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MYTH/SCIENCE DUBCOLOGY

In June 2011 I started recording the sounds of Washington Park, 1) to continue my Electro-Acoustic Dubcology series, 2) because I was inspired by the compositions and writings by Sun Ra 3) I was inspired by the park itself and it’s designer Frederick Law Olmsted.  Having accrued considerable amount recordings of the park, I am asking for your support in helping me carry out my first concert series called “Myth/Science Dubcology”. “Myth/Science” referring to Sun Ra’s Arkestra and his studies of religion, numerology and science and “Dubcology” referring to ecology, the science of the relationships between organisms and their environments and a recording method made popular in Jamaica in the early 1970's called dub. The recording and composition processes are a combination of acoustic-ecology, electro-acoustic composition and dub sound practice. Right now, I am at a point in my career where I am able to focus the appropriate energy and resources to expand my practice and execute a ser…

WORLD LISTENING DAY JULY 18, 2014

The Midwest Society of Acoustic Ecology organized a sound walk that I led with Matthew Griffin at Millennium Park in Chicago that Friday evening. We started at the Park and ended at a ARU Studios on North Michigan Ave. Find out more about the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology here

Djerassi Sound map

Djerassi Sound map

During my residency I did a series of field recordings from the ranch that have been used in collaborations with my fellow residents as well as my own compositions. I decided to make some of the raw field recordings available on my Djerassi Sound Map project hosted by Radio Aporee. Please watch this space as more recordings will be uploaded.

BOLT Residency Program Chicago,IL July 1, 2014 - June 1 2015

pic from BOLT orientation at Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

I was accepted for the Chicago Artists Coalitions BOLT Residency Program. I am looking forward to working with a group of great artists.

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Djerassi Resident Artists Program May 20 - June 18, 2014

http://www.djerassi.org/2014sess3bios.html




It was a great honor and pleasure to participate in this residency. I Met so many great artists, writers and musicians in a setting like no other.

Here are some recordings from this amazing place (more to come):