the enigma of the hour

In Arteidolia, some reflections on Giorgio de Chirico’s painting The Enigma of the Hour. It’s fascinated me for years; in the essay I try to understand what it is about it that feels so compelling.

the principle of paradox

Last year, the Greek new music/improvisation ensemble 6daEXIt solicited compositions from a number of composers. I was fortunate enough to have been one of them. They’ve just uploaded their realization of The Principle of Paradox, a combination verbal/graphic score that I wrote for them. It’s a gratifying interpretation that embodies the score’s concern with timbre … More the principle of paradox