RECENT WORKSHOP

Philosophy of Improvisation: The Aesthetics of Imperfection

Kris Tiner (trumpet) and Mike Baggetta (guitar)

2016 workshop, Durham University Music Department

2018 WORKSHOP

Philosophy of Improvisation: The Aesthetics of Imperfection

6th-7th October 2018, Newcastle

Video clips and full audio recordings of selected talks from the workshop.

Plus links to commentaries written by Elisabet Dijkstra.

Struggle and Surrender: Process and Material in Painting Claire Zakiewicz

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Struggle and Surrender: Process and Material in Painting - Claire Zakiewicz
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“Stardust”: Seeing and Imagining What Isn’t There Martin Mayes

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"Stardust": Seeing and Imagining What Isn't There - Martin Mayes
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The Mistake as Material Corey Mwamba

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The Mistake as Material - Corey Mwamba
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Architecture of Imperfection: Unfinished Sketches and the Sublime Elizabeth Baldwin Gray

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Architecture of Imperfection: Unfinished Sketches and the Sublime - Elizabeth Baldwin Gray
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Ethics and Embodiment in Dance Improvisation Annie Kloppenberg

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Moving Principles and Principled Movements: Ethics and Embodiment in Dance Improvisation - Annie Kloppenberg
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Imperfect Interactions When Improvising with Others Graeme Wilson

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Cross Purposes: Imperfect Interactions When Improvising with Others - Graeme Wilson
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Still Water Moves Philip G. Robinson

Rarely Heard, Small Unwanted Sounds Form the Focus David Brown

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Rarely Heard, Small Unwanted Sounds Form the Focus - David Brown
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Perfection and Authenticity Dave Lloyd

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Perfection and Authenticity: Editing Improvised Recordings - Dave Lloyd
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The String Quartet: Notation, Performance and Improvised Sociality Rachel Stroud

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The String Quartet: Notation, Performance and Improvised Sociality - Rachel Stroud
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The Aesthetics of Imperfection Revisited Andy Hamilton

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The Aesthetics of Imperfection Revisited - Andy Hamilton
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The Aesthetics of Possibilities Pak Yan Lau

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The Aesthetics of Possibilities - Pak Yan Lau
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"That's Not Freedom, That's Taking License”: The Pitfalls in Interpreting Morton Feldman's Graphic Scores - John Snijders
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The Instrumental Impulse: Developing an Improvisation Vocabulary for Unconventional Keyboard Instruments Adam Fairhall

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The Instrumental Impulse: Developing an Improvisation Vocabulary for Unconventional Keyboard Instruments - Adam Fairhall
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The Present Imperfect Chris Corsano

Joe McPhee Interview with Andy Hamilton

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Joe McPhee - Interview with Andy Hamilton
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Nate Wooley Built from the Root, Ever-changing at the Bloom: The Role of Imperfection in the Processes of Musical Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax

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Built from the Root, Ever-changing at the Bloom: The Role of Imperfection in the Processes of Musical Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax - Nate Wooley
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Mark Hanslip Processes and Outcomes: Generative Systems for Improvised Music

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Processes and Outcomes: Generative Systems for Improvised Music - Mark Hanslip
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Evading Manipulation and Control: Playing with Perspectives Otto Willberg

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Evading Manipulation and Control: Playing with Perspectives - Otto Willberg
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