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John Cage’s 49 Waltzes

John Cage’s Graphic Score
The innovative and influential American composer John Cage created a graphic score called “49 Waltzes for the Five Boroughs” as a tribute to the ever- changing city of New York. He superimposed 49 triangles on a map of New York City, using chance means to determine the locations of each angle. The listener or recorder was invited go to the apex of each angle and listen to or record the sounds of the city in that place.
Rolling Stone Magazine, 1977.

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John Cage 49 Waltzes

Nextcity: The Art of the Possible

Don’t you just love this?
Cabspotting, Eric Rodenbeck
Image: Eric Rodenbeck Cabspotting

Topic: Look at the ways digital technologies have fundamentally altered our lives and experiences of urban space.
Panelists: Eric Rodenbeck of Stamen Design, J. Meejin Yoon, Christian Nold
Moderator: Everyware author Adam Greenfield.
Sponsor: New Museum
Rating: This rocked my world.
Notes: sleepy- maybe later – lame, i know.

but i do have a really bad shot from the last row…