De Rien, 2004

This performance/installation took place in the Anna Leonowens Gallery in NSCAD – formerly a piano factory. Throughout the duration of the two-week exhibition I talked with visitors to the gallery and wrote an operetta based on these random conversations. A performance of the final work happened on the final day of the show with singer Janice Jackson.

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Installation image

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Vocal score installed with vinyl on wall

Detail of short-hand composing
Full-length audio recording of performance