||John Hudak has
been interested in sound and music from the age of four when he
began to play a variety of instruments. At the University of Delaware
(BA, English 1981) and Naropa Institute for the Arts (1979), he
studied video, photography, creative writing and dance. He then
began to create taped soundtracks for his solo performance art pieces.
In recent years, he has concentrated on sound, particularly natural
Hudaks current sound work focuses on the minimalism and repetition
of sounds below the usual threshold of hearing, sounds that are
filtered out or considered non-musical. These sounds are recorded,
deconstructed and processed, their rhythms and textures being the
basis for aural manipulations.