Ethan Hayden | composer, performer, author
Ethan Hayden | composer, performer, researcher
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score (available soon)
solo voice
April 2014
ca. 2'
19 April 2014
Ethan Hayden, voice
Pausa Art House
Buffalo, NY
Program Note:
(tRas) is a poetic rehearsal of the Derridean supplement, that unbelonging excess in a binary opposition which is (contradictorily) crucially indispensable. In (tRas), this takes place via a dialectic between linguistic articulation (consonants) and voiced intonation (vowels). While moving between these two poles, the performer acts out a futile search for the primary referent (or "master signifier"), but eventually realizes all that is to be found is an infinite hauntology, a spectral chain of "traces of traces of traces…"