2020 really has been challenging globally. In spite of this, I have managed to stay positive and creative. Below is a breakdown of the year so far:
December Misanthropic Agenda will release "Forced to Repeat Myself", a CD featuring compositions using recordings from a tour in 2018. Teaser here.
November Video documentation of my cassette mechanism device was completed. Watch here (full) and here (shorter edit).
October Remote residency with subnet and Schmiede 2020 Festival to develop Closed System. Read here.
"The Beginners" collaborative project with Rebecca Sharp was published as a book. See here.
September I developed (R)ASSEMBLE for Yarmonics 2020 online festival. See here and here.
Residency at Atelier Expérimental to further develop cassette mechanism (see here) and a site-specific work for their permanent collection (see here).
French label Alcôve released a composition featuring the cassette mechanism, on cassette. Listen here.
July Marseille-based label Falt released a collaboration between Leo Okagawa and myself. Listen here.
April I received the Arts Council England Emergency Response Fund for individuals to cover losses through COVID-19-related cancellations.
March "Proximity Effects" was commissioned by Amplify 2020 online festival.
To the left are the cover images of "Forced to Repeat Myself", featuring work by artist friends.
Top: Monica Nannini
Middle: Laure Catugier
Bottom: Jürgen Dünhofen