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Soundwall
Published 26 June, 2015 by JT

Soundwall

Hallo,
I am writing a new work for the frequencies festival in lincoln which is held in November .The work is going to be written for the sound wall in the lincoln collection. We have been planning this work for around a year so , it is great to start it and be involved.
More Soon,
Hope all is well in the ether ,
Jo


Something Special 18-20 September
Published 22 June, 2015 by JT

My work Glitch is being performed in France in September .Lovely to be involved in such a rich music festival.
Thank's to all,
Jo

Dates are 18 to 20 of September
in Bagnolet

Programme
Vendredi
Anthony Pateras (8 channels piece)
Roberta Settels "Isolation" by Mats Lindström
Greg Pope et John Hegre

Samedi
Natasha Barrett
Gordon Monahan, "Speaker swinging"
Mats Lindström, "One" live electronics
Gert-Jan Prins + Martijn van Boven, "Black Smoking Mirror"

Dimanche
Lasse Marhaug (8 channels piece)
Akos Rozmann "Image of dream and death" by Mats Lindstrom

Samedi 15h30 - 19h
Un long programme musique / film de 15h30 à 19h avec une pause
Patrick Ascione "Métamorphose d'un jaune citron" (1979) 14'02"
Christine Mannaz-Dénarié "L'astrolabe" (2014) 15'04"
Esther Venrooy "So it goes" (2011) 13'44"
Toschi Ichiyanagi "Funakakushi" (1963) 13'09"
Jo Thomas "Glitch" (1999) 8'17"
Katharina Klement "Brandung II" (1996) 15'55"

Films
Takashi ITO, "Spacey" 1981 / 16 mm / n&b teinté / son / 9'00"
James Whitney "Yantra" 1950-1957 (16 mm - coul - opt - 24 ips) 8'00"
Georges Rey "Microfilm" 1979 / 16 mm / coul / son / 6'00"
Richard TUOHY "Flyscreen" 2010 / 16 mm / n&b / son / 8'00"
Hangjun LEE, THE METAPHYSICS OF SOUND 2007 / 16 mm / coul / son / 28'00" / 2E
Chris WELSBY "Drift" (1994) / 16 mm / coul / son / 17'00

Dimanche am
15h30 - 16h30 Classe de Pantin. Carte blanche à Christine Groult.
Ariadna Alsina “Voiles vitrés” 11’
Marco Marini “Messages des hirondelles” 10’53
Gorka Alda “Félures de l’aube” 11’30
Ana Dall’Ara Majek “La Lechuga” 15’
Esteban Anavitarte “OTOM-A” 10’
17h30 Carole Rieussec "Sonographies : Pionnières de la musique électronique" (programme en cours d'élaboration)

Installation de Ollivier Coupille


Burnt Savage
Published 23 May, 2015 by JT

Hello,
Below is the work Burnt Savage . As Well as the music I have written a poem The work is based around different social mediations of technology and consumption. Having seen Georgina Born at the british academy a few days ago I thought now was the right time to air this work for a while.

Burnt is the savage that replaced the light ,that watched our sun lower into roof tops and houses.that slaughtered and stilled to the dance mauled its mis used technologies ,
issuing drones of functionless activity
so,
together we are,

High screaming, fierce force and brutal,driving liquid spaces apart while pretending to sleep.
Pretending to sleep on a stomach full of cake and leu .While sleep is the food beyond purchase we become burnt around the edges of a haphazard life.
Mistakes that lead to disasters with finite technologies , small to be viewed and yet the nemesis of desire . We burn, we are burnt. With a savage desire, we watch , we are burning. We are beyond sleep.

High scream, fierce force and brutal need.Stones thrown,beer drunk and cain. Franchise of Innovation. Invisible to the touch with rights that are covered beyond.All disks are lost and run to desperate need.Burnt yellow becomes the light with bitter grey driving from the car a burnt yellow becomes our light.

Plastic advertising,charm us to final phone statements and debt beyond control and why and where is impossible to comprehend. Almost as if it is written in to our biological being our blood , our rate of heart , our excess is out of control. A tragic loss, for to much is beyond our consumption.

Have we lost our way? burnt through and out of our known pathways of understanding.Dripping of flesh and stinking dirt, our bodies embellished with additive materials coded into our skins, a generation in transition.
Wanting
Desperate new narratives and acquiring.
together we are.


Healed and Refreshed
Published 16 May, 2015 by JT

Healed and Refreshed

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