During a recent conversation, a friend and fellow writer asked what I considered to be my greatest literary strength. I am grateful for her patience, because I definitely didn’t arrive at a speedy conclusion.
Tonight there’s an opening at Fort Lane downtown, the space is partially uncovered so I have to dress warm. It’s my old team at Council. I don’t know if I want to see them all again before I leave.
In Plato’s Phaedo, Socrates likens pleasure and pain to nails binding the soul to the body, resulting in a heavy, stained, monstrous identity, ultimately incapable of achieving the spiritual transcendence due to a true philosopher.
Through my writing, I am speaking to something larger than myself. I write in conversation with trans, mad,crip, and sex worker communities, and with all other marginalised peoples whose struggles are bound up with my own.
I’m excited to curate these artists to celebrate the communicative complexities of the body-sonic sphere. In an environment that is increasingly negotiated through algorithmic and predictive technology, this work allows us to re-examine orality.
Edited from acoustic recordings of spontaneous otoacoustic emission, clusters of simultaneously emitted tones tones from both ears of a single person.
The twins, Beatrix and Vyvyan, were born 29 October, 2017, and this recording was made two weeks later on 13 November, 2017. I set up a Rode NT4 stereo microphone between them as they lay head to head in a …
This Birds of New York series (2015) focuses on the sonic aspect of the Cornell Lab’s Merlin app, an app that uses citizen-science bird observations. This easy access to the sounds of the birds is one of the key developments …
Drawing for unworded onscreen sound poem, 2018 | paper, graphite, ink | 29.7 x 42cm Undoing the traditional hierarchies of sound producer (voice) and recorder (device) – similarly writer / reader, performer / listener – this parenthetical poem composed of …