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thrown for a loop video now available

The video of our September performance of Thrown for a Loop is now available on Vimeo!¬†Thanks again to Alex Miller, without whom this piece would not exist. And thanks also to Doug Hofstadter, whose work has inspired so many people! I’ll also take this opportunity to post a few of the fantastic photos that Mike […]

Thrown for a Loop: A Carnival of Consciousness

I have been collaborating with my brother Mike on a new performance piece, which will be performed for the first time in September at Alex Miller’s Strange Loop conference in St. Louis. The piece is based on the work of Douglas Hofstadter, and is a romp through some of the concepts presented in his classic […]

am turing: automatic elegy

Our June 22nd performance and installation was a success, and audience reactions were very gratifying. I will edit video excerpts and post at some point, but in the meantime, besides posting a few photos of the event, I want to credit members of the cast and those who provided artistic input. Thank you all. This […]

equal parts installation, performance, and ritual

[Post updated for those seeking event details.] The Turing installation will go live at 7PM on Friday, 22 June, 2012 and the short concert will begin around 8PM. There is a dedicated¬†page on this blog where you can get many more details on the event. I am using that page to track collaboration progress and […]

found music for the new year

I enjoyed singing in the premiere of Richard Toensing’s lush new Christmas Kontakion in Portland last night. For the occasion, Cappella Romana morphed into a large double choir, with the numerous solo roles pulled from within the choir, much like a passion. It is a beautiful piece, and Cappella’s just-released recording is worth hearing. After […]

installing bottled water

Byron Au Yong’s Kidnapping Water: Bottled Operas is a shapeshifter of a piece. First, it was guerilla art, performed for audiences of one or two or a dozen people from within bodies of water in King County. Next, it was formally packaged, blocked, and turned into a ritual at Bumbershoot. In its current phase, it […]