From June, 2015

The preceding text is a translation-interpretation of Kurt Cobain’s suicide note into the International Code of Signals. Sentence spacing and punctuation have been necessarily eliminated, otherwise each letter of the source document is represented by its respective standardized flag symbol. Mother’s Day, 10 May, 2015 München Patrick J. Reed is an artist and researcher with…

Imagine a room: dark and cool. There is a single, slowly flashing bulb illuminating the space. While you can’t be completely sure, you believe the room is full of people, all gently dancing to the steady beats radiating from the DJ’s booth. Maybe it’s the end or maybe it’s the beginning. Who knows? Either way, things are…

As part of Serpentine Magazine‘s music issue, we bring you the music of our lives: Everyday Radio, an online exhibition of sound. Using the mobile application Periscope, a social media platform built around livestreaming video, the artists will remove the visual and broadcast purely audio. The app’s slogan is “Explore The World Through Someone Else’s Eyes” but…

From poet Candice Wuehle and musician Andrew Morgan comes MOON CRADLE: Gemini, a reflection on those twins—the gods and lovers—the Geminis. Candice Wuehle is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in Iowa City, Iowa where she has taught rhetoric and creative writing at The University of Iowa. She additionally holds a Masters in Literature…

Prelude I do not truly remember the first time I heard  ….. sofferte onde serene …1 in concert; in fact, I can’t remember exactly when my fascination with Luigi Nono’s composition actually began. As with many pieces, I remember hearing of its importance—its combined use of solo piano and tape2—from friends and colleagues long before…