Sound Art

Ghost City | Izzy Pezzulo

Ghost City is a soundscape created using sound recordings from a 2,220 acre tract of land in Henrico County, Virginia called Elko Tract. During WWII, it was used as a “decoy city” to evade Japanese and German bombers targeting Richmond. The structure of this piece of land closely resembles Richmond City,…

Timo Kahlen | Q + A

Timo Kahlen’s sound and visual work explores unusual mediums, such as wind, steam, light, vibration, sound, and more to convey global concepts. Throughout his career of more than 25 years, Kahlen’s experimentation with noise and media art have allowed him to participate in over 150 solo and collaborative gallery showings….

Missed Connections

Missed Connections is a sound piece featured at Third Practice Electroacoustic Festival at The University of Richmond, 2015. The piece consists of samples of the composer’s voice reading from the missed connections section of Craigslist for Richmond, VA. By the appropriation of sounds and words, the piece evokes the humor, subversiveness, and yearning that…

DEATH: an excerpt from The Book of Cannibals

Illustrations by the author, screen printed by J. Gomez On the 91st floor of World Trade Center Tower One, musician Stephen Vitiello recorded the sounds of the tower’s swaying as nearby aircraft passed, as well as the onslaught of a hurricane. The musician used contact mics adhered to the windows….

DRONE: An excerpt from The Book of Cannibals

Illustrations by the author, screen printed by J. Gomez * Section Two: DRONE; * A post-review Everywhere codes analyze, mark, restrain, train, repress, and channel the primitive sounds of language, of the body, of tools, of objects, of the relations to self and others. All music, any organization of sounds…