In Process:

One of Many Possible Irreconciliations Between the Finite and the Infinite for Madison Square Park in New York City. A playful intro to the project in The New York Times 4/10/16 // Park’s description of the work-in-progress here


Recent Activities:

A new text has been published in the Okayama Art Summit catalog – 10/2016

Get a (Control) Room aka “Behind the Curtain” essay collaboration with filmmaker Courtney Stephens for Art Los Angeles Reader – 2/2017

Figures in Air: Essays Toward a Philosophy of Audio by Adam Michaels’ new imprint Inventory Press with design by Project Projects has nearly sold out of its first pressing and will be continuing into a second edition in English and Spanish.

Visiting Artist at Aalto University’s Media Factory 10/15-1/15/16

Talk at PrintRoom in Rotterdam about the origins of Figures in Air as part of NY Art Book Fair PrintRoom’s Pick – October 30 6-8pm

Talk around Figures in Air at Sound Studies Forum at The Public School LA – January 19, 730pm

Panel around Figures in Air and my recent work at New York Public Library’s Artists in Dialogue series with Justin Luke and others – March 24, 2015 6-8pm

Sound Spray Fountain Overlay – Collaboration with designer Giacomo Castagnola for the Papalote Museum in Cuernavaca, Mexico – Nov 2014 / March 2015
Temporaneity Formula Development Workshop in Merida, Mexico at Interfaz, Yucatan – Nov 19-22 2014
On the horizon:
Sphere Cloud Surface Space (building a time machine, looking for investors!)
An extension of my air-as-material projects as a public work for NYC
More to be quietly announced here in the US, EU, and Mexico


2015 Answers Are How Questions Are Lost to Ideology (Air Rooms LA) for The Installation Project at Winward School Los Angeles – Jan/Feb/March 2015 – Opening / Discussion Feb 25th 6-8pm, reception Feb 27th 7-9pm

2014 MusicX, large scale time-based installation, video, audio, architecture, furniture, prints, and publicity. With audio/score by composer Adam Schoenberg and Director/Actor Brett Leonard. Co-commissioned by the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts and the Grand Rapids Symphony. [Curator, AJ Paschka] MusicX Concept Store Experience Tour (15′) + MusicX Hypnosis Video (5′)

2013 Air Rooms Prototype, A hardware, software, and architectural system for experiencing compositions articulated as shifting masses of air, MIT Cube, Cambridge MA 

2013 One of Many Impossible Reconciliations Between the Finite and Infinite, MIT Thesis, MIT Cube, Cambridge MA

2013 Burdock Systems 1, A system of pages: texts, photographs, diagrams, audio, MIT Cube, Cambridge MA

2012 *asterisk linz, OK-Platz, OK Centrum, Linz Austria [Georg Nussbaumer / Genoveva Rueckert, Curators] Description and Audio 

2013 Real and Permanent Good, Perfume + Rapid PrototypingMIT Media Lab E15

2011 How to Know You Are in a Room With No Walls, Palais de Tokyo, online project as part of Repondeur [Rahma Khazam, Curator w/Claire Szulc] Screenshots Description in English

2011 history of libya to themes from the nutcracker as told by muammar gaddafi while in hiding YouTube video, puppet/object theater, sketch for in-development human scale production 

2011Silence is Sexy, text / videos for ArteEast’s Quarterly Magazine, [Hakan Topal, Curator]

2011 Sound Installation, What Happens When, with Chef John Fraser and designers Elle Vos and Emilie Baltz – multi-zone sound project for experimental restaurant in SoHO (NYC) Blanche Magazine New York Times Edible Manhattan Kickstarter Blog Audio

2010 Renovo multichannel performance for the Floating Points Festival, Issue Project Rooml NYC, July 2010, [Stephan Moore, Curator]

2010  Sixty seconds for Electroacoustic Cadavre Exquis, Musica Viva Festival, Lisbon Portugal [Miguel Azguime, Curator]

2009 The End of Safari Commissioned Installation for Mass MoCA, April 2009-Feb 2010, [Denise Markonish, Curator] Photo Documentation and Audio 
2008 You and Me, Going eight channel sound installation, MATA Festival commission, [Michael J. Schumacher, Curator] Audio
2007 Nine Mountain Process for 15-30 participants, tuned aluminum sculptures, choreography, prose score
2007 Taking: The Pulse of a Medium, Text + 2 Audio Pieces for the first Journal of the Valkenberg Hermitage, Berlin
[Chris Kelley, Curator]
2006 The Phoenix, a twelve-channel public outdoor sound installation commissioned by the City of New
Haven [Denise Markonish, Curator] Hartford Courant Review New Haven Independent Preview
2006 Return to Sender six channel soundtrack for a video by Treva Wurmfeld [Bethany Wright, Curator]
2006 not music music performance for Movement Research Festival [w/ Koosil-Ja Huang,
Curator + Performer]
2006 blank lineup for “Group Show I” at Diapason Gallery for Sound, NYC [Michael Schumacher, Curator]
2005 empty cartoon music commissioned by Carley Petesch for her dance company [Dance Theater
Workshop NYC premier]
2005 *asterisk for twelve broken grand pianos, twelve loudspeakers, and transduced glass [Kari  Conte,
2004 Blood on Hands: Dedicated to Soldiers Acting Against Their Conscience, for Prepared Pianist and
Prepared Piano commissioned by Nuke Magazine Paris
2004 Creative Diplomacy I: North Korea unsolicited public art proposal for decommissioned propaganda
loudspeakers from Kim Jong-il’s regime relocated to several public spaces across the United States, funding and concept
proposal to USA President’s office
2004 falling music,for 1000 tambourine chimes slowly replacing the leaves of one or more deciduous trees [unrealized]
2004 carousels [parallax], 19 transcriptions of pedestrian movement, 19 metronomes, 1000′ wire –
Commissioned for Wandering Rocks Revolving Doors exhibition as part of the Centennial Bloomsday
2002 Anthem for solo voice, live electronics [Supercollider], eight loudspeakers
2002 be still take up as much space as possible, a sequence of prose scores
2002 Scale for just-intonation synthesizer and shortwave radio, available on Stasisfield Records
2002 Soundtrack for Paper a film by David McDougall
2001 Very Brief Piece for String Quartet and Ball Bearings [For Alvin Lucier]
2001 Touch for Halcyon tone generators, fractal noise, guitar, and video, available on Stasisfield
2000 murmurs, a series of short works based on electrocardiograms of outpatients from Athol Memorial