Joshua Thorpe

Residence: Vancouver, Canada

Josh Thorpe is a composer, artist, writer, and project developer living in Toronto. He holds a BFA and an MA in music composition and interdisciplinary art. Previous projects include a two-hour show at the Music Gallery, a hundred-page thesis on Dada, Fluxus, Nihilism and Zen, and numerous freelance articles on experimental art and music. Regarding Josh’s electroacoustic piece Happy Birthday Candle Choir, James Tenney said, “It’s the most irritating thing I’ve ever heard!

Date: March 28, 2003