Tim Feeney

Tim Feeney


soundpedro 2021 participation: N/A

Proposed work as accepted for soundpedro 2021:
Four sunsets
If installation, single-channel video, 1280×720, rear-projected onto wooden window frame prepared with parchment paper; stereo sound via portable speakers.
If festival is online only, video of said setup.
Included: single-channel video via YouTube; photos of window frame projection screen; test of video projection
Four views of sunset over Whitney Canyon, Newhall, California, during clear conditions July 8-9, 2020, and choked by wildfire smoke September 11-12, 2020.
Sound including the cracking of high-tension wires recorded onsite.
The Soledad Fire burned 1500 acres in Agua Dulce, fifteen miles to the northeast of this location, July 5 to 6, 2020.
The Elsmere Fire burned 200 acres at this location, stripping it of most of its vegetation, August 3 to 5, 2020.
The Lake Fire burned 34,000 acres near Lake Hughes, thirty miles to the north of this location, August 12 to September 28, 2020.
The Bobcat Fire burned 116,000 acres of the Angeles Forest, forty miles to the southeast of this location, September 6 to December 18, 2020.
Temperatures at this location, just south of Santa Clarita, peaked at 113° on September 6, 2020.
Smoke from these fires blocked the sun throughout North America and reached Europe.

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Tim Feeney performs, composes, improvises, and builds environments in and for forests and grain silos, specifically concerned with unstable sound and duration. He appears in bookstores and basements with Sarah Hennies and Greg Stuart as the trio Meridian; in tunnels and train stops with Cody Putman and Cassia Streb; in colleges and museums with Andrew Raffo Dewar, Holland Hopson, and Jane Cassidy; and in festivals and concert halls with Anthony Braxton and Ingrid Laubrock. He is a faculty member in percussion, improvisation, composition, and experimental sound practices at CalArts.

Artist Location: Newhall, CA

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