Brush Mind: Begin To – Screening and Performance

The University of Alabama Art and Art History Department will present Hank Lazer and me in a poetry and music performance along with a screening of our latest collaborative video Brush Mind: Begin To.

Holland Hopson (L) and Hank Lazer (R) at the Blue Ridge Art Center, Seneca South Carolina

Wednesday February 7, 2024 at 12pm
Brush Mind: Begin To – Hank Lazer and Holland Hopson
Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
Tuscaloosa AL
part of the 2024 Biennial Faculty Exhibit

Hank and I have collaborated over the last four years on a variety of projects including three installments of the Brush Mind series, the book with accompanying album field recordings     of mind     in morning, and recent performances at the New Orleans Poetry Festival and Blue Ridge Arts Center.

3D Printed Temple Blocks

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I’ve posted info about 3D printed wood blocks or temple blocks to the Digitally Fabricated Instruments section of my site. This represents my first experiments with digitally fabricated instruments and parametric design.

Follow the link above for .stl files to print your own instruments. You can also find OpenSCAD .scad files so you can customize the design to your needs.

Exprov 12

Update: I have to cancel my set for this show. The concert will go on as scheduled without me, so please support Adam and Taylor and the other artists! I hope to play another Exprov event soon.

Tomorrow! Happy to join Adam Arritola and Taylor Rouss for the latest installment of the Exprov series at East Village Arts.

Thursday July 13, 2023 8pm
Exprov 12
East Village Arts
7611 1st Ave N
Birmingham AL 35206

A Long Line of Clouds

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Miolina performing A Long Line of Clouds Just Above the Trees at the Skyscraper Museum

Here’s a lovely performance of my piece A Long Line of Clouds Just Above the Trees for violin duo and live electronic. The piece was played by Miolina: Lynn Bechtold and Mioi Takeda, violins, at their recent concert at The Skyscraper Museum in New York.

See more Miolina videos–including other works from the same concert–on their channel on YouTube.

Just Above the Trees at the Skyscraper Museum

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The violin duo Miolina will perform my music at The Skyscraper Museum in New York City this week. They’ll perform the piece we developed together last year, A Long Line of Clouds Just Above the Trees for violin duo and live electronics. I’ll be there to help with the electronics and enjoy the view of lower Manhattan from the museum windows.

This concert is free, but you must book a timed ticket for 5pm to attend. More info at Just Above the Trees

Friday May 26, 2023 5pm
Just Above the Trees
The Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280

The concert also includes music by Alvin Singleton, Paula af Malmborg Ward, Shruthi Rajasekar and Geni Skendo, along with poetry by my New College colleague John Miller