[composition,curation,education,research] against exchange as a founding principal of sociality

recent activities

  • 1/17 Several of my scores and recordings to be included in the library at MATRIX, Belgium's primary new music center. Announcement in their newsletter coming soon.

  • 12/16 Launched the gather series at Comfort Station in Chicago. gather is a new music series combining strands of experimental music practice in the city, co-curated by Adam Shanley, Allen Moore, Nick Meryhew, Rebecca Himelstein and myself.

  • 11/16 Eli Namay's article Imploding Signs, on our collaboration An object that is not oriented appears in Cacophony Magazine:

  • 10/16 An object that is not oriented and So many nails piercing the flesh, so many forms of torture premiere at the Pianos without Organs festival in Raleigh, NC. Videos of those performances are linked below:

A big thank you to the artists, audiences, staff, supporters (thank you New Music USA!) and the venue of the Pianos without Organs festival! We are working on a CD/DVD document of the 2016 PwO festival.

  • 8/16 The only improvisation is being born for Emily Beisel (bass clarinet) and Eli Namay (double bass) premieres at the Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago. A recording from that concert can be found in the works section.

Half-human, half-animal, in a low-ceilinged, windowless, and oddly proportioned space for solo double bass-where all activity occurs between the fingerboard and bridge, with the left hand beneath the strings

Half-human, half-animal, in a low-ceilinged, windowless, and oddly proportioned space for solo double bass-where all activity occurs between the fingerboard and bridge, with the left hand beneath the strings