Sarah Jacobson Film Grant

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I was thinking I’m too busy this year to do the film grant honoring the late great Sarah Jacobson, but then Katie Bradshaw, who has helped out with the grant for several years now, said “Hell no! The grant is more important now than it’s ever been!” And it’s true. So we’re doing it! Apply… Read more »

Terry Riley Interview

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Had the great honor and pleasure recently of filming Terry Riley at his ranch in Northern California for the Untiled Kronos Project.

“This is What the Future Looked Like”

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I made a new VR piece with Gary Hustwit (Helvetica, Urbanized) about Buckminster Fuller and his signature creation – the geodesic dome. We shot “This is What the Future Looked Like” at some of the great extant domes in North America, including the Montreal Expo 67 dome and the dome that Fuller built and lived… Read more »

Tanya Tagaq Interview

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We interviewed Tanya Tagaq this week for my Kronos Quartet live cinema project. Wow! If you don’t know Tanya’s work, she is an Innuit throat singer who has collaborated with the Kronos Quartet many times over the years. She is an absolutely mesmerizing and stunning performer and, on top of that, she is righteous in… Read more »

Steve Reich Interview

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Here’s a great photo of legendary composer, Steve Reich, and me. Last week, I interviewed him for my upcoming Untitled Kronos Project collaboration with the Kronos Quartet.

Take Two on KPCC

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I was recently interviewed on KPCC about The Love Song of R Buckminster Fuller. Take a listen here.

Wonder at MASS MoCA

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I wrote an essay for the catalog of “Explode Every Day,” a new exhibit about wonder at MASS MoCA. The exhibit was curated by MASS MoCA’s Denise Markonish and artist Sean Foley. Wonder is something I’m quite interested in and they asked me to write about anything I wanted to on the topic. I ended up… Read more »

Wexner Center Residency

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I’m thrilled to be an artist in residence at the Wexner Center this year. I’ve been a fan of the Wex since 1996 when they invited me to come online my first film The Rainbow Man/John 3:16 there. That was in the old days of videotape when getting access to editing equipment was a big… Read more »

Terry Riley in Milan

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I had breakfast with Terry Riley recently in Milan. He was in town doing a concert. It was a huge pleasure to spend time with him and also super helpful in my Kronos Quartet research. Terry Riley is central to the story of Kronos – they’ve collaborated for more than 35 years. Working on this… Read more »