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10 performances that did it for me in 2016

10 performances that did it for me in 2016

December 18, 2016

Looking back I can see repetition as a way of wearing away at something. I can see plurality and contradiction prioritised over singularity and neatness. Complexity over simplification. Space held for mystery. Dog whistles. Strangeness. I can see people being vulnerable. It doesn’t surprise me that this is what I was reaching for in 2016, […]

Arias for An Apocalypse

Arias for An Apocalypse

May 19, 2016

I talked to Jessica MacDonald on Arias for an Apocalypse for Mayfest Radio. We played my soundtrack for the end of the world and talked about Comeback Special, older work, newer work and some pretty serious stuff around art, time and identity.  

Comeback Special Programme Note

Comeback Special Programme Note

May 8, 2016

When you watch something as many times as I have watched Elvis Presley’s ’68 Comeback Special – I’ve probably watched it more than a hundred times over the past two years – you start to develop an intimate, familiar relationship with it. I haven’t had this kind of relationship with a video since Pee-wee’s Big […]