You Too Can Play Difficult Music: Episode Seven

Clay Chaplin will be improvising with his bluetooth performance glove instrument called Stupid Thing. Audience members will be invited to play along using two other Stupid Things.

Joseph Kudirka’s piece explores the domain of short-range radio feedback. Here, consumer technology (portable FM receivers and transmitters) intended to isolate the individual is used to foster communal interaction between individuals.

Phillip Stearns will be presenting two of his most recent technological masterpieces. Incomplete Statement is a live audio/video improvisation using TI99 computers fitted with custom “self-observing” modifications. Adjacent Frequencies is an interactive installation piece he created with Lewis Keller that involves listening to little black boxes with strange probing devices.