November 23, 2016
what are we fighting for …
Flags have a haunting quality … post election especially.
Steve Lambert and I decided we would put up some earth flags as a reminder of what’s at stake and a tribute to what’s important.
We received some encouraging honks.
Our hope is that little gestures like this will encourage others to figure out ways consistently to do what you can — no matter the scale — to make the world a better place.
November 18, 2016
A little magic, a little comedy, our kind of alchemy.
A side project for A Night of Alchemy, A Blade of Grass’ 2016 fundraiser event. A group effort Scott Vermeire, helped with the writing, Steve Lambert was the MC /Magician connecting with the crowd over post election jokes and sleights of hand and my role was as the multi faceted: beekeeper, cat burglar, and tech savvy sequined magician’s assistant.
September 22, 2016
During the final Open Studios (September 24th) My performance will focus on the washing of hands and possibly a few surfaces too. More info on the open studios here
August 26, 2016
Screening & Surveillance
On view: 8/27 (5-8pm); 9/10 (12-4pm); 9/24 (12-4pm)
By entering the lobby at 5 Anderson St. in New Rochelle, NY you will be part of the next video project made from security footage.Using ongoing surveillance in the lobby of this building expands on themes represented in See, Hear, No Evil. Is your attention pulled in multiple directions? This video starts with the idea that our attention is and has always been contested space. The alternative, deep listening, is indigenous but often overshadowed in our daily lives.
July 28, 2016
August 2, 2016 5pm …
July 22, 2016
Ideally Yours? is an collaborative art project where I’m inviting residents to help create a clay map/diorama of the Central Business District (CBD). Together we’ll create a clay sculpture that represents the citizen’s observations, hopes, and ideals. Over the course of the summer we’ll re-imagine the downtown area of New Rochelle; if you’re curious come by!
July 18, 2016
July starburst …
See, Hear, No Evil will be a part of this July starburst … a collection of works organized by /The Rules (/TR) is a global network of activists, organizers, designers, coders, researchers, writers and others dedicated to changing the rules that create inequality and poverty around the world.
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July 10, 2016
This was a performance I did with Steve Lambert for the CATCH series of performance events. Hard to sum up in words, but aside from being fun collaboration this experimental performance contained applicable metaphors within a musical comedy of errors. CATCH takes the Basilica Hudson was Presented by CATCH series curators Andrew Dinwiddie, Jeff Larson and Caleb Hammons.
May 30, 2016
The anchor of the Roosevelt Arts Project 2015-16 season; a NATUREmedia exhibit. My contribution: Morning Songs
May 19, 2016
Many thanks to Residency Unlimited and New Rochelle Business Improvement District (BID) for an upcoming 3 month arts residency starting mid June 2016. Arts at 5 Anderson Street will be both storefront/studio to six artists as well as a space for pop -up exhibitions throughout the summer. I’m excited to explore multiple aspects of research and integrate a series of projects that address power in public space and give voice and form to the ideals of New Rochelle residents through; broadcast, audio interventions, and collaborative sculpture and maybe even performance in a generous downtown storefront studio space. This new residency aims to thoughtfully explore how initiatives of urban development, rejuvenation and community planning can align with pressing concerns for the environment and future sustainability, materially as well as culturally.
April 30, 2016
My addition to Antonio Murga’s ONE MINUTE SYMPHONY (Vol. I: APOLOGY OF INSECTS endogamic 008) a collection of one minute miniature. From a long standing fascination and experimentation with bull roarers … My contribution: Bull Roarer. Full Album available here.
January 10, 2015
After a long wait … my experiments with directional sound technology and observations have a chapter in this Italian text.
October 23, 2014
Galen Joseph-Hunter and Tom Roe have graciously invited my SUNY Purchase students to participate in a broadcast segment during their Saturday afternoon show at Wave Farm on WGCX on October 25th from 4-5pm — Tune in!
September 29, 2014
Ryan Pratt and I return with a collaborative experimental composition Overtones and Undercurrents to the Riverside Drive Viaduct tunnel in Harlem for the third installment of a public art intervention series by the West Harlem Art Fund that will coincide with the Paris based Festival of Lights.
Overtones and Undercurrents will kick off the October 4th event at 4pm in the viaduct tunnel at 125th st. Utilizing the viaduct tunnel’s acoustics we will directionally project, explore, and fill the tunnel with manipulated partials from direct field recordings taken from the surrounding environment.
Should be fun — if you’re in the area stop by and say hello. Multiple performances and art events will happen throughout the evening along the viaduct corridor following our 4pm tunnel piece.
Under the Viaduct in Harlem’s White Light
October 4th 4pm -8pm
125th Street to 135th street/West Harlem
September 7, 2014
Fun little side project: Helped Steve Lambert out with his new traveling sign/game show project featured at Space One Eleven. Interviewed folks about why they voted the way they did and tried to get to the heart of the matter about a variety of topics. Here’s video from that day.
August 29, 2014
Looking forward to working with a captive audience again!