Production Coordinator for Pauline Oliveros
Kimpton Hotels is a San Francisco-based company known for its collection of stylish independent lifestyle hotels that are coupled with fine chef-driven restaurants. Founded in 1981, the company currently operates 40 hotels and restaurants across the United States and Canada. Building upon Kimpton's signature elements of care, comfort, style, flavor and fun; the combination of unique design, outstanding service and an adjacent destination restaurant has proven a great success. Kimpton recently expanded its collection with two hotels in Miami, a resort in Phoenix, and The Muse in New York City.
James Perley is an American composer and interactive media artist who lives and works in San Francisco, California and Berlin, Germany. He received a BA in audio acoustic science from Columbia College in Chicago and an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute in design and technology. He continued his graduate education in Electronic Music and Recording Media at Mills College in Oakland, California. He has studied and collaborated with several distinguished artists and composers including Pauline Oliveros, Roscoe Mitchell, John Bischoff, and Maggi Payne. James has also scored independent films for George Kuchar and Brazilian feminist director, Eliane Lima (Esquizo Filmia). Prior to graduate study, James was a successful independent performance and recording artist in progressive folk music. James is finishing his first film project titled “TRINFECTA” while also pursing residencies to advance research in music technology, cinema and interactive performance. James also works professionally in multimedia post production including video, audio, animation, and web design.