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The Improvising Eye: Community

Mauricio Martinez

Published: 2010-08-30

VIDEO: Part 4 of 5 in a documentary series on the ICASP project's objectives, research, and progress to date. The role of music in community-building is the focus of this entry in the series. TEXT: An artist's statement by creator Mauricio Martinez.

Available Files

  • Improvising_Eye_Community_full.mp4

    133 MB | video/mp4

  • Part4Community-MMH264.mp4

    133 MB | video/mp4

  • improvising_eye_artist_statement.pdf

    58 KB | application/pdf


So one of the things that improvisation has come to mean in the context of highly technological performance is that improvisation is the last claim to the legitimate presence of a human in the performance of music.

– Bob Ostertag