Concrete Poetry: act 3 mix ("To a Water Lily")

Concrete Poetry: act 3 mix ("To a Water Lily"), installation performance video, 72 minutes, Heinz Studio, MacDowell Colony, July 2015.

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Concrete Poetry: act 3 mix (“To a Water Lily”), F# Major (I), chord 120 of 144, installation performance video, 72 minutes, 10:38 am, July 6, 2015. 
Concrete Poetry: act 3 mix ("To a Water Lily"), F# Major (I), chord 144 of 144, installation performance video, 5:15 pm, July 6, 2015.

Resonating the concrete affected its air-entrainment, affecting its permeability and thus, its floating time. The temporal dynamics of the piece were a poignant finding--the floating concrete chords sink over time, like piano notes hanging in the air before falling below the threshold of hearing. Choreographed, like a concert in construction, the performance of act 3: mix ("To a Water Lily") requires a phased installation on location over four to six days on site.

Concrete Poetry: act 3 mix ("To a Water Lily")

At the MacDowell Colony, resonating concrete with a song, Edward MacDowell's piano piece "To a Water Lily." The song has been slowed from 2 minutes 26 seconds to approximately five hours (thank you, Ryan Davies!) to allow the minimum time of two minutes required for the vibrational setting of concrete by the ACI (American Concrete Institute). 144 chords to resonate.... 

Synesthesia Series, 2009-2013

Synesthesia Series painting on location--songs about time painted in different places.

    
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Ink Soliloquy, 2013

Ink Soliloquy, ink painting with brainwave (EEG) controlled cat ears (Necomimi®), video, 20 minutes,  Boston, MA, 20 March, 2013.

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Rorschach Painting, book 9,  ink on mylar, 2013.