Merce Cunningham Trust – Night of 100 Solos: A centennial Event

Excited to announce that I will be performing live for A Night of 100 Solos, the largest Merce Cunningham “Event” ever staged, taking place at BAM in New York, CAP UCLA in Los Angeles and Barbican Centre in London on April 16, 2019. I will be taking part in the UCLA production, staged by Andrea Weber and featuring live music from Stephan Moore, Madison Greenstone, Stephanie Richards, Suzanne Thorpe and myself. With specially curated set design by Jennifer Steinkamp and new costume design by Reid & Harriet. More information and tickets available here.

WOLAKOTA by Tim Sessler

WOLAKOTA by Tim Sessler features two tracks from Aven – “Low” and “Vision”.

WOLAKOTA from Tim Sessler on Vimeo.

Spheres nominated for MPSE Golden Reel Award

Spheres is nominated in the Special Venue category of the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards 2019. For full list of nominees click here

The Phantom 52 – Official Selection Sundance Film Festival 2019

The Phantom 52, directed by Geoff Marslett, is showing in Shorts Program 4 at Sundance Film Festival.

Loneliness: a trucker who calls out on his CB radio waiting for a reply that never comes. A ghost that haunts the deserted highways. A whale that sings at a frequency no other whale can even hear.

Screening times:

Friday, January 25th 6:00 PM Park Avenue Theatre Park City

Saturday, January 26th 9:45 PM Broadway Centre Cinema 3 Salt Lake City

Monday, January 28th 1:00 PM Redstone Cinema 2 Park City

Friday, February 1st 10:00 PM Holiday Village Cinema 4 Park City

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Spheres at the Rockefeller Center NY

From 18th January to 3rd March 2019, Spheres will be installed at the Rockefeller Center in New York.

From Rockefeller Center website:

Fall into a black hole. Surf on Saturn’s rings. Experience SPHERES, a Virtual Reality journey through the cosmos debuting at Rockefeller Center. In a first-of-its-kind event, this experience will transport you from New York City to the darkest edges of the universe.

Follow Millie Bobby Brown, Jessica Chastain, and Patti Smith as the voice of the cosmos in this three part Virtual Reality series from writer and director Eliza McNitt and Executive Producers Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel. SPHERES debuted at Sundance, Tribeca, SXSW, Telluride, and received the Grand Prize in VR at the Venice Film Festival.

Get your tickets now for this award-winning experience at Rockefeller Center from Friday, January 18 through Sunday, March 3. Screenings will run seven days a week at 600 Fifth Avenue. Monday through Friday, 2pm – 8pm and Saturdays and Sundays, 12pm – 8pm.

More info and tickets here

Presentation at GameSoundCon: Spatial Aesthetics in Immersive Sound-Worlds

I will be presenting at GameSoundCon in Los Angeles on 10th October 2018, a talk entitled “Spatial Aesthetics in Immersive Sound-worlds”.

For more information, tickets and schedule, go to the GameSoundCon website

Contribution to New York Times Magazine, “Voyages” Issue: Listen To the World

In August 2018, Bethan and Robert Kellough were sent to record in the Atacama desert in Chile, on assignment for the New York Times Magazine. A special Voyages issue focussing on destinations chosen for their unique sounds is available now, as a podcast, in print and online.