Andy Graydon used his residency at MacDowell to work on the structure, writing, and early edits for his film Echo’s Answer, shot on Mauna Kea, HI, at two of the observatories for the global Event Horizon Telescope which peers into the black hole at the center of our galaxy. He also made progress on his newest sound work, Carrier, composed from two years of field recordings. His most recent videos premiered at the Wroclaw Media Arts Bienniale, Poland, and at Videoart at Midnight, Berlin. A prior work of his, Gathering Note for choral ensemble, premiered on the Cambridge Common park.
Andy Graydon worked in the New Hampshire studio.
New Hampshire Studio, originally named Peterborough Studio, was given to MacDowell by Mr. and Mrs. William Schofield, Mrs. H. A. Chamberlain, Mrs. Andrew Draper, and Miss Ruth Cheney. The studio was renamed in 1943. The Gilbert Verney Foundation established an endowed maintenance fund in 1990, and a bequest in memory of MacDowell Fellow Victor Candell underwrote the…