THE ANDES INVERTED AT THE MFA

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I am thrilled to announce that my first collaboration with the spectacular visual artist Daniela Rivera is now on view at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

Rivera’s piece, THE ANDES INVERTED, is a haunting multi-media portrait of the lives impacted by the slow entombment of the Chuquicamata copper mine town in Chile. My contribution to her monumental work was an 8-channel soundscape composition that is constantly being generated live in the space, using a series of algorithms I developed in Max 7. In addition to the sounds of Rivera’s taped interviews of former residents of the mining town, I also contributed short audio compositions of my own, as well as improvisations and fragments that I created alongside three of my favorite musicians, all of whom I met at the Banff Centre for the Arts this past January: percussionist Morgan Doctor, flutist Yong Su Clark, and pianist Sonya Lifschitz.

Please go see the piece if you’re in Boston! It’s on view now until February 2018. More information here!

Many thanks to Nikki Greene for this evocative picture of Daniela and me testing the sound in the space during installation!