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Digging in Again … B|T|S
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Digging in Again … B|T|S
Been a busy busy Autumn – two exhibitions. travel to Lethbridge & Nova Scotia, Board work with CARFAC and Copyright Visual Arts … and now, I get to seriously “dig in” in the studio in the coming months, and revisit Boundary|Time|Surface! Very excited to be lo...
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Slippages – Score and Performance
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Slippages – Score and Performance
UBC Symphony Orchestra performs Deborah Carruthers’ “slippages” from UBC School of Music on Vimeo. Here’s a video of the performance of Slippages, edited by Jonathan Girard to show the relationship between the Graphic Score written by Deborah Carruthers & the performan...
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Speechless.
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Speechless.
Just back from an amazing, life-and-practice affirming few days on Lethbridge at IAST 2018. More on that later, when I aim more grounded and in a better space. Being immersed in such a creative and positive environment made the return to ‘the news of the day’ perhaps more jarring &...
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Macromareal at University of Lethbridge
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Macromareal at University of Lethbridge
Happy to say that I have been busy sorting and packing work, and helping to write a presentation for the last while … Scott Smallwood and I will be presenting a talk and our collaborative work Macromareal: a rising tide lifts all boats at Crossing Boundaries/IAST 2018 symposium, October 25 ...
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Slippages – video of the performance
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Slippages – video of the performance
Back in Edmonton now, doing some post-performance and post-Thanksgiving work: the “get yer ducks in a row” for the next work to be done. Much to be thankful for, as always – being able to make work with talented collaborators, the opportunity to share ideas and approaches here a...
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The Present is the Key to the Past: Glaciers, Scores, & Sound
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Here’s a great little interview with Jonathan Girard and Deborah Carruthers about Slippages,and some of the thinking behind the work! Getting very very excited to see this all come together tomorrow. Enjoy!
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Seeing Sound … and getting ready for Slippages
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Seeing Sound … and getting ready for Slippages
I’m in Vancouver now, and working on the last edits for the video work I am creating to accompany the world premiere of Slippages on October 5th.   I am delighted to share UBC Orchestra Director Jonathan Girard‘s take on what we are doing: “Deborah’s gorgeous score presents a thr...
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Slippages
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Slippages
Life presents some really fascinating opportunities now and again, and I am excited to say one has crossed my path! I will be presenting a brand-new collaborative video work entitled at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts in Vancouver BC on October 5th! This new work is part of a larger perfo...
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Exhibition Walk Through: MAKE=BELIEVE, in Archived Land – Terrain Archivé
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Exhibition Walk Through: MAKE=BELIEVE, in Archived Land – Terrain Archivé
There’s one more week to see Archived Land – Terrain Archivé at Jackson Power Gallery in Edmonton. The show closes 5pm September 29th.  Gallery hours are by appointment (780-499-7635) during the week, and Noon – 5 pm on Saturday. For those of you who can’t make it in perso...
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Opening Archived Terrain – Terrain Archivé
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Opening Archived Terrain – Terrain Archivé
Had a lovely time at the Opening Reception for Archived Terrain – Terrain Archivé this past Friday night. A HUGE Thank You to everyone that came out on a busy evening, with less than ideal weather! We all had a busy night; lots of lovely conversations, and thoughtful comments. The best way ...
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