soundworks

LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFLICKER >>

a first date in Central Park. fireflies, deathbirds and vertigo… a radio broadcast seems to intercept the reality of the new couple, who become susceptible to the information transmitted via the airwaves… next, they discover a corpse…

LOVEMAD: M BUTTERFLY >>

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.

LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFEVER>>

At some point, without warning, the tone becomes esoteric and lodged in occult knowledge. We hear of things that swarm, noisesome pestilence, the lovemad murmur of bees—Napoleon, information as warfare, Beelzebub…

MACHINE FRAGMENTS: LILITH – VUE

Excerpted from Machine Fragments. Featuring: Grisha Coleman, Moira Lael MacDonald, and Jay Ward. Machine Fragments is an audio piece parsing the cultural layerings invested in what we think of as “machine” or “artificial” intelligence. Each “fragment” is a fiction spun from the perspective of a sentient machine… Commissioned by New Radio and ...

George,

Excerpt from Machine Fragments (http://thememorexe/machine) ‘George,’: a brief glimmer of machine sentience. written + directed by Onome Ekeh performed by David Briggswith Olivia Simonds (background vocals)music: nuages gris by franz lizst Excerpted from ‘Machine Fragments‘Commissioned by New Radio and Performing Arts (aka Ether Ore) for their Turbulence.org website ...

LOVEMAD: VERMILLION >>

five parallel universes— a bout with homemade psychedelics transforms an already warped dynamic between a couple into a police investigation. the forensics are stymied: a neural surge that created an explosion, traces of honey in the blood— what was in that bindi spot? a first date in Central Park. fireflies, deathbirds and vertigo… a radio broadcast seems to intercept the reality of the new ...

THIRD GIRL

Inspired by Caroll Reed’s postwar film classic, The Third Man— Third Girl is a stranger in strangeland under strange circumstances… A skewed, shadowy meditation on foreigness and the urban psyche. Written and performed by Onome Ekeh with Knut Asdam and Simple Text (background vocals) Originally presented at the UKS Fortum: Bricks & Kicks Festival, Vienna, Austria, 1997.

LOVEMAD: GLITCH >>

credits: glitch>> (9:54) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring: meredith perlman, tami dixon, okwui okpokwasili, christian rummel, simone white excerpts from: “primal image” by alan lamb ©2001 dorobo “humming chorus” from madam butterfly by giacomo puccini “un bel di vedremo” from madam butterfly by giacomo puccini “intimations on immortality” by william wordsworth

LOVEMAD: WEDDING NIGHT >>

credits: wedding night>> (8:21) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring: mike allen, meredith perlman, dave simonds, okwui okpokwasili excerpts from: “primal image” by alan lamb ©2001 dorobo “you do something to me” by cole porter, performed by the george siravo orchestra “that the night come” by william butler yeats Performed and recorded during a 2002 Artist Residency at ...

MACHINE FRAGMENTS: ARE YOU CURIOUS?

Excerpted from ‘Machine Fragments’ Featuring:Simone WhiteJay Ward Commissioned by New Radio and Performing Arts (aka Ether Ore) for their Turbulence.org website with funding from the Greenwall Foundation. Created while in residence at the Kunstlerhaus Buchsenhausen, Innsbruck Austria.

MACHINE FRAGMENTS: TEA GARDEN

The cultural schisms that generate this differentiation between “man” and “machine” are also responsible for spawning voids and displacements—and ghosts that inhabit them.