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MACHINE FRAGMENTS: ARE YOU CURIOUS?

MACHINE FRAGMENTS: ARE YOU CURIOUS?

Excerpted from ‘Machine Fragments’ Featuring: Simone White Jay Ward  
Orphic Mysteries in Five Minutes or Less

Orphic Mysteries in Five Minutes or Less

Commissioned by David Thomson  for  his piece, “1959” performed at St. Mark’s (NYC) in 2010.   “For you are not stars, sky-set in the shape of a lyre, but the dust of those who have been dismembered by the Furies” Please turn to page 59 of your Hymnal: The Parable of the Sea Turtle The...
ISHTAROTH

ISHTAROTH

A friend was having his birthday dinner at a tapas bar in Soho. I arrived horrifically late— they were at the coffee and dessert stage when I came in. It was my misfortune to be seated directly opposite Paul and Natasha. I had just passed a whole row of posters of Natasha on the street....
LOVEMAD: M BUTTERFLY >>

LOVEMAD: M BUTTERFLY >>

M Butterfly from my sound work “Lovemad”: An excerpt from lovemad>> In Central Park, a live broadcast performance of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly is about to commence, but first we must deal with the radio DJ and his peculiar brand of sunstroke. Inspired by equal parts fascination with sacred erotic texts, neurological disorders and Hitchcock-ian suspense,...
THIS AMERICAN DREAMTIME IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY  FLKR(TM)

THIS AMERICAN DREAMTIME IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY FLKR(TM)

Originally published in TRUCE issue V I. —Have you done this before? —You keep asking. What’s it to you? —Just doing my job. —Whatever. —So you know this can last up to 16 hours. And it can go horribly, painfully wrong… —Will you stop! What do we have here? He spreads out an array of...