Oct. 11 – Nov. 2, 2013: Mt. Waddington Reliquary, an installation with visual artist Anna McKee at Francine Seders Gallery in Seattle. Glacial ice tells stories of climate change. Suspended silk tubes surround a box of glass ampules containing water taken from a drilled ice core, with eight-channel sound installation of melting glacier drips. Watch a video about it.
Aug. 10 – 11, 2013: 4ever Was Here was a sound installation in an old Boy Scout cabin for the Arts in Nature Festival at Camp Long in West Seattle, based on the decades worth of graffiti inscribed on the cabin's wooden interior surfaces.
Aug. 8, 2013, Chapel Performance Space in Seattle: A shared concert with my 12k label-mates Corey Fuller & Marcus Fischer. I debuted the first live version of one of the Chamber Music pieces, this one based on a recording of the empty Chapel.
June 10, 2013: Seattle Phonographers Union live on KUOW. Listen here.
A live recording I made of Reading Hazard, a performance by poets David Abel, Lisa Radon, Nico Vassilakis, and James Yeary at Suyama Space in Seattle, has been released in Issue #16 of textsound, an online audio publication. Stream/download here.
May 1 – May 31, 2013: Lições dos Antepassados is included in the Deep Wireless Festival of Radio & Transmission Art's Radio Art Salon at the Arscape Wychwood Barns in Toronto. Recline in an alternate sounding universe in a 1950's hair salon chair transformed into a listening lounge featuring selections from the Deep Wireless international call for submissions on the theme of Sonic Geography. Or, you could stream/download the entire Deep Wireless 9 online album.
March 20 – April 16, 2013: With Hidden Noise, curated by Stephen Vitiello, is at Monash University's MADA Gallery in Melbourne, Australia. Includes a section of The Very Rich Hours.
I've just finished the tenth piece in the Chamber Music series, from a recording of the inside of Steve Roden's house. This may be the last one of these "empty room" pieces, but who knows?
Jan. 12, 2013: Seattle Phonographers Union (trio) at Couth Buzzard Books in Seattle.
October 2012: Month-long residency as a Visiting Artist at the Santa Fe Art Institute as part of their Half-Life: Patterns of Change program. Read and listen here.
June 1, 2012: Seattle Phonographers Union at Seattle Art Museum as part of the Remix event for the Ancestral Modern show.
April 14, 2012: Directed a three-hour performance of The Sinking of the Titanic by Gavin Bryars, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the event, with 30+ Seattle musicians.
Feb. 21, 2012: not a leaf remains as it was, a new duo CD with Steve Roden is now available on the 12k label, recorded and mixed by Doug Haire during an Artist Support Program residency at Jack Straw Productions. All-acoustic improvised songs based on Japanese jisei. Reviews: Blow Up (Italy), Brainwashed (Boston), Chroniques Electroniques (France), Cyclic Defrost (Australia), Dissolve (France), Ether Real (France), Fluid Radio (UK), Goûte mes Disques (France?), Monsieur Délire (Canada), Musique Machine, Sefronia (Belgium?), Textura (Canada), Titel (Germany), Vital Weekly (Netherlands), The Wire (UK)
Jan. 20 – Apr. 13, 2012: Uprising, collaborative sound/visual installation with artist Rick Araluce at Suyama Space in Seattle. See Rick's slide show.