MANIFESTOS, EXIGESES, & MISSIVES:
RETURN TO SOURCE: CONTEMPORARY COMPOSERS DISCUSS THE SOCIOPOLITICAL IMPLICATIONS OF THEIR WORK
In 1969, SOURCE: Music of the Avant Garde magazine invited twenty composers to answer a single question: "Have you, or has anyone, every used your music for political or social ends?" I posed the same question to twenty composers working today for the 2015 Politics of Sound Art Issue of Leonardo Music Journal. Available to LMJ subscribers only until May 1. Meanwhile, I am posting excerpts from the article on the PHILOSOBLOG.
INTRODUCTION TO RHYTHMANALYSIS: THE PHENOMENOLOGY OF ACOUSTIC ATMOSPHERE
How sound shapes the experience of living. “Everywhere there is interaction between a place, a time, and an expenditure of energy there is rhythm”. [The rhythmanalyst] is capable of listening to a house, a street, a town as one listens to a symphony…” – Henri Lefebvre. Revista de Arte Sonoro y Cultura AURAL: Geografías Audibles, July 2015 (also at Academia.edu)
THE ART OF ONTOLOGICAL REVOLUTION
A treatise on my work as it relates to Karen Barad's notions of multispecies intra-activity. Antennae: Journal of Nature in Visual Culture, #32 Summer 2015
THE POST-ANTHROPO-SCENE: RECLAIM THE HUMANE, ADDENDUM TO THE MANIFESTO FOR THE OBVIOUS INTERNATIONAL
A call for post-humanism. Truth-out.org, December 26, 2014
LIBERTY, EQUALITY, GEOGRAPHY: AN INTERVIEW WITH WITH JOHN P. CLARK ON THE REVOLUTIONARY ECO-ANARCHISM OF ELISÉE RECLUS
"L’homme est la nature prenant conscience d’elle-même." - Elisée Reclus
Truth-out.org, March 4, 2014
PHILOSOPROPS: A UNIFIED FIELD GUIDE
100-page book with 50 illustrations, released November 2013 in an edition of 250.
THE IMPOSSIBLE COMMUNITY: AN INTERVIEW WITH JOHN P. CLARK
ON GRASSROOTS REVOLUTION
"We need to stop demanding the impossible and simply do what is impossible." - John P. Clark. Truth-out.org, June 9, 2013
MANIFESTO FOR THE OBVIOUS INTERNATIONAL
Shifts in society reflect shifts in the social imaginary. More at obviousinternational.com. Truth-out.org, June 3, 2013
THE STRUCTURE OF A PHILOSOPHICAL REVOLUTION
Are we in the midst of a radical paradigm shift away from the humancentric model of the biosphere? Truth-out.org, October 24, 2012
WHAT DOES COLLECTIVE DEMOCRACY LOOK LIKE? IT'S UP TO US.
Is "an harmonious world community" possible? How can we begin to create it?
Truth-out.org, August 14, 2012
THE MULTIFOLD RESISTANCE: AN INVITATION
(or "HOW TO BREAK UP WITH BIG OIL: A "COMPLEX" RELATIONSHIP")
A constructive critique of Bill McKibben's "Climate Change's Terrifying New Math", part 2. Truth-out.org, August 1, 2012
WE HAVE MET THE ENVIRONMENT, AND IT IS US
A constructive critique of Bill McKibben's "Climate Change's Terrifying New Math", part 1. Truth-out.org July 23, 2012
THE COVERT POWER OF CREATIVITY
The subversive force of cooperation, exchange, and conceptual art.
thesustainabilityreview.org, April 19, 2012
THE VISIBLE, THE INVISIBLE, THE INDIVISIBLE
To alter the course of culture, first we must shift prevailing thought.
synergeticomnisolution.com, April 4, 2012 also published in CSPA (Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts) Journal #9, Dec 2012
THE CAMPAIGN TO CELEBRATE PARADOX: INDEPENDENCE/INTERDEPENDENCE
Independence and interrdependence are not mutually exclusive concepts.
Synergetic Omni-Solution Blog, July 4, 2012
AFTER EXISTENTIAL CRISIS COMES OCCUPYING EVERYWHERE:
A REVOLUTION OF MEANING, REUNIFICATION, AND COLLABORATION
"We are all connected" is not a metaphor. Part of the Synergetic Omni-SolutionProject. December 28, 2011
EVERYONE AS ACTIVIST: THE SYNERGETIC OMNI-SOLUTION
An overview of my application to the 2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge
suggesting that we all approach planet preservation in whatever ways are
most immediately accessible to us. Wagingnonviolence.org, March 15, 2011
ARTIST AS ACCIDENTAL ACTIVIST
I didn't set out to be an activist; it just turned out that way.
ANAT Filter Magazine, Issue 75, Nov 2010
MAKERS: DIY AGENTS OF SOCIAL CHANGE
Acts of personal creativity are, by their very nature, radical.
Truth-out.org, May 29, 2010
SPACESHIP EARTH: NAVIGATORS WANTED
In order to bring Spaceship Earth around, we're ALL going to need to
take a trick at the helm. Truth-out.org, 2010
CHANGE IS DEAD; LONG LIVE CHANGE
Why the climate debate needs to focus directly on immediate personal
and plantary health concerns and less on projecting into the future.
Truth-out.org, March 22, 2010
EMBRACE THE PARADOX: THE ART, WORDS, & SOUNDS OF ALYCE SANTORO
An interview at The Worst Horse, Buddhist Sub- & Pop-Culture Site, Jan 2006