Projecting the Skeleton, Skin and Flesh of Time in Free Improvisation
Projecting the Skeleton, Skin and Flesh of Time in Free Improvisation By Daniel Brophy Introduction In improvised music, the sounds that pass through time necessarily exist in the present. Improvised sounds cannot be archived in a score to be played back perfectly, even with a graphic score, there is an
Artist in Residency Poster for the Arts Based Research Studio
Announcing the Arts-Based Research Studio’s Artist in Residence for Spring/Summer 2013 30 immolated; 16 returned is an Edmonton based sound-art performance collective brought together by composer/performer Dan Brophy for the purpose of transgressing sonic and visual norms. Inspired by the story “120 Days of Sodom” by infamous philosopher the
Thesis Proposal: Transgression, Repulsion and the Grotesque
Thesis Proposal: Transgression, Repulsion and the Grotesque The dissertation that I am proposing to write is inspired by the Marquis de Sade’s 120 Days of Sodom. The story is a linear and systematic descent into the degradation of humanity in which the central characters of the book known as the
Sonic Identities: Distortion and Death
Sonic Identities: Distortion and Death by Dan Brophy “Orchestral horrors I vehemently conduct My corpus concertos cordial Disinterred… and detuned With six feet below In harmony with the deceased My inspiration…your disintegration For my latest masterpiece My scope creeps your flesh… Notes seep from sinewy frets…” Extreme musics – being
Failure: Towards a New Expression of Shared Ownership by Dan Brophy
The following is a paper written for my qualifying exams and deals with the aesthetic of failure in contemporary art. Failure: Towards a New Expression of Shared Ownership By Dan Brophy In 1863, The Parisian Salon des Refusés presented an exhibition of works that the academics of
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