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miniatures on 5 drawings by Janice Wong
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Five of Janice Wong‘s drawings inspired these resonant electronic miniatures. I worked on these images using various readings to generate counterpoints of sinewaves and resonant textures that follow and embody the transparent and spacious structures of Janice’s work. The sound was captured live in the room with 4 microphones. No speakers have been used as my setup includes only metal and wood resonators. – May...

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SRCC
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SRCC

May 1, 2020

for Chandra May 1, 2020 slate, radio board, cymbal resonator & cedar bark resonator (TDU XAM)   Use headphones...

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Silvia Mandolini with MAGIK
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  This would have been such a wonderful evening…. alas, it never happened.   MARCH 28, 2020 at the ANNEX     Experience the beautiful sounds of this international collaboration between virtuosic Italian violinist Silvia Mandolini, and magik (Kenton Loewen, drums; Marina Hasselberg, cello; Giorgio Magnanensi, diffusion and live electronics). The evening will feature two world premieres: one from Vancouver-based cellist and composer Stefan...

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MAGIK Aug 2019
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MAGIK Aug 2019

Jul 27, 2019

Heading to Powell River on Aug 11 to work with MAGIK and 8 cedar panels at The Art Centre ~ Powell River Public Art Gallery           The Art Centre, Powell River The Art Centre, Powell River The Art Centre, Powell River...

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sitka
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sitka

Jul 21, 2019

  I finally started working on the beautiful sitka spruce reclaimed from the mill last winter. I look forward to playing with a new set of these beautiful resonators sometime this fall and enjoying the bright resonances of this wood with my MAGIK friends and more. Here some random images:   8 large sitka spruce resonators 8 small sitka spruce resonators  ...

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MAGIK
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MAGIK

Jul 5, 2019

MAGIK is a new Vancouver-based project that brings together Giorgio Magnanensi’s resonant woods with two of Vancouver’s most respected musicians, Marina Hasselberg cello, Kenton Loewen drums and Ucluelet based video artists Nicolas Teichrob. MAGIK plays within a multi-layered, live electro acoustic surround sound-space among flat audio panels of hand cut West Coast Red Cedar, Sitka Spruce and Pacific Maple. The panels serve both as...

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TDU / MH
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TDU / MH

Dec 18, 2017

some preliminary drafts/studies for a new piece for cello, cedar and maple resonators, sound objects and oscillographic videos for Marina Hasselberg. …more to come   studio #1   studio #2   studio #3   studio #4   studio #5...

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West Coast Radians
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West Coast Radians

Sep 14, 2017

WEST COAST RADIANS @westcoastradians     WEST COAST RADIANS Info.pdf a great logo by Max Magnanensi     For a few years I have been experimenting with and building various sets of yellow cedar, red cedar, sitka spruce and maple flat audio-panels to create both instruments and audio diffusors that might engage in a more embodied form of listening and sound thinking. The LINKS...

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sound crystals / -H
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sound crystals / -H

Apr 14, 2017

  I have been working on this new installation/project as part of Leaning Out of Windows and finally I finished all the maple resonators and finalized the audio material. It will be presented January 25- February 8,  2018 at the ECUAD new building. Leaning Out of Windows (LOoW) is a four-year SSHRCC funded interdisciplinary art and science project, involving four phases between 2016 to 2020. It involves co-designing, curating,...

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