2:06 min, 2021
(collaboration with Raghunath Khe )
The work mixes recordings of the river at the site of the performance, taken beforehand from 7 locations a few meters apart, with each recording filtered to a locked frequency range. During the performance the recordings merged back together in varying states of overlap to form one whole—yet fluctuating—unified range. Modulated minimal effects were utilized in response to the unfolding synchronous sound environment. The harp element features a mixture of composed and improvised melodies. The piece exists as a Fluxian gesture, embracing absurdity and lightheartedness to create a disruption to the drearrealism of a popular jogging path in Byrne Creek, Burnaby. In the space of this disruption, two mythopoetic figures become merged with the topography of the land, draped in swamp flowers from a nearby bog, producing harmonies siphoned from the voice of the river.