News: October 30, 2020

This is a Transnational Crime Syndicate Masquerading as a Government is a new sound work created for the Embassy Cultural House‘s inaugural virtual group exhibition: Hiding in Plain Sight organized by Ron Benner. The exhibition focuses on the themes in the book “Hiding in Plain Sight” published in 2020 by St. Louis-based journalist Sarah Kendzior.  In her book she describes US President Trump’s administration as “a transnational crime syndicate masquerading as a government.” An audio clip of Kendzior saying her most iconic phrase was used as the basis of the sound composition in which the tone and rhythm of her speech were roughly transcribed and then expanded upon using a piano.
The exhibition launches on October 30th via Zoom, further details can be found here

 

News: October 25, 2020

Weeks Feel Like Days, Months Feel Like Years  at the Anchorage Museum has been extended until December 31st. The work will be available as both an audio/video installation and on their website.  Weeks Feel Like Days is a generative sound artwork in which performers are invited to interpret a series of 5 text-based scores responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The scores were composed to be performed by individuals or groups in isolation, and welcomes performers to reflect on their own experiences during the pandemic. You can learn more about the work and participate in the piece by clicking here.

 

News: August 1, 2020

Weeks Feel Like Days, Months Feel Like Years will be on view at the Anchorage Museum in Anchorage, Alaska, from August 6th until October 31st. The work will be available as both an audio/video installation at the Museum when it reopens September 1st and on their website for those who can’t be there in person.  Weeks Feel Like Days is a generative sound artwork in which performers are invited to interpret a series of 5 text-based scores responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The scores were composed to be performed by individuals or groups in isolation, and welcomes performers to reflect on their own experiences during the pandemic. You can learn more about the work and participate in the piece by clicking here.

 

News: May 15, 2020

Weeks Feel Like Days, Months Feel Like Years will debut at One Mile Gallery in Kingston New York for the month of June. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic the work will only be available online and there will be no official opening. Weeks Feel Like Days is a generative sound artwork in which performers are invited to interpret a series of 5 text-based scores responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The scores were composed to be performed by individuals or groups in isolation, and welcomes performers to reflect on their own experiences during the pandemic. You can learn more about the work and participate in the piece by clicking here.