On Being Invisible

1976 to 1977

Self–organizing musical form for soloist with computer assisted brain signal analysis capable of extracting auditory event related potentials (ERPs) and spectral information, interactive electronic music system, touch sensors, small acoustic sources, and software by the composer.

Documented in the monograph, Extended Musical Interface with the Human Nervous System, Leonardo Monograph No. 1, ISAST, International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology, Berkeley, CA, 1990; revised version (1997) available through Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Electronic Monographs and also on this website—(see link below); recording first released by Music Gallery Editions, MGE–4, Toronto, 1977, LP; video documentation of a performance, Western Front Video, Vancouver, 1977; recorded excerpts on Musicworks 28, Music Gallery, Toronto, 1984, cassette accompanying journal; and Computer Music Journal, The MIT Press, Vol. 14, No. 1, Cambridge, MA, Spring 1990, sound sheet accompanying journal; complete work re–released on Invisible Gold, Pogus Productions, 21022–2, Chester, NY, 2000, CD.