The Board of Directors of ACE welcomes Gideon D’Arcangelo, an interactive media designer, teacher, and radio producer. A partner in ESI Design in New York City, D’Arcangelo’s recent projects include the World Hunger Action Center for Mercy Corps (opening September 2008), the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Visitor Experience Redesign (launching March 2009), the Children’s Museum of Los Angeles (opening March 2009), and the Reuters Sign at Three Times Square (2001). He is creator/producer of “Listening In” radio series on “Weekend America”, which explores the ways we use music in everyday life (http://listeningin.org). He has been teaching multimedia design in the Graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program of the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.
In the 1990s D’Arcangelo worked with Alan Lomax on the Global Jukebox, an illustrated database of world song and dance styles. His writings include “Recycling Music, Answering Back: Toward an Oral Tradition of Electronic Music” (NIME 2004 Proceedings) and “Alan Lomax and the Big Story of Song” (Rounder).
Originally posted: December 1, 2007