Sunday, May 25, 2014

Clonal Colonies: Richard Eigner Remix at Vienna Independent Shorts

I am very pleased to announce Richard Eigner's remixed, live 5.1 performance of Fast Runners (Movement I of Clonal Colonies) at the Vienna Independent Shorts film festival this week — at Gartenbaukino, Vienna on May 23rd — apparently with "musical triangle" additions.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Clonal Colonies at New World Symphony, Miami

The New World Symphony, in conjunction with Internet2 and the Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association (TERENA), presents the upcoming Network Performing Arts Production Workshop April 26–27, 2014.

The annual three-day conference allows academics, artists, technology professionals and arts administrators to learn about and use cutting-edge distance-education technology; discuss artistic endeavors that utilize advanced networking applications; and explore new ways of incorporating visual technology in performances. And this year attendees are invited to experience this free Musicians' Forum featuring new music leveraging technology.

The first movement of Clonal Colonies will be performed as part of this workshop.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Clonal Colonies receives Honorable Mention

Clonal Colonies (1st movement) received an Honorable Mention in the Short Film Competition of the  Reykjavic Centre for Visual Music / Punta y Raya Festival in January, from a field of 371 films from 46 countries.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Premiere and Lecture at Reykjavic Visual Music - Punta y Raya Festival

This week sees the premiere of Triptych Unfolding, my new collaboration with Icelandic composer Hugi Gu├░mundsson, with Hugi on live electronics, Tinna Thorsteinsdottir on piano, and me performing live visuals. This will be part of the Opening Night Concert, on Thursday.

On Friday I will present a lecture on Visual Music in the Digital Age: A Historical Perspective at the Icelandic Academy of the Arts, 12:30 pm.

Clonal Colonies will be part of the official Punta y Raya competition selection, reel number one.

Plus I will participate in the panel judging the Live Cinema competition.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Mercurius at SoundImageSound 10-year Retrospective

The SoundImageSound International Festival of New Music and Visual Image at the University of the Pacific will hold a ten-year retrospective at the end of January. Mercurius will be included. Works from France, Sweden, Germany, Korea, Canada, the UK and the US are scheduled, as well as appearances by Jaroslaw Kapuscinski and Joseph Hyde.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Clonal Colonies Nov 16 at UCSB "Exploring Visual Music" Symposium

The first movement of Clonal Colonies will be screened as part of the Exploring Visual Music Symposium on Nov 16. UCSB Media Arts and Technology (MAT), the Center for Visual Music (CVM) and Corwin Chair present "a one-day symposium investigating the aesthetics, techniques and histories of visual music. The event at UCSB includes a series of 20 minute talks by invited presenters, plus short screenings of historical and contemporary visual music films. Presenters include Clarence Barlow, Cindy Keefer, Jack Ox, Casey Mongoven, and special guest Barbara Fischinger." Plus there will be a screening of contemporary works.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Clonal Colonies at Frequency Festival, Fulldome

Clonal Colonies will be screened at Frequency, the Lincoln Digital Culture Festival, in full-dome projection in the Go Dome, run by Timothy Chesney. Running every day, 18-23 October 2013, 10:00-17:00. Looks like lots of great stuff happening at the festival, so well worth checking out!