Nature of the Unknown
four-channel tape


A human’s ability to perceive accurately the source of a sound is not as great as our ability to uncover the source of visual material. The Nature of the Unknown explores this phenomenon through experimenting within a continuum of source identification from the unidentifiable to the readily identifiable and the many areas in between.

This piece was created in part in the Nono studio of the Centre de Creation Musicale Iannis Xenakis under the direction of Gerard Pape.