouse. One person show of color photographs, 1981.
Chicago, Illinois. Paul Waggoner Galleries, Alternative '81 Exhibit. Photographs shown in a group show. 1981.
Chicago, Illinois, Name Gallery, Hubbard Street. Fluid Measure Invitational, a solo performance was presented as part of a series of evening performances. 1981.
Chicago, Illinois, McCormick Place. International Photography Show, Group Show,1980.
Sacramento/CA. ASL Gallery, California State University. Photographs were presented in a group show. 1980.
Sacramento/CA. Robert Else Gallery, Annual Kingsley/Witt Scholarship Show, a Scholarship was received fo r an Untitled Photograph from an original script, Princess With the Magic Fingers, 1980.
Sacramento/CA. White Gallery. Photographic Show of Sacramento Photographers, 1980.
Sacramento/CA, California State Fair, Cal Expo, Annual Art Show. A Third Place Award was received for an Untitled Photograph from the script, Princess With the Magic Fingers, 1980.
Sacramento/CA, Open Ring Galleries. Kingsley Competition and Group Show. An Honorable Mention was re ceived for an Untitled Photograph. 1979.
Sacramento/CA., Open Ring Galleries, 1979. Light Images. a one person show of photographs was presented.
Sacramento/CA. California State Fair, Cal Expo, Annual Art Show. Exhibited a photograph in a group show,1979.
Sacramento/CA. Anopheles Exhibition. First participation in an art exhibition included a photographic series exhibited in a yearly retrospective of Sacramento, CA. artists, 1976.