now / current

dec 9: rückstreuung // live sound performance in quadraphonic sound at museum of contemporary art // free // 7pm start // information about the performance here //

dec 12: -I, 12 hour video streaming event curated by christof migone // hosted by cm and anna friz // featuring videos by ds, machine listening, tazeen qayyum, gordon monahan, matmos, midi onodera and many more // stream here, 12pm-12am est //

dec 13: new double release on establishment records // brahmaputra here and adeva_v000_04 here //

now: what fools these mortals be // the circle project is a partnership between formerly incarcerated women and artists creating projects that incorporate indigenous modalities of community based justice // ds contributes music to the dreaming chapter

until jan 1: ds one of the 20 artists in residence for a more beautiful journey // XR installation on the TTC, original music for TTC routes from toronto artists // part of intersection festival // concert performance sept 1 @ neville park loop // details tba

until jan 8: saṅkhyā stories: machine learning fables @ museum of contemporary art // part of an ongoing research relationship w moca // incl a new lightbox image mounted on the building and a live performance (date tba) //


ds now on faculty at toronto metropolitan university //

ds recently invited to the studio for electroacoustic music @ akademie der kuenste, berlin // creation-research for a new sound work //

ds has been nominated for the 2022 louis applebaum composer’s award //

ds has won a dora award for outstanding achievement in design // opera division for tapestry opera’s production of RUR a torrent of light // see all dora winners here //

book chapter in progress: “and the resplendent: uncovering new sound mythologies with messy machine learning”

ds part of “anthology of exploratory music from india” on the unexplained sounds label //

now: see ds’ AR piece “cosmos” in toronto or on the web here // thanks to pix film gallery and artificial museum for the artist residency where this work was created //

“in the city the body rests” // article in “entanglements: experiments in multimodal ethnography” on sound and multimodal ethnographic practice //

ds feature article in johns hopkins university’s theatre journal special issue on AI and theatre // covering ds’ work with sound, storytelling, ethnographic practice and AI tools //

ds part of understory sound, showcasing improvising artists from across canada // presented the website and elsewhere online at toronto’s museum of contemporary art and the canadian music centre //

adeva (version000_01) // livestream machine learning-driven AV performance co-presented by new adventures in sound art, charles street video and toronto media arts centre // excerpts here // full concert documentation and post show discussion on NAISAtube here //

“rig_veda000_03” is a featured artwork at neurIPS 2020, the 34th conference on neural information processing systems // browse all artworks here //

ongoing: ds sound design and mix for 3 films part of 21 black futures on cbc gem // jah and the everlasting song (dir by d’bi.young anitafrika) // special (dir by jay northcott) // cavities (dir by mumbi tindyebwa otu) //

ds contributes new video work for the resilience project, a audiovisual project by artists in response to these times // produced by necessary angel //

ds contributes to acoustic cameras // “cathedral” and the related webcam feed here //

new albums out in 2022 on establishment records // all music on bandcamp //

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soundcloud is the new location to hear project music and other full tracks by ds not available elsewhere //