Musicworks and Macromareal

It’s been head down and ‘getter done’ lately on a number of fronts, and so writing her has fallen by the wayside for a while. In any case, in the midst of getting various jobs finished in the studio and elsewhere, I received a lovely thing in the mail: It’s always a bit of a… Read More

Talking, Tomorrow …

Just back from a whirlwind trip to Vancouver with my friend & collaborator Scott Smallwood – we installed Macromareal(redux) at Emily Carr for a month-long exhibition, and spoke to some of the students there. Not sure I’ve caught my breath – but tomorrow (February 28) I will be speaking again, with another collaborator, about another… Read More

Branching Out …

A good way to celebrate the Season and start toward a New Year: I am very happy to announce that a selection of my work  is now available for sale or rental through the Art Gallery of Alberta! I think this is a great program from the AGA – renting work is a very cost-effective… Read More

Digging in Again … B|T|S

Been a busy busy Autumn – two exhibitions. travel to Lethbridge & Nova Scotia, Board work with CARFAC and Copyright Visual Arts … and now, I get to seriously “dig in” in the studio in the coming months, and revisit Boundary|Time|Surface! Very excited to be looking at this body of work again with fresh eyes,… Read More

Slippages – Score and Performance

UBC Symphony Orchestra performs Deborah Carruthers’ “slippages” from UBC School of Music on Vimeo. Here’s a video of the performance of Slippages, edited by Jonathan Girard to show the relationship between the Graphic Score written by Deborah Carruthers & the performance the audience heard. It was great to be involved in this project; my thanks… Read More

Slippages – video of the performance

Back in Edmonton now, doing some post-performance and post-Thanksgiving work: the “get yer ducks in a row” for the next work to be done. Much to be thankful for, as always – being able to make work with talented collaborators, the opportunity to share ideas and approaches here and in person, the tremendous support I… Read More

The Present is the Key to the Past: Glaciers, Scores, & Sound

Here’s a great little interview with Jonathan Girard and Deborah Carruthers about Slippages,and some of the thinking behind the work! Getting very very excited to see this all come together tomorrow. Enjoy!

Seeing Sound … and getting ready for Slippages

I’m in Vancouver now, and working on the last edits for the video work I am creating to accompany the world premiere of Slippages on October 5th.   I am delighted to share UBC Orchestra Director Jonathan Girard‘s take on what we are doing: “Deborah’s gorgeous score presents a thrilling challenge. How do we, as… Read More