| Helen Thorington
is the Co-Director of New Radio and Performing
Arts, Inc. (aka Ether-Ore),
and the founder and producer of New
American Radio (1987-1998), and Turbulence.
Thorington is am award winning writer, sound composer, and radio producer whose documentary, dramatic, and sound/music compositions have been aired nationally and internationally for the past twenty years. In September 2003, she performed with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company at The Kitchen, New York. Thorington has also created compositions for film and installation that have been premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, the Whitney Biennial, and in the Whitney Museum of American Arts' annual performance series.
Thorington has produced three narrative works for the web including Solitaire, which combines game and storytelling; and she has played a principal artistic role in the cutting-edge net work Adrift most recently presented as a performance and installation at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City. She is also a seasoned speaker on radio and net art. Visit her web site!
|Jo-Anne Green, Co-Director of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. since 2002, was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. After graduating from the University of the Witwatersrand with a BFA Honors in Printmaking and Art History, she emigrated to the United States in 1983. While studying for her MFA at UMASS Dartmouth, she volunteered for a Fund for a Free South Africa (FreeSA) from 1985 to 1992 where she co-founded Cultural Resistance to educate the American public about apartheid through the art and culture of South Africa. Green was Fundraiser for Do While Studio: Art Technology (1992-96), Development Coordinator for the New England School of Art & Design (1994-95), and Visiting Faculty at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (1995). She was instrumental in starting the artist-in-residence program at the University of New Mexico's Albuquerque High Performance Computing Center (1999) which led to the founding of the Art Technology Center (ATC); Green was Program Coordinator for both the ATC and the Arts of the Americas Institute until June 2001. Upon returning to Boston, she completed her MS in Art Administration at Lesley University. She has exhibited her paintings, one-of-a-kind artist's books, and installations in South Africa, Boston and New York. Visit her web site.|
is NRPAs System Administrator. He is a composer, multi-instrumentalist,
computer programmer and software engineer. As a composer Gilbert has developed
an extensive body of work centering around aspects of improvisation and
cross-disciplinary collaboration, with a focus on networks and experimentation
with new media. His work ranges widely from explorations of symbolic systems
and abstract scores to large scale Internet-based works involving international
ensembles to the construction of software-based algorithmic musical agents
interacting on the network.