Though music has always been my most passionate interest, I’ve never been able to confine myself to the practice of a single art. So I’ve been fortunate to have had access to teachers, ideas, and influences from multiple disciplines in the arts and sciences, that together have informed and continue to guide the direction of my activities.
The world often seems to insist that we choose one thing or another, but there need be no contradiction in embracing the unity of all one’s perspectives, and a commitment to follow the paths and connections they reveal, with curiosity and determination. I offer here a sampling of a few of the results that have emerged from my engagement with this undertaking.
A few of my favorite things…
If our small minds—for some convenience—divide this universe into parts, remember that nature does not know it. So let us put it all back together.
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Music and Sound Art
Samples, sounds, collections and albums.
Photos and videos, street scenes to stage, captured over years of pointing and clicking.
Artistically useful gadgets and the code to bring them to life.
Texts, commentary, essays, tutorials, opinion, and reviews.