news/updates

releases: 

11.11.2014: Melting the Darkness, Miranda Cuckson's new recording of works for solo violin involving electronics and microtones by Xenakis, Georg Friedrich Haas, Oscar Bianchi, Chris Burns, Ileana Perez-Velazquez, Robert Rowe, and myself is now available here in CD form, as well as for digital download! Melting the Darkness was selected as one of the best releases of 2015 by Downbeat magazine! 

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related: 

Since September 2015, I have been directing the Music program at the  iCLA (International College of Liberal Arts) of Yamanashi Gakuin University in Kofu, Japan. For program, event, and faculty information, as well as relevant media and links, please click here. 

performances/events: 

paleoecology n/a will be premiered by Nordic Affect on 27 January 2017 on Dark Music Days in Reykjavik. 

In December 2016, I will be collaborating with Decibel New Music Ensemble (Perth) on fcremap’dB, a new work for ensemble and live electronics. The piece will be performed at the Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo and other locations. 

Future Creatures and detritus | reconstructions have been selected for the NWEAMO 2016 festival in Tokyo, and will be presented in San Diego in March 2017. 

fcrlremap and VURTRUVURT will be presented at the Daegu Art Factory (Korea) on 14 and 15 October, respectively. 

fcremapno and detritus II were selected for the 2016 Sound and Music Computing (SMC) conference/S.T.R.E.A.M Festival in Hamburg, Germany.  

projects/residencies: 

I was selected for a Musical Research Residency at IRCAM (Paris), undertaken since January 2013. During this residency, I have been completing alarm/will/sound, a site-specific installation project and series of (re)designed car alarm prototypes, in conjunction with the IRCAM Sound Perception and Design (PDS) team and German product designer/visual artist  Matthias Megyeri. Details here

Here is the video of a presentation given at IRCAM during the first phase of my residency. 

works in progress:

Minotaur, a performance installation for dance, live painting, video, and sound sculpture (with Erika Tsimbrovsky, choreographer and  Vadim Puyandaev, visual artist)

the kingdom of glottisa three-part opera based on three films of Damir Ocko

fcremap’dB for Decibel New Music Ensemble (to be premiered December 2016 at Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo) 

フロー for Charlotte Mundy (voice) and Jordan Dodson (guitar) (to be premiered in 2017) 

paleoecology n/a  for Nordic Affect (to be premiered in 2017) 




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