Snapshot 2012-01-16 13-11-26

Text, water colors, inks, metal flakes, collage, on home made paper

On this page you can listen to works that Campion composed or contributed to. You can also listen to some readings by Campion, etc.

(Please note: Other Campion audio can be found in the Collaboration menu and in the Medusa Sub-Tab.)

Here’s the entire text of MEDUSA in a PDF, a reading of the poem follows. Click on the links!


John Campion read the entire book-length poem, MEDUSA, at the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) in Berkeley, CA on May 2, 2010.


This is part 1 of 4. The others follow.

This is part 2 of 4.

This is part 3 of 4.

This part 4 of 4.

Campion’s Sonic Glyphs  function as auditory analogues of his visual Texturals. Sonic Glyph 1 work is composed and recorded by the author.

Only one great thing/ sings me/ –when I am mindful.

Here’s the link:

The following link contains his audio composition Sonic Glyph 2, composed and recorded by the author.

The poem reads:

By day surveyors draw lines/ By night Hopi pull them out.