11.11.2014: Melting the Darkness, Miranda Cuckson's new recording of works for solo violin involving electronics and microtones by Xenakis, Georg Friedrich Haas, Oscar Bianchi, Chris Burns, Ileana Perez-Velazquez, Robert Rowe, and myself is now available here in CD form, as well as for digital download! Melting the Darkness was selected as one of the best releases of 2015 by Downbeat magazine!
Since September 2015, I have been directing the Music program at the iCLA (International College of Liberal Arts) of Yamanashi Gakuin University in Kofu, Japan. For program, event, and faculty information, as well as relevant media and links, please click here.
Lester St. Louis presented the US premiere of the shining pillar of anti-beauty (int-0) in NY on 20 October 2015.
On 13 September 2015, I participated in a lecture concert on the 2015 Salamanca Festival at IAMAS in Gifu, Japan.
bloat was performed by Duo Harpverk at Café Rosenberg in Reykjavik on 08 September 2015.
Future Creatures was selected for the 2015 SIRGA Festival, and was presented on 16 July 2015 at the Miravet Castle. The audio was spatialised via the Alcôme collective acousmonium! More information here. http://www.iamas.ac.jp/eams2015/
detritus II was presented at the 2015 New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival at the Abrons Art Center on 24 June 2015.
the shining pillar of anti-beauty (int-0) was performed on Musicon 2015 in Korea in June: in Wonju on 20 June 2015 and in Busan on 25 June 2015. A third performance will occur at the Busan Culture Center (date TBD).
Future Creatures was presented at Jeju National University (Jeju Island, Korea) on 15 May 2015.
fcremapno received its Asian premiere on 17 April 2015 by Frederik Croene at the 동서음악사홀 in Daegu, Korea.
Nudes was screened on the 2015 Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival on 15 April 2015.
Future Creatures and detritus II were presented on the 2015 Poznan Spring Festival of Contemporary Music on 24 March 2015.
fcremaperc was premiered by Eric Derr at McGill University (Montreal) on 05 December 2014.
down the bottle was performed by Matteo Cesari in Daegu, Korea on 21 October 2014.
Future Creatures was presented on the Tulane University Sonic Event Listening Room concert on 05 October 2014.
epiglottis was performed by the Paxos Ensemble on the 2014 ICMC-SMC at the Onassis Cultural Centre Main Hall in Athens, Greece on 19 September 2014. Future Creatures was also presented during the conference.
I was selected for a Musical Research Residency at IRCAM (Paris), undertaken since January 2013. During this residency, I have been completing alarm/will/sound, a site-specific installation project and series of (re)designed car alarm prototypes, in conjunction with the IRCAM Sound Perception and Design (PDS) team and German product designer/visual artist Matthias Megyeri. Details here.
Here is the video of a presentation given at IRCAM during the first phase of my residency.
works in progress:
Minotaur, a performance installation for dance, live painting, video, and sound sculpture (with Erika Tsimbrovsky, choreographer, Vadim Puyandaev, visual artist, and Lucas Krech, video and lighting designer).
ホーム for koto and electronics (to be premiered by Nanae Yoshimura in 2016)
dlXsf for ensemble (to be premiered by Ensemble Modelo62 in 2016)
the kingdom of glottis: a three-part opera based on three films of Damir Ocko