Titled after a chess opening, this piece refers to the idea that music fills a vacuum. Like the beginning of a chess game, sound before music is only potentiality. Then to gauge the strengths one must consider all vectors as a whole — moving a piece will always leave an empty square behind. When a sound fills a vacuum, what does it leaves behind?
- February 5, 2006, Quasar • Voyages: Montréal — Pays-Bas, Salle Beverley Webster Rolph — Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal (Québec)