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The Artists

Light, Sound & Movement

Our team of artists come from across North Carolina from Asheville, to Winston Salem to Wilmington, NC. They will create a multi-sensory experience that uses the mediums of light, sound and movement to explore our relationships with our aquatic ecosystems.
Janice Lancaster

Dance / Movement
Janice Lancaster is a dancer, choreographer, educator and advocate. Her projects are a nexus for collaboration, research, and the generation of work that expands how and where dance is shared. She is inspired by dance’s power to both commune with the unknown and serve as a cultural artifact revealing performative perceptual modes. She has received commissions through Hubbard St. 2, VIA Dance Collaborative, the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Bard Music Festival, Bessie Schönberg Choreographer’s Residency on the Yard, Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, Moog Music, and The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art.

Kimathi Moore

Kimathi Moore (Kima) was born in Paris, France in the 14th Arrondissement (District) to a family of writers and teachers. Although Kima went to music school for a rather small period in his life, his inclination to understand music and experiment with sound, texture remained constant. Later on, Kima ended up learning percussion professionally and has since returned to his primary love; electronics, computer technology, field recordings and found sound manipulation.

Gene A. Felice II

Light / Projection
Gene A. Felice II is an assistant professor in Digital Art within the department of Art and Art History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He bridges his creative practice across art, science, education and design, developing a sustainable network of innovation, living systems, and emerging technologies. His hybrid practice grows at the intersection of nature and technology, developing coactive systems as arts science research/ His work has been featured nationally at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, internationally at Sussex University in the UK, at ISEA Hong Kong, and a 2018 American Arts Incubator/State Dept. funded exchange artist based in Alexandria Egypt.

Jeremy Roberts

Light / Projection
Jeremy Roberts Jeremy Roberts is a digital arts instructor at University of North Carolina Wilmington and at the University of South Alabama. A digital media specialist with experience in interactive live media and 2D/3D animation. He bases his research on time-based projects that concentrate on storytelling through hybrid reality environments and new technology including creative coding. His works in hybrid reality studies have been featured nationally at sound and rhetoric writing seminars in Nashville and Raleigh and recently his animated visuals have been featured internationally at the Harpa in Reykjavík, Iceland for the Winter Lights Festival with his work with the Swedish artist team N.A.V.A. 

Nancy Carson
Nancy PODRASKY Carson

Dance / Movement
Nancy Podrasky Carson is an educator, choreographer, and dancer who has taught, created work, and performed with professional and non-profit companies, universities, and community groups throughout the United States. Since 1998, Nancy has been teaching Dance Appreciation, Modern Dance, Ballet, and Movement Exploration at The University of North Carolina Wilmington where she recently designed a new Dance Minor for The Theatre Department which will begin in the fall of 2022. photo by Zoe Litaker

Chelsea Ray Lea

Light / Projection
Chelsea Lea is a current MFA candidate at UNCW in film studies. She is a sculptor at heart, and the synthesis of film and sculpture are her current interests. Chelsea typically works with metal and has a jewelry and metal fabrication studio in Wilmington. She is also passionate about teaching, and teaches a few private jewelry lessons, in addition to being a Graduate Teachers Assistant at UNCW. Creating educational films about metalsmithing techniques and preservation of the environment are priorities for this artist.

Holden Treadway

Light / Projection
Holden Treadway works across installation, expanded cinema, and experimental creation. His work explores analog manipulation and new media. Holden is an MFA student and instructor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Michael Roberts

Sound / Music
Michael Roberts is a classical composer and multi-instrumentalist. A UNCW alumni in music performance, he has spent most of his career in Nashville as a session player and national touring artist also having collaborated on performances internationally. Currently, teaching music lessons, writing and performing in various projects around the Cape Fear region.

Madison & Matthew Creech

Light / Textiles
Madison and Matthew Creech are collaborators and partners residing in Wilmington, NC. Together, they have cofounded Fresh As Fruit Gallery in DeLand, FL as well as the Fried Fruit gallery spaces in the cargo district of Wilmington, NC. Madison currently teaches Graphic Design in the Art & Art History department at UNCW and Matthew is a freelance illustrator and coffee barista at Blue Cup Roastery. Their collaborative work has been widely exhibited across the country including the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Materials Hart + Soft International Contemporary Craft Exhibition and solo exhibitions at the Robert Hillestad Textile Gallery and the Gallery of Art & Design at Metropolitan Community College. 


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