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  Angus Fairhurst
Fainter and Fainter + The Next Person Should Copy This

Fairhurst's method has been to select the parameters of an accumulative system and then abandon it, allowing the work to determine its own outcome through a process of self-organisation. It is only when disintegration renders the original starting point unrecognisable that something new begins to emerge, determined by the 'innate' properties of the chosen medium. Jan Avgikos has described his working method as "an avoidance of discursive clarity in favour of a constructive chaos", characterised by the subversion of conventional patterns of expectation. For Generator, he will present an instruction piece - 'The Next Person Should Copy This' - plus his sound piece Fainter and Fainter - calling up banks and playing them back the previous call, building up until it becomes chaotic.