Category Archives: ARTS

Q&A | Walls at the wall: Moving matters traveling workshop goes to Berlin

Migration is a major issue globally, not just for those seeking asylum from conflict and its effects, but for many others who are mobile in pursuit of employment, love or education. The Moving Matters Traveling Workshop is an international project using art to explore themes of human mobility, and serial migration. Here, Helen Faller interviews the ensemble’s Artistic Director and Founder, University of California professor Susan Ossman, ahead of its upcoming inhabitation in Berlin. Continue →

Q&A | Sarah Schachner on soundtracking Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Music’s always come natural to Sarah Schachner. Having started out on the live music circuit, the Philly-born multi-instrumentalist and modular synth artist and programmer now lives in LA, where she’s developed a steady workflow composing for film and videogames. She’s contributed to soundtracks for blockbusters like Iron Man 3, The Expendables 2 and Now You See Me, and – on the gaming side – has worked on big-time titles like Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Need For Speed: The Run. Most recently she was shouldertapped to score Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Sarah chatted to Sarah about working on CoD, her favourite gear and software, and how she puts a tune together. Continue →