Peter Chamberlain | Resume

Art Department, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822 | (808) 738-5645


76 - 77 Post Graduate Study - Sculpture and Performance
Vancouver School of Art
75 - 76 M.A. Sculpture
State University of New York at Albany
73 - 75 M.F.A. Metals
State University College, New Paltz, New York
69 - 73 B.A. Art, Minor in Electronic Music
State University of New York at Albany

Professional Experience

91- 05 Professor of Art, Expanded/Electronic Arts
Art Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
77 - 91 Associate professor of Art, Sculpture, Electronic Arts
Elmira College, Elmira, NY
83 - 86 Guest Curator/Technical Director for G.R.I.D. Exhibition (Generic-Realtime-Interactive-Digital)
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
80 - 81 Consultant/Technical Director, National Performance Art Festival
H.F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Amplified Poetry Performances with the Mokaki Band & Others

07 Mokaki/Kalahele
Mark’s Garage
Feb Outside In(finite)
TEKHNIKOS Dance and Technology Concert, Rockland, NY, Feb 15,16,17.
1200 hits on YouTube as of August 07.
06 Native Books
05 Domino Buzz
Finalized CD with 12 new sonic poetry works by Joe Balaz. Production, engineering, and sound compositions and performance by Chamberlain. Scheduled for release Spring 06.
04 Aug Joe Balaz, readings with pre-recorded music
Provided digital compositions for poems read live at Max Bax, Cleveland, OH
July Imaikalani Kalahele, Independence Day reading for opening of his exhibition
Performed with Mokaki Band, incorporated pre-recorded military songs by the USAF Band, and installed version of Talking Heads/War End Peace for the duration of exhibition.
03 Feb Joe Balaz, reading with prerecorded music
Group reading by poets published in Kamaina Magazine, Feb. 18 Supplied soundtrack for Beneath the Underground. Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Art Academy, Honolulu, HI
Feb 7 Choreopoems Set I
Ishmael Reed, Kathryn Takara, Adela Chu, Balaz, Hamasaki, and invited poets and musicians. Performed music tracks for K.Takara and Carla Brundage, Produced soundtracks for poems presented by Joe Balaz.
Amin Conference Hall, East-West Center, Honolulu
Feb 8 Choreopoems Set II
Kaponos, Aloha Tower, Honolulu
02 Dec Imaikalani Kalahele at Peabody Institute
Produced digital video and soundtrack CD for use in live performance, Peabody Institute, Boston, MA
Joe Balaz, readings with prerecorded music
Provided compositions for The Other Side and Expandable You, The Coffee Factory, Honolulu, HI
Nov Joe Balaz, readings before Yellow Rage performance
Supplied pre-recorded compositions for Naked Man Club Zanzibar, Waikiki, HI
Joe Balaz, readings by Hybolics Magazine Writers
Provided pre-recorded composition for Naked Man , Filipino Cultural Center, Waipahu, HI
Joe Balaz, music-poetry
Provided pre-recorded composition for Naked Man KTUH Radio, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
Oct Imaikalani Kalahele and Calvin Ho
Technical Director for amplified poetry reading Native Books, Ward Center, Honolulu, HI
Sept Four New Acoustic Works
Imaikalani Kalahele, Peter Chamberlain and Kalani Alejo, Acoustic performance, word/sound, at Hale Noa, Waikiki, HI
Aug Mokaki Band in Concert
Acted as Technical Director and Performer Bishop Museum Pavilion, Honolulu, HI
May Joe Balaz, Works From the Mokaki Lounge
Technical Director, Art Director and Performer with Mokaki at UHM Art Auditorium, Honolulu, HI
Apr Fort Street: Kalahele & Mokaki
With R. Hamasaki, K. Takara, John Pule', Technical Director and Performer with Mokaki, Louis Pohl Gallery, Fort Street Mall, Honolulu, HI
Mar Kalahele and Mokaki
With Mahealani Kamauu and others, Technical Director and Performer Native Books, Ward Warehouse, Honolulu, HI
01 Dec Bob Freitas Exhibition
Imaikalani Kalahele w/Mokaki Band, Native Books, Kapalama
Readings: Hawai'ian Poets
Dr. Haunani Kay Trask, Joe Balaz w/Mokaki Band, Imaikalani Kalahele w/Mokaki Band, and Mahealani Kamauu. Technical Director and Performer, Native Books at Ward Center, Honolulu, HI
Nov Contemporary Hawai'ian Poetry
Joe Balaz w/Mokaki Band, Imaikalani Kalahele w/Mokaki Band, Mahealani Kamauu, Dr. Haunani Kay Trask. Hawaiian Civic Club Convention, Kalakaua Tower, Honolulu, HI
Oct Leisure
A Kathryn Takara spoken word production of amplified poetry and dance by Adela Chu with percussionist Ivan Krillzarin and synthesist Peter Chamberlain at Mark's Garage, Honolulu, HI
Readings by Tinfish Writers
Electric Piano accompaniment to two works by Joe Balaz, Native Books, Kapalama, HI
Sept Prosthetic Devices for the Rapidly Aging Activist Poet
Performance. Joe Balaz, Imaikalani Kalahele, the Mokaki Band. Art@theUnderground Gallery, Honolulu, HI
Aug Ho'ailona Nai Hiamoe I Ka Wa Pono
Nalani Minton production; readings by Nalani, Imaikalani Kalaheli, Joe Balaz, all with the Mokaki Band, Native Books, Kapalama, HI
Fort Street Underground
Readings by Joe Balaz and Imaikalani Kalahele with the Mokaki Band. Art@theUnderground Gallery, Honolulu, HI
June Kalahele
An Imaikalani Kalahele production including readings by Imaikalani Kalahele, Joe Balaz, and Nalani Minton, all with Mokaki Band at Native Books, Kapalama, HI
May Cementus - E Pili Kakou
A Joe Balaz production including readings by Joe Balaz, Imaikalani Kalahele, Nalani Minton, Kathryn Takara, Richard Hamasaki, all in collaboration with the Mokaki Band. Native Books, Kapalama, HI

Recent Solo Exhibitions

01 Parts Is Parts Solo exhibition of over 30 works
Audio-kinetic sculpture, digital prints, guitars,amplification devices, functional performance props. Art@theUnderground Gallery, Honolulu, HI
99 Great Snowy
Interactive sound sculpture installed at 171 Cedar Art Center, Corning, NY from July, 98 to August 99
98 Owled Frog
Interactive electronic sound sculpture installed as centerpiece for National Photography exhibition at Old Forge Art Center, Old Forge, NY
Nature Preserve II
Interactive electronic sound installation, devices and digital prints, Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
97 Domestic Ad Hoc Sub Committee Blues
Two-week interactive sound sculpture installed on patio of the ECIAD Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Cedar Street Suitcase Dantz
Dance-based performance/collaboration with Lois Welk and friends At 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY
Reverse Flow Paradox
Inter-media works; four interactive sound sculptures, digital prints, interactive plastic frogs, at 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY
96 Looney Tunes at the Buffalo Beaver Birch Bark Honky Tonk
One-year public-interactive installation using natural and cultural debris and sounds from the Adirondack Region at 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY

Recent Group Exhibitions (selected)

05 Instruments
Kinetic sculpture in invitational exhibition at Hui No’eau, Maui, HI
00 Sonic Residues 02
International invited/juried experimental sound arts exhibition representing 7 countries. Exhibited 3 interactive electronic sound sculptures at Australian Center for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, AUS
99 In Search of the Century
3 interactive electronic Sound sculptures at Iolani Gallery, Kaneohe, HI
97 EARART Sound Media Exhibit
International juried sound art exhibition at 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA
The Sixth International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, Cell Phones to God (Post-Contact) International juried exhibition, University Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI
96 Phantom Limb Mutations in the Botanical Garden
Six digital prints, Ho'omaluhia XII, invitational, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, Kaneohe, HI