The episode of Hacking Culture offers ideas on what the American experimental composer John Cage (1912-1992) can teach us about hacking. Listening to lectures by Cage and examining his pieces such as Suite for Toy Piano, Sonatas and Interludes, and 4'33" provides a fresh perspective on the art of hacking.
This episode is released under the Creative Commons attribution share alike 4.0 International license.
- John Cage, "Suite for Toy Piano" (1948) - CC BY-ND-NC 1.0
- John Cage talks about when he vowed to devote his life to composing (2:23) - CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
- Sonata #5 from Sonatas and Interludes for prepared piano (1946–48) performed by Boris Berman - CC BY-ND 3.0
- Sonata #14 from Sonatas and Interludes for prepared piano (1946–48) performed by Boris Berman - CC BY-ND 3.0
- Zac Gvi reading Cage's "Lecture On Nothing" (reprinted in Silence, p. 109) - CC BY 3.0
- John Cage reading his essay "On Robert Rauschenberg, Artist and His Work" (17:01, or p. 100 of Silence) - CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
- The theme music used in this episode comes from the Open Goldberg Variations, performed by Kimiko Ishizaka