Kenneth Kirschner is a composer and sound artist from Brooklyn, New York. His oeuvre, which he describes as 'being about recording', uses classically-tinged acoustic sources, electronically processed sounds and silence.
Imperfect Forms is an expansive multimedia project about his work. It includes an ebook; 4,5 hours of new and exclusive music; a generative software piece; specially curated videos as well as a three-part 'Best Of“ of selected pieces from the past 15 years. His full work is freely available from his website at kennethkirschner.com
A 180-page ebook with essays, interviews and analyses is included with the music, but can also be downloaded separately directly from the tokafi website (PDF; Select Save Target As to download): www.tokafi.com/static/tokafi/img/Kenneth%20Kirschner%20Imperfect%20Forms.pdf
A landing page for the project, which includes all of the videos and notes from selected artists: www.tokafi.com/news/kenneth-kirschner-imperfect-forms/
Simon Cummings's software-based indeterminate composition "February 24, 2013" is available for free download at simoncummings.com/op34/op34.php
released December 1, 2014
Curated by Tobias Fischer.
Original compositions by Kenneth Kirschner. All re-interpretations by the respective artists.
Mastered by Dirk Fischer & Tobias Fischer.
Ebook contributions by Simon Cummings, Tobias Fischer, Molly Sheridan and Marc Weidenbaum.
Ebook layout by Jessica Benoit.
Cover image by Herman Kolgen.