Each Thursday at the Disquiet Junto group on Soundcloud.com a new compositional challenge is set before the group’s members, who then have just over four days to upload a track in response to the assignment. Membership in the Junto is open: just join and participate.
This assignment was made in the evening, California time, on Thursday, August 1, with 11:59pm on the following Monday, August 5, 2013, as the deadline.
These are the instructions that went out to the group’s email list (at tinyletter.com/disquiet-junto):
Disquiet Junto Project 0083: R#d#ct#d
This week’s project is an open-ended exploration of surveillance and graphic notation.
The page at the following URL is the score that you will perform:
You can use any instrumentation you choose, just no source audio for which you cannot yourself claim ownership or fair use.
Background: The image is page 8 of recently declassified documents related to NSA collection of telephone metadata records.
Deadline: Monday, August 5, 2013, at 11:59pm wherever you are.
Length: Your track should have a duration of between two and five minutes.
Information: Please when posting your track on SoundCloud, include a description of your process in planning, composing, and recording it. This description is an essential element of the communicative process inherent in the Disquiet Junto.
Title/Tag: Include the term “disquiet0083-redacted” in the title of your track, and as a tag for your track.
Download: Please consider employing a license that allows for attributed, commerce-free remixing (i.e., a Creative Commons license permitting non-commercial sharing with attribution).
Linking: When posting the track, be sure to include this information:
More on this 83rd Disquiet Junto project, in which a page from recently declassified documents related to NSA collection of telephone metadata records is treated as a graphically notated score, at:
Image found via twitter.com/shearm and twitter.com/glennf.
Full document at:
More details on the Disquiet Junto at: