news/updates

news: 

le jardin des supplices will be featured on the Daegu International Contemporary Music Festival on 26 June 2014, performed by Ensemble Phorminx. 

atrocity exhibition received its world premiere on 25 March 2014, presented by Discord Workshop at Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, University of Leeds, UK. It was subsequently performed at Miry Hall, School of Arts Ghent, Belgium on 17 April. 

epiglottis received its premiere on 16 February 2014 at Constellation in Chicago. Here is a video of Fonema Consort's remarkable performance. 

Future Creatures was screened on the UC San Diego Last Friday Listening Room concert series in October 2013 and on WOCMAT 2013 (Taiwan) in December 2013, and presented in March 2014 at the Slingshot 2014 festival in Athens, GA,  the  Sweet Thunder Festival in San Francisco in April 2014, the New York City Electronic Music Festival (NYCEMF) on 02 June 2014, and the New Music Miami ISCM series in 2015. 

I was selected for a Musical Research Residency at IRCAM (Paris), undertaken in Jan.-Feb. 2013 and 2014. 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).

alarm/will/sounda site specific modular installation of (re)designed car alarm prototypes  (with Matthias Megyeri, product designer/visual artist)

fcremaperc for percussion and electronics (to be premiered by Eric Derr in Fall 2014; ca. 10')

fcremapno for piano and electronics (to be premiered by Frederik Croene in 2015 in Belgium; ca. 10') 

new work for harp and percussion (to be premiered in Harpverk in Reykjavik in 2014-2015; ca. 6-7')



© Alexander Sigman 2013