• When I Was A Plant v. 2 (Spanish Speaking plant, with climate data)

     2019 Toronto Biennale, Main Exhibition space November 14-December 1, 2019, curated by Myung-Sun Kim and Maiko Tanaka…. More »

  • When I Was a Plant (for multiple plants + performers)

    November 14, 2019. Artist Talk, Post Vocal Performance, Tellings, Toronto Biennial. https://torontobiennial.org/programs/miya-masaoka-sonifying-the-plants/… More »

  • I Am A Plant (response in image + sound)

    Materials:  philodendron, electronics, wire, video, sound, human interaction. Gutenberg Sound Art Academy, Mainz University, Germany, August, 2019. The symbiotic co-evolution of plants with insects, birds, and parasites resulted in a heightened sensitivity to interaction to other species, and is – in part – revealed in this interactive piece. Additionally, recent research indicates plants communicate with… More »

  • New Materialist Approaches To Sound Conference

    October 19, 9:00 AM -11:00 PM 632 w 125th St.,Prentis Hall, NYC Keynote: Nina Eidsheim Masaoka: Moderator for the Panel “Theories,” Eric Lewis, Ted Gordon. presentations by Lee Cannon-Brown, Jana Marie Perkins, Jacques Vest, Callum, Blackmore, Christina Katopodis, Vivian Luong, Amara Lawson-Chavanu, Katie J. Hickerson, Florian Walch, Seth Cluett. Organized by Sam Yulsman, Marc Hannaford,… More »

  • Transonic Orchestra/ Gene Coleman

    October 12, 2019, 6:30-9:00 Aspect 281, 990 Spring Garden Street (East Lot) Philadelphia, PA https://sitesoundphl.org/events/installation-performances-night-2/… More »

  • Thin Edge Music Series, Partial Eclipse for String Quartet

    An evening of chamber works by Tōru Takemitsu, Miya Masaoka + others Sept 20th, 2019 8:00pm 918 Bathurst, Ontario, Canada https://www.thinedgenewmusiccollective.com/events… More »

  • MZM: Myra Melford, Zeena Parkins, Miya Masaoka

    September 13 Friday, 8:30 PM, The Stone @ The New School 55 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011 http://thestonenyc.com/calendar… More »

  • Gutenberg Sound Art Academy 2019

    19 – 25 August 2019 in Mainz, Germany LEITNER – MASAOKA – KIEFER From mid to end of August 2019, an international sound art summer school will be held in Mainz, Germany. Invited by Prof. Peter Kiefer, two of the most internationally renowned sound artists today will teach master classes for artists and students from… More »

  • Singing River So To Speak*

    July 6, 2019 Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada Ensemble Evolution; Commissioned work, conducted by Steve Schick; flute, clarinet, bassoon, piano, percussion,  violin, viola, cello.  *based on the poem by Maya Angelou, “On The Pulse of Morning”… More »

  • Listen Ahead: Ear Hut

    Listen Ahead consists of a series of traffic signs, and the Ear Hut, a small structure that is designed to privilege the ear over the eye… More »