THE SOUND OF INVENTION
a documentary by peter esmondefeaturing
The Kronos Quartet
"A genius at circuitry and machinery
as well as acoustics and musical structure,
he manufactures orchestras that play themselves!"
-- kyle gann, the village voice"Trimpin is a composer / sound artist / engineer / god . . . and truly a treasure."
a film about
artist / engineer / inventor / composer
who combines wild musical invention and kinetics
with homegrown computer technology.
Recipient of the MacArthur "Genius" award,
a Guggenheim fellowship,
an Artist Trust grant,
a Creative Capital grant,
etc., etc., etc.,
has no dealer, no gallery, no website, and no cellphone.
He dislikes recorded music, disdains loudspeakers,
and agreed to be the subject of this film only reluctantly.
We look forward to opening your eyes and ears.