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The practice of listening defines my work. Every piece begins for me with a period of listening, observation, study and reflection. Many of my pieces are in some sense portraits or documentaries, and here listening has an evident role. Other projects, such as Spin (2003) are more abstract than representational, but even with these, attention to sound and to basic patterns of call and response is central.
(2006-12-18)In September, 2003, I received a commission from the Minneapolis Public Library to develop a public artwork for their New Central Library. The library is designed by Cesar Pelli & Associates; it is currently under ...