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JEWLIA EISENBERG C.V.

PEFORMANCE NSTALLATION WORK

2012 Teraphim. Meridian Gallery
2011 The Bowls Project. Museum of Peace in Uzbekistan
2010 The Bowls Project. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
2009 The Alef-Bet Project--HEAVENSHOW. Contemporary Jewish Museum


DISCOGRAPHY

These albums are at the intersection of voice, text and diaspora consciousness.
2014 HEAVENSHOW. Porter Records
2010 The Bowls Project. Tzadik, Radical Jewish Culture
2007 Punch. Recommended Records
2006 Sarajevo Blues. Tzadik, Radical Jewish Culture
2006 Thick. Tzadik, Oracle Women’s Series
2002 Trilectic. Tzadik, Radical Jewish Culture
1998 Eat. Vaccination Records


ACADEMIC RESIDENCIES

2014 Franklin and Marshall College, CalState North Beach
2013 University of California, UCLA
2012 University of Boulder, Boulder
2009 Lehigh College
2008 Denver University
2007 CalArts
2006 MIT, UMass

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GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND COMMISSIONS

2013 CounterPulse Performing Diaspora
2012 San Francisco Arts Commission for The Ginzburg Geography
2011 Koret for The Bowls Project
2010 San Francisco Arts Commission for The Bowls Project
2010 Keren Keshet for The Bowls Project
2010 Zellerbach Foundation for The Bowls Project
2008 NY State Arts Commission for Antigone
2008 Creative Work Fund for The Bowls Project
2008 San Francisco Arts Commmission for for Cafe Salonika
2008 CEC Arts Link for The Bowls Project
2007 Meet the Composer for Red Posa
2006 Trust for Mutual Understanding grant for Reflex, collaboration with Balkan poets
2006 Puffin Foundation grant for Red Rosa
2006 Katzenstein Fellow at MIT — collaboration with experimental architects and engineers
2006 Sloan Foundation for Harmonices Mundi, about Kepler's mother
2005 Goethe Institut SF for Red Rosa, a setting of letters by Rosa Luxemburg
2005 Rockefeller Foundation Multi-Arts Production Fund Grant for The Grim Arithmetic of Water
2004 Goldman Fund Tikea Fellow — project-based radical film work with youth
2001 Weisz Fellow for field research and recording among Jewish women in the Gondar, Ethiopia

 


FILM AND THEATER WORK

2013 score for Sonic Kung Fu by Mike Lai
2012 score for HomoFile By Seth Eisen
2010 on score of The Infidel, by Josh Appignanesi
2009 score for Antigone, by Ripe Time
2005 on score of States of Unbelonging, by Lynne Sachs
2003 Starface — Short film based on an Isaac Babel screenplay. Adapted script, directed, scored.
2002 -
2007
The Radical Film Project — Compose and perform new scores for silents with political content.
1998 on score of Story of Lillith, by Lynne Sachs
   

SCORES FOR DANCE

2013 Give a Woman a Lift, choreographer Jo Kreiter
2010 Singing Praises, choreographer Jo Kreiter
2005 The Grim Arithmetic of Water, choreographer Jo Kreiter
1998 Sparrow’s End, choreographer Jo Kreiter
1997

The Traveller, with Charming Hostess, choreographer Stephanie Maher

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2013

CounterPulse residency
2007 Headlands Center for the Arts residency
2006 Djerassi residency
2006 CalArts/Alpert Award Ucross residency


FIELD RECORDINGS

1990-1991, 1995 Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary
1991 Greece, Turkey
1992 Israel, Egypt, Jordan
1994 Uzbekistan, Tajikistan
1998 Italy, Tunisia
2001 Mali, Ethiopia, Zanzibar

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