Peter Gena

Peter Gena

Peter Gena (PhD, SUNY at Buffalo) studied composition with Lejaren Hiller and Morton Feldman.  He is currently a Professor at the School of the Art Institute.  Recent exhibitions/performances include: Le Cube and Palais de Tokyo (Paris); Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Coruña, Spain); Forum Alternberg, (Bern); Hearth: l’art au cœur du territoire (Nantes), Les Nuits Numériques #7—Nanomonde at Le centre culturel Saint-Exupéry (Reims, France).  Publications include: The Waltz Project  (C.F. Peters); A Physiological Approach to DNA Music; Cage and Rauschenberg: Purposeful Purposelessness Meets Found Order (MCA); A John Cage Reader (TriQuarterly and C.F. Peters); Apropos Sonification: A Broad View of Data As Music And Sound (Artificial Intelligence and Society).  Gena is decorated by the French government at the rank of Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques.