cinematographer George Barnes dies
a series of tornadoes scour Nebraska
composer Karlheinz Stockhausen premieres his electroacousmatic 5-channel composition Gesang der Jünglinge (the Song of Youths) in Cologne
The first full size hovercraft test on the Isle of Wight.
locals organize a festival lasting 3 days in Toronto, with film, debate, and concert nights featuring an international cast of characters of music appropriators.
six commissioned ‘letters’ by John Oswald to Peter Gabriel performed as part of the latter’s appearance at the Liberty Grand Ballroom in Toronto, including:
— spoken by Robert Legage as a call-and-response with guitarist John Gzowski
— typed out on tablas by Ritesh Das
— a multiple short-wave radio seance performed by Oswald
Gabriel played piano and sang a song
a tornado near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
the only cinema in Worpswede Germany, indoor/outdoor with free bar, at the Barkenhof Museum, featuring the premiere of, and never-repeating showings, of stillnessence vivaria
the Ontario Arts Council awards some $ to create ‘electronic postcards’ including the development of a very different website at 6Q.com. (this url was licensed in the previous century, being one of two remaining two-digit site names that were still available)
an appearance at Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona February 18th
sound and images in an outdoor pedestrian tunnel at the former Royal Horse Palace
February 21st — May 15th
exhibition of small video and transparent images at the Ed Day Gallery in Toronto May 13 – 30 *
* run extended to June 15th
Michael Snow and John Oswald joint exhibition
at Slought Foundation presented by International House,
September 29th — October 29th
with a duo concert by Oswald and Snow on September 30th
multiple events directed by Oswald at the Carlu, Toronto September 23rd
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a ghost piano recital
at the Grand Auditorium of the Luxembourg Philharmonie
Sunday 28 November
new ‘symphony’ by John Oswald premiered by the Ensemble Modern Frankfurt January 30th & 31st
video installations by at Meduse Arts Centre, La Cuisine*, and Le Cercle, Quebec City, month of February, vernissages Feb3rd.
* this video of a fish was removed from the restaurant a few days later because of some controversy and remounted at Meduse.
A revised plunderphonic score for the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company is performed ‘live’ by John Oswald at the Boston ICA Feb 4-7
media guest lectures by John Oswald in the Lyons New Media Library McMaster U Hamilton February 11th at 12.30 & 2.30pm
New arrangements by John Oswald (with contributions by Christine Duncan and Jaron Freeman-Fox, and live performances by F-Fox) of the Guardian Angel Passacaglia by Biber for 6 dances by James Kudelka enWave Toronto Feb10-12
a large panoramic mosaic of life-size inverted people, hovering above an underground passage in downtown Montréal, presented by Art Souterrain, premiering as part of Nuit Blanche February 25, and disassembled prematurely on March 9th, when one of the panels fell.
chronophotic projection environment at Zero One in Kitchener, viewings and image capturing of volunteer participants, during a four day period, as part of the Open Ears Festival.
Susanna Hood returns in the role of John Oswald in the plunderphonic solo dance lecture opera entitled Spinvolver at the Rectory in Kitchener as the commencement of Open Ears
BNOTIONS VP Mark Reale presents the 6Q web design at the WordCamp developers conference in Vancouver under the title: ‘Possibly the Strangest WordPress Project You’ve Ever Seen in Your Life’
∆88 is a new piece for extremely amplified piano performed by Eve Egoyan, at the Music Gallery Toronto May 28th
American Dance Festival with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Durham, NC June 16—18
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