Destroy Vancouver XVII


Destroy Vancouver is an experimental music and sound art series curated by John Brennan and Elisa Ferrari. Coalescing around improvised forms of music and sound art, DV combines a broad range of experimental music genres and sound art aesthetics and brings together international improvisers with local and national sound artists and avant-garde musicians.


  • CHRIS CORSANO is a drummer who has been operating at the intersections of free improvisation, avant-rock, and noise music since the late 1990s.
  • ERIN SEXTON is a Canadian artist who grows crystals, builds antennas, and observes events. Her installations and performances are playfully minimal, exploring how we experience matter and space-time. She works with knots, electromagnetics, site, sound, and various physical processes.
  • EVAN PARKER was born in Bristol in 1944 and began to play the saxophone at the age of 14. Initially he played alto and was an admirer of Paul Desmond; by 1960 he had switched to tenor and soprano, following the example of John Coltrane, a major influence who, he would later say, determined “my choice of everything”.
  • SCANT INTONE is the solo project of Canadian artist Constantine Katsiris dedicated to experiments in modern audio. The output varies from stark minimalist tones to densely complex textures with a sound palette that incorporates elements of field recordings, radio frequencies, hand-drawn waveforms, raw data, and digital sound synthesis.

Join CiTR and Discorder June 25th at 8:30 pm at VIVO Media Arts Centre for the 17th edition of Destroy Vancouver. Tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at the door.