Indeterminacy & Chance


Chance in the arts provides a means for escaping the biases engrained in our personality by our culture and personal past history, that is, it is a means of attaining greater generality. { George Brecht }

Read Chance Imagery (pdf) by George Brecht

I’d rather chance a choice, than choose chance. { Lou Harrison }

Skim the Anthology of Chance Operations (pdf) – Various

Choose Your Own Project

  1. Project Prepare 2 pieces from the Fluxus Workbook
  2. Create and prepare your own event score
  3. Create a max/msp patch/system/piece that makes use of chance processes