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PERFORMANCE & WORK

HISTORY

 
 
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ALBUM

SOLO

ALBUMS — SOLO

Signal in the Sky is Just a Shadow
Composed, Programmed, Recorded, Mixed: Sam Genovese
Mastering: Shawn Hatfield, Audible Oddities, Oakland, CA
2017

HIVE CRUSH
Saxophone (Yellow In, Blue Out): Tom Weeks
Composed, Recorded, Mixed: Sam Genovese
2016

This Thing That Thought It Was Becoming
Composed, Performed, Recorded, Mixed: Sam Genovese
Mastering: Shawn Hatfield, Audible Oddities, Oakland, CA
2015

Night Path
Composed, Performed, Recorded, Mixed: Sam Genovese
Mastering: Taylor Deupree, 12K Mastering, Pound Ridge, NY
2014

The Locust in Your Mouth
Composed, Performed, Recorded, Mixed: Sam Genovese
Mastering: Shawn Hatfield, Audible Oddities, Oakland, CA
2013

 
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ALBUM

GUEST

ALBUMS — GUEST

Blood of the Wolf (Tom Weeks & Ero Guro)
Sam Genovese guest vocals & electronics (tracks 2, 4, 6, 10, 12, 15)
2017


 
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LIVE

SOLO

LIVE PERFORMANCE — SOLO

Electronics Set — Live Solo Electronic Performance
with Cory Gehrich, KYN, James Perley
Analog Cafe, Portland, OR
October 12, 2017

Opera — Entanglementing - Act 2
Concept, Libretto, Voice, Music, Video, Staging - Sam Genovese
Presented as part of “Music of Images: Experimental Sound and Theater Pieces” with additional works by Julie Moon and Brett Carson
Orange Room, Oakland, CA
May 12-13, 2017

Private Event — Live Solo Electronic Performance
Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA
June 20, 2016

Opera — Entanglementing - Act 1
Concept, Libretto, Voice, Music, Video, Staging: Sam Genovese
Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, CA
March 12, 2016

A Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in the… Why is There a Bird in Your Hand?: An Impromptu Lecture on the Genesis of Italian Neorealism for Lecturer and Bird Sounds — Performance Lecture
Mills College, Oakland, CA
December 2, 2014

 
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LIVE

foreignfire VOCAL ENSEMBLE

LIVE PERFORMANCE — foreignfire VOCAL ENSEMBLE

foreignfire Vocal Ensemble — Improvised Voice and Body
Sam Genovese, David Katz, Tim Silva, Sid Chen
Paul Dresher Ensemble Studio, Oakland, CA
March 28, 2019

foreignfire Vocal Ensemble — absolute one, a participatory art ritual
Studio Valencia, San Francisco, CA
October 20, 2018

foreignfire Vocal Ensemble — Improvised Voice and Body
Sam Genovese, David Katz, Amy Foote
Canessa Gallery, San Francisco, CA
July 11, 2018

foreignfire Vocal Ensemble — Poetry Chant
Sam Genovese, David Katz, Tim Silva, Tim Kim
The Bindery , San Francisco, CA
September 8, 2017

foreignfire Vocal Ensemble — Poetry Chant
Selected for Quiet Lightning reading series
Sam Genovese, David Katz, Ben Zucker
Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA
July 3, 2017

foreignfire Vocal Ensemble — Poetry Chant
Sam Genovese, David Katz, Tim Silva, Ben Zucker
International Art Museum of America, San Francisco, CA
May 27, 2017

foreignfire Vocal Ensemble — Improvised Voice and Body
Sam Genovese, David Katz, Danishta Rivero, Daniel Schröteler (drums)
Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
March 9, 2017

foreignfire Vocal Ensemble — Improvised Voice and Body
Amy Foote, Sam Genovese, David Katz, Danishta Rivero
Studio Grand, Oakland, CA
December 12, 2016

foreignfire Vocal Ensemble — Improvised Voice and Body
Amy Foote, Sam Genovese, David Katz, Danishta Rivero
Alley Cat Books, San Francisco, CA
October 22, 2016

 
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LIVE

VARIOUS ENSEMBLES

LIVE PERFORMANCE — VARIOUS ENSEMBLES

Sam Genovese and Frank Mauceri — Improvisation
Tapir Gallery, Berlin, Germany
June 26, 2018

The Return of Uncle Ted’s PhotoS — Improvisation Ensemble
1 hour live radio broadcast for “Day of Noise”
Performers - Laurie Buenafe Krsmanovic, Sam Genovese, Eric Saxby
KZSU 90.1 Stanford
February 10, 2018

Ero Guro — A Tom Weeks Ensemble
Performers: Tom Weeks (saxophone ), Sam Genovese (voice, electronics), Harry Gibbons (electronics), Tim DeCillis (drums)
VAMP, Oakland, CA
November 12, 2016

Bright Darkness: A Winter Solstice Concert — Trio
Performers: Sam Genovese (electronics), John McCowen (clarinet),Tom Weeks (alto saxophone)
Berkeley Arts, Berkeley, CA
December 20, 2015

Flux — Vocal Ensemble
Vocal Jazz Improvisation Ensemble, Directed by Molly Holm
Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, CA
December 7, 2015

Hild Sofie Tafjord — Ensemble
Performers: Hild Sofie Tafjord, Fred Frith, Adam Adhiyatma, Gabby Fluke-Mogul, Sam Genovese, Adam Hirsch, Aurora Josephson, Kelley Kipperman, Zachary Mariano, Kimberly Nucci, Raphael Radna, Bergrun Snaebjornsdottir
Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, CA
October 30, 2015

The Return of Uncle Ted’s Photos — Improvisation Ensemble
The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
July 9, 2015

Current — Group Showcase Concert
Red Shift
Four channel live performance for homemade circuit and Max patch
Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, CA
May 6, 2015

Flux — Vocal Ensemble
Vocal Jazz Improvisation Ensemble, Directed by Molly Holm
Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, CA
May 4, 2015

The Return of Uncle Ted’s Photos — Improvisation Ensemble
1 hour live radio broadcast for “Day of Noise”
Performers: Laurie Buenafe Krsmanovic, Sam Genovese, Jack Madden, Ken Prokuski, Eric Saxby, Maria Stamas
KZSU 90.1 Stanford University
February 8, 2015

Horse Sings from Cloud — Ensemble
Composer: Pauline Oliveros
Performers: Pauline Oliveros, Adam Adhiyatma, Nancy Beckman, Tom Bickley, Jen Boyd, Gabby Fluke-Mogul, Sam Genovese, Ron Heglin, Adam Hirsch, Zachary Mariano, Bob Marsh, David Samas, Aprille Tang
Meridian Music Composers in Performance Series
Canessa Gallery, 708 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA
November 23, 2014

On Computational Hegemony — Group Showcase Concert
Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, CA
November 20, 2014

Listening Out Loud (The American) — Ensemble
Composer: John Driscoll
Performers: John Driscoll, Dan Gottwald, Julie Moon, Sam Genovese
Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, CA
October 18, 2014

 
 
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COMPOSITION

FOR DANCE

COMPOSITION — DANCE

Rites of Egression — Butoh Dance
Choreography and Dance: Judith Kajiwara
Music: Sam Genovese
with SF Jazz Poet Laureate Genny Lim, Marshall Trammell (percussion)
SAFEhouse Arts, San Francisco,CA
March 8-9, 2017

Still Here — Contemporary Dance
Choreography: Zackary Forcum
Dancers: Casondra Bueche, Zackary Forcum, Tarin Griggs, Rachel Hocking, Alexis Jimenez, Bhumi B. Patel, Brynn Ogilvie
Music: Sam Genovese
Mills College, Oakland, CA
April 22, 2016

The Locust in Your Mouth Trilogy — Butoh Dance
Choreography: Judith Kajiwara
Dancers: Judith Kajiwara, Ruth Ichinaga, Judith Kajiwara, Kiyono Kishi, Nina Moore, Keiko Nobusada
Music: Sam Genovese
Lighting Design: Kallan Nishimoto
Guest Artist: Unity Nguyen
Royce Gallery, San Francisco,CA
May 9, 2015

Premiered as part of the 18th Annual United States of Asian America Festival

Dance 1: Beings of Light — Butoh Dance
Part 1 of The Locust in Your Mouth Trilogy
Choreography: Judith Kajiwara
Dancers: OnenessButoh Ensemble
Music: Sam Genovese
Flytrap Studio, Oakland, CA
November 1, 2014

Dance 1: Beings of Light — Butoh Dance
Part 1 of The Locust in Your Mouth Trilogy
Choreography: Judith Kajiwara
Dancers: OnenessButoh Ensemble
Music: Sam Genovese
Flytrap Studio, Oakland, CA
August 30, 2014

The Locust in Your Mouth (preview) — Butoh Dance
Choreography and Dance: Judith Kajiwara
Music: Sam Genovese
Mary Sano Dance Studio, San Francisco,CA
October 5, 2013

The Mourners — Contemporary Dance
Choreography and Dance: Judith Dancer
Music: Sam Genovese
St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, San Francisco, CA
April 6, 2012

The Mourners — Contemporary Dance
Choreography and Dance: Judith Dancer
Music: Sam Genovese
World AIDS Day Interfaith Service, St. Mark’s Church, San Francisco, CA
November 30, 2011

 
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VIDEO

SOLO

VIDEO — SOLO

Larynx to Retina — Music Video
Image and Sound: Sam Genovese
2017

MUX: Asheville Video Art Festival — Exhibition
Momentary #001, #002, #003, #004 and |PATRIOT|
Asheville, NC
July 1 – August 6, 2016

MOMENTARY #005
Image and Sound: Sam Genovese
2016

MOMENTARY #004
Image and Sound: Sam Genovese
2016

MOMENTARY #003
Image and Sound: Sam Genovese
2015

MOMENTARY #002
Image and Sound: Sam Genovese
2015

MOMENTARY #001
Image and Sound: Sam Genovese
2015

In Circles – A Memorial
San Francisco, CA
November 2, 2014

 
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VIDEO

COLLABORATION

VIDEO — COLLABORATION

air — Dance Film
Performance, Camera, Editing: Chloe Jane Hambleton
Music: Sam Genovese “Her Figure Into the Mist”
Kura Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan
Screened February 23-24, 2019

Interdependence — Video/Sound Art
Video: Elisabeth Ajtay
Sound: Sam Genovese

Alterspace Gallery (Peephole Gallery)
San Francisco, CA
September 24 - October 29, 2016

ECHOFLUXX - International Festival of Experimental Film, Music and Dance
Prague, Czech Republic
May 3-6, 2017

 
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CINEMA

FILM & SCREENPLAY

CINEMA & SCREENPLAY

There… — Feature-length Screenplay
Concept, Story, Screenplay: Sam Genovese
Screenplay: Sam Genovese

Fragile — Feature-length Screenplay
Concept, Story, Screenplay: Sam Genovese

WorldFest Houston Screenwriting Competition — Finalist

Cochlea — Short Screenplay
Concept, Story, Screenplay: Sam Genovese

Hired — Short Film
Concept, Story, Screenplay, Producer, Director, Videographer, Editor, Sound: Sam Genovese

Stony Brook Digital Film Festival
Johnstown Film Festival

Schaller, Iowa — Short Film
Concept, Story, Screenplay, Producer, Director, Videographer, Editor, Sound: Sam Genovese

O.C.D 1,2,3 — Short Film
Concept, Story, Screenplay,Producer, Director, Co-Videographer, Co-Editor, Sound: Sam Genovese

WorldFest-Houston International Film Fest — Finalist Short Film
USA Film Festival — Finalist
Johns Hopkins Film Festival
The Sync — Best Experimental Video
Atom-Bomb

 
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INSTALLATION

SOLO

INSTALLATION — SOLO

Featherweight — Installation with Sound and Sculpture
Mills College, Oakland, CA
December 8, 2014

|PATRIOT| — Installation with Sound and Sculpture
Mills College, Oakland, CA
November 6, 2014

In Circles – A Memorial — Installation with Sound and Animation
San Francisco, CA
November 2, 2014

Elephant Trunk — Installation with Sound
5th and Mission Street Parking Garage, San Francisco, CA
October 5, 2014

Prophet, Form 1 — Installation with Sound and Visuals
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
July 12, 2013

Womb Tone — Installation with Sound and Visuals
Womb Nostalgia (Group Show)
Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA
March 4 – 31, 2011

 
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INSTALLATION

COLLABORATION

INSTALLATION — COLLABORATION

Between Beauty & Horror
Video installation: Leila Weefur
Music: KYN
Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA
February 15, 2019 (opening)

Crepuscular Brink (for res·o·nant)
Light installation by Mischa Kuball
Sound art by Sam Genovese and other artists
Jewish Museum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
April 2018 – September 2019

63 Sunrises Without a Sun
Installation by Sara Kerr, Rachelle Reichert and Sam Genovese
Ramon's Tailor Gallery, San Francisco, CA
July 7 – August 1, 2016

Rainforest IV
Group installation of a work by David Tudor
Mills College, Oakland, CA
October 13-15, 2014