SRD puttering about: MFA studio in Process

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SOUND PIECE: Toute Seule –Theme

This piece I think is the main theme of the marsh project, it is trying to work through the loneliness felt when thinking of the overwhelming inevitability of the earth’s destruction by humanity. When standing in this wetland park, which is a pastiche of its original form, nestled between I95 and 495 expressways next to… Read More ›

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SOUND PIECE: A Presence –Phase 2

A march into the sea a march onto the land? a recurring pattern

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SOUND PIECE: A Presence –Phase 1

I have been shooting these Marshes since Fall of 2019, as well as researching the natural and environmental history of Delaware, both in relationship to my artistic practice and as a Delaware State Master Naturalist. What I am finding and what I am reading is mostly a very upsetting, anger inducing, tale of the systematic… Read More ›

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SOUND PIECE: Foghorns- sunrise on the river… Composition sketch 3

Third composition, visualizing a foggy moment on the river…

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SOUND PIECE: Regalo Le Megalo- sunrise wakie wakie… Composition sketch 2

It is a cold fall morning in November, in the distance the cooling towers of the Salem Nuclear Power Plant, fatherless golems standing in static despair. The air is still, but electric, moisture rising slowly from the warm earth. Expecting a smorgasbord of insects to rush about trying to escape, hundreds of birds, rodents and… Read More ›

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SOUND PIECE: A composition for Millenia-Trees a First pass —Composition sketch 1

1/22/2020: Probably my first ever real attempt at composition. After considering the level of interactions and negotiations necessary to work with a real composer to get a score for my video pieces, I decided to try to make audio sketches of possible directions for the current longform piece that I am working on. Most of… Read More ›

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SOUND PIECE: Breathless

sound piece made as a soundtrack for my first pass at Untitled 7B (Breathless Punks). All of the sounds are of my normal breathing manipulated and processed in various ways. some of it is sped up some of it slowed down, pitch is all over the place, etc. Then I used as a composition reference… Read More ›