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EXPERIENCED ARTS & TECHNOLOGY COMMUNICATOR /PROCESS SPECIALIST

  • 20 years in community arts organizing, locally and internationally
  • 16 years of Process/Product Management & Business Requirements Analysis background
  • Cross-functional collaborator & researcher with multinational project management & C-suite communications skills
  • Composer & sound artist
Champlin giving a lecture on Brain Computer Interfaces for Performance, 2017.
Champlin giving a lecture on Brain-Computer Interfaces for Performance, 2017. Image: Jim Winters.

PUBLICATIONS

Champlin, Alicia. “Szene [68] Live Coding, Utrecht 2023.” Interview with Friedemann Dupelius. Studio Elektronische Musik, WDR3, May 20, 2023.

Champlin, Alicia, Joana Chicau, Shelly Knotts, Miki Corfiel, Mynah Marie, Iris Saladino, and Anna Xambó. ‘Community Report: Livecodera’. Paper presented at International Conference on Live Coding, Utrecht, April 19-23, 2023. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7845610.

Champlin, Alicia. “Neowise3.” Recorded July 2020. Track 7 on Down the Rabbit Hole. Call It Anything Records, compact disc.

Champlin, Alicia. “Motive: Considerations of a Research-based Performance.” Paratext Vol.3, no. 19 (Sept 2019): 38-41, 198-200.

Champlin, Alicia. “Rediscovering the Interpersonal: Models of Networked Communication in New Media Performance.” MFA thesis, University of Maine, 2018.

EDUCATION

2018 – Master of Fine Arts, Intermedia – University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
Thesis: “Rediscovering the Interpersonal: Models of Networked Communication in New Media Performance”
Advisors: Dr. Owen Smith & N.B. Aldrich
Field Study: Barcelona, Spain; Bergen, Norway
GPA: 3.84

2015 – Bachelor of Arts, Art History (summa cum laude) – University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
Thesis: “Shikoku Hachijuhachikasho Meguri” (Pilgrimage to the Sacred 88 Places of Shikoku, Japan)
Field Study: Tokyo & Shikoku, Japan
Advisor: Dr. Michael Grillo
Minors: Chemistry, Japanese language
GPA: 3.76

EMPLOYMENT (abbrev.)

– (2022 – present) Business Excellence Solution Manager – ADP CSL – Barcelona, Spain
– (2021 – 2022) Senior Engagement Lead – ADP CSL – Barcelona, Spain
– (2019 – 2021) Senior Implementation Coordinator – ADP CSL – Barcelona, Spain
– (2018 – 2020) Editor & Content Strategist – Ear to the Earth
– (2017 – present) Freelance Artist, Lecturer, & Researcher
– (2017 – 2018) GTA (Graduate Teaching Assistant) – UMaine Dept. of New Media – Orono, Maine, USA
– (2016 – 2018) GRA (Graduate Research Assistant)/Lab Tech – IMRC Center Fab Lab – Orono, Maine, USA
– (2015 – 2018) Intermedia MFA Candidate/Researcher – University of Maine
– (2015 – 2016) GRA/Faculty Liaison for Emerging Technologies – ASAP Media Services – Orono, Maine, USA
– (2014) Web Producer/Strategist – 10up LLC – Rockwood, California, USA
– (2012 – 2013) Senior Project & Relationship Manager – Creative Digital Imaging – Bangor, Maine, USA
– (2008 – 2012) Project Manager/Requirements Analyst – Creative Digital Imaging – Bangor, Maine, USA

COMMUNITY & PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

– Peer reviewer, Axolot Residèncias Híbrides, 2024
– Steering Committee, International Conference on Live Coding, 2023 – present
– Peer reviewer, Algorithmic Pattern Salon, 2023
– Communications Chair/Performance Co-Chair/Peer reviewer, ICLC 2023
– Event Support, VIU/TOPLAP-BCN, Barcelona, 2018 – present
– Councillor, KahBang Arts Visionary Council, 2013 – 2015: Appointed office
– Workshop instructor: KahBang Arts/Launchpad, Bangor, Maine, 2011 – 2018
– Chair, KBA Board of Directors, 2011 – 2012: Elected office.
– Seniors ESL coach, Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 2005 – July 2006
– Volunteer, Cirque du Poulet Collaborative Arts Festival, Frankfort & Belfast, Maine , 2004 – 2006
– Cofounder, Community Initiative for the Arts, Bangor, Maine (sponsor of LocalFest 2003 – 2004)

PERFORMANCES, EXHIBITIONS & LECTURES

2024
(planned) Sound intervention (as Plantavibras Collective), futur AAA Festival, Zwickau
– Live-coding performance (as alice_ahora), AlgoAlgo, VIU 2024, Barcelona
– Live-coding performance (as alice_ahora), LIVECODERA – 8M global livestream
– Live-coding performance (as alice_ahora), Algobiente V, L’Antic Forn de Vallcarca, Barcelona

2023
– “Breathing Algorithms to Hack Humanity.” Workshop, Algorithmic Pattern Salon, Barcelona
– Live-coding performance, Algorave, Gallery Zé dos Bois, Lisbon
– Live-coding performance, The Generative Art Museum, Barcelona
– “dúo.” VIU.multichannelExpansion(); VIU 2023, Barcelona
– “Neowise 5.8 V/E.” Acoustic Hybrids, International Conference on Live Coding, Utrecht
– “dúo.” Iterative Space, ßpace, Karlsruhe

2022
– “dúo.” L’Antic Forn de Vallcarca, Barcelona
– Live-coding performance, (_collect), On-the-Fly/TOPLAP BCN, Barcelona
– Live-coding performance, VIU 2022, Hangar.org/Sònar Festival/On-the-Fly/TOPLAP BCN, Barcelona
– “Playing Around.” Multi-channel workshop/demo, VIU 2022
– Live-coding performance, Algorithmic Art Assembly, San Francisco, California (remote node)
– Live-coding performance, LIVECODERA – International Womxns Day global live-coding community event (livestream)
– Live-coding performance, Algobiente III, L’Antic Forn de Vallcarca, Barcelona

2021
– Spotlight interview & solo performance, TROBADA series 2.1, TOPLAP BCN, Barcelona
– Live-coding performance, VIU 2021, Hangar.org/Sònar Festival/On-the-Fly/TOPLAP BCN, Barcelona
– Live-coding performance, TRANS-NODAL/toplap.org (streamed)

2020
– Live-coding performance, 808 Series, TOPLAP BCN (streamed)
– Live-coding performance, VIU 2020, Hangar.org, Barcelona

2019
– “Hack Aesthetics in Music & Sound Art.” Phonos Lecture Series, Barcelona
– “La Obra Invisible.” Recorreguts Sonors 2019, Center Cívic Convent de Sant Agustí, Barcelona (as Incorporea Collective with Yalili Mora)
– Live-coding performance, Algobiente II, L’Antic Forn de Vallcarca, Barcelona
– Collaborative exhibition, Algorithms That Matter, IEM, Graz, Austria
– “Biofeedback as a Controller in Generative Music and Live Coding.” VIU, Hangar.org, Barcelona

2018
– Live-coding performance, Algobiente, L’Antic Forn de Vallcarca, Barcelona
– “Duet for Bow Chime and EEG.” Does 11, Apohadion Theatre, Portland, Maine
– “I Am Sitting…” Algorithms That Matter, Lydgalleriet, Bergen, Norway
– “I Am Sitting…” UMaine Intermedia MFA presents Without Borders Festival XV
– “Transfer” solo photo exhibition, The White Gallery, Barcelona

2017
– “Transfer” solo photo exhibition, IMRC Center, Orono, Maine
– “THATCamp on Visualizing the Brain.” Workshop for Maine Digital Humanities Week 2017
– “Brain-Computer Interfaces for Performance.” Artist talk, Tuesdays @IMRC lecture series, Orono, Maine
– “Interfacio/Extrospacio.” Self-curated collaborative exhibition, The White Gallery, Barcelona
– “Paratext 19.” Artist talk, Hangar.org, Barcelona
– “I Am Sitting…” Studio Ajar Presents Four Aspects: Contemporary Performance in Practice
– “Notes from a Research-based Experimental Practice.” UMaine Museum of Art’s Art@Noon lecture series
– “Motive: Considerations of a Research-based Performance.” UMaine Graduate Research Symposium ‘17
– “I Am Sitting…” Black Mountain College {RE}Happening Biennial
– “Honoring Pauline Oliveros.” (as Experimental Music Collective) Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival

2016
– “Motive.” IMRC Center, Orono, Maine
– “Ono. Oliveros. Cardew.” (as Experimental Music Collective) Farmington, Maine & Orono, Maine
– “Abandoning Free Will.” Spontaneous Performances at Manifesta 11, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich (nominated)
– “Alvin Lucier: Poet of Acoustic Phenomena.” IMRC Center, Orono, Maine
– “I Am Sitting…” UMaine Graduate Research Symposium ‘16 (awarded)
– “Experiment #27: Control.” IMRC Center, Orono, Maine
– “Chromesthesia Fabula.” IMRC Center, Orono, Maine

HONORS, AWARDS & RESIDENCIES (abbrev.)

– PIFcamp (Ljudmila.org, Slovenia) invitational art & technology residency 2023
– PIFcamp (Ljudmila.org, Slovenia) invitational art & technology residency 2022
– UMaine Intermedia MFA Research Grant 2018
– Hangar Interactive Lab (Barcelona) R&D Grant/Residency 2017
– Dr. Cynthia Nelson Memorial Scholarship 2017
– UMaine Intermedia MFA Research Grant 2017
– Cabaret Voltaire Guild of Artists, Cabaret der Künstler – Zunfthaus Voltaire, inducted 2016
– UMaine Graduate Research Symposium 2016, 1st place Intermedia Exhibit
– UMaine Intermedia MFA Research Grant 2016
– KahBang Arts Visionary Council, inducted 2013
– Vincent Hartgen Award for “Nonconformism in the Evolution of Kimono,” 2005
– Bangor LocalFest, leadership honorarium 2003