Jocelyn Robert made a selection of videographic works by John Oswald, Éric Gagnon, Bernard Gigounon, Julia Page and Ben Reisman for La lumière immobile, an exhibition at Dazibao gallery (Montréal) from April 28 to June 3, 2006.
Katharine Norman’s book (242 pages + 1 CD) is now available on electrocd.com. The book describes various aspects of sound art, and presents the work of many artists such as Magali Babin, Luc Ferrari, Barry Truax, Francisco López, Hildegard Westerkamp, Francis Dhomont, Merzbow, John Oswald, and Martin Tétreault.
Composer John Oswald presents the photo-videographic installation instandstillnessence from April 7 to August 14, 2005 at the at the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts (Québec).
Composer John Oswald presents the photo-videographic installation instand•stillness from February 24 to April 24, 2005 at Espace F gallery in Matane (Québec). The work is based on Oswald’s “chronophotic” technique, a cinema which aim is to convey an impression of animation to still images. This is the same technique Oswald used for his DVD-Video Arc d’apparition, released last year on the OHM / Avatar label.
John Oswald is the feature story of the 2002 April issue (#219) UK magazine The Wire: “The prince of plunderphonia recalls his battles with the majors for his artistic right to reclaim his sound environment from the noise pollution of pop by recycling it through his plunderphonics system.”