The experimental short film This Country is Lonely, will premiere at the Shnit festival on the 23rd of October at Labia Theatres in Cape Town. Wicomb was responsible for the synthy electronic soundtrack.
The Gathering – A piece for actor/speaker, soundtrack and participants present composed for the official opening of the Institute for Music, Research and Innovation – Africa Open, will premiere on 9 October in Stellenbosch.
Inclusion of works by Wicomb (Solecism, Pool, Automation) at the new music event Locality 1 presented/performed by Timepoint Ensemble, September 30 in Calgary, Canada.
The word premiere of Wicomb’s piece ‘Now for Triads’ for robot toy piano (invented by Ranjit Bhatnagar) and soundtrack will be performed on 22 July at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Abrons Art Centre.
View a video recording of the piece – here
A world premiere of Wicomb’s piano piece Quaver Left by Michael Blake as part of his lecture-recitals at the Woordfees.
The 4th Purpur Festival included the premieres of Wicomb’s Now for Triads for absent robot toy piano and the piece Sue-Uhm Kwee performed by the Stockholm Saxophone Quartet.