Benoit Boris is a sound documentary maker and acousmatic composer. He creates works for radio (France Culture, Arte radio, RTBF, RTS, live performance and theater. He has won several prizes and mentions in international festivals (Prix Phonurgia, Prix Europa, Prix Bohemia, Prix Italia, Sheffield Audio Award).
Edzi'u A mixed race Tahltan-Tlingit electronic singer/songwriter and composer, Edzi'u mixes electronic music with classic songwriting sensibilities, exploring texture and narration, and sampling vintage recordings from many generations of her grandmothers. Her voice and music fully encompass her life and colonial inheritance as a twenty-first century Indigenous woman.
Josh Gumiela is a sound artist currently teaching Digital Media Arts at Hamline University. His work explores themes of time and displacement through generative sound, performance, installation, and kinetic sculpture. Gumiela has performed at venues including Nashville’s Centennial Black Box Theatre and his sound design work has screened at venues including Ethnografilm, Paris. His recent exhibitions include the IDMAA IDEAS exhibition and Currents New Media Festival.
Sebastiane Hegarty s an artist, writer and lecturer. His research explores the perceptual geographies of sound and listening, through field-recording, live radio transmissions and the production of phonographic objects and actions. Sebastiane has exhibited, performed and broadcast across the UK and Europe, including works for BBC Radio 3, Radiophrenia (Glasgow/Bergen) and IMT Gallery (London).
Jullian Hoff His creative fields are divided between works for media (acousmatic and videomusic) and multimedia comprovisations (mixed music, musical algorithm, generative audiovisual devices, physical interfaces). His inspiration derives from lyrical abstraction, surrealism, the human element of technology, technoculture and post-humanism.
Kazuya Ishigami is a composer, sounds performer and sound engineer born in 1972 in Osaka, Japan. He studied electroacoustic music composition at INA-GRM in 1997. His pieces were performed at DR(DeutschlandRadio/Germnay) ,WDR(westdeutscher rundfunk/Germany), FUTURA(France), MUSLAB(Mexico), ICMC(2015_USA/TEXAS) and others.
Marius Kintel is a professional software engineer who currently works at Thalmic Labs in Kitchener, Ontario. As an artist Marius works with non-traditional materials and repurposes things and technology in unusual ways. His personal projects include multiple creations in the computer art subculture known as the demoscene, building a company in Norway that developed Open Source 3D graphics software, developing self replicating machines in the REPRAP project, as well as he is the primary developer of openSCAD - a 3D modeling program designed for 3D printing.
Helena Krobath uses sound to explore phenomenology of place. She participates in soundwalks and gives workshops in aural poetics for research-practitioners and storytellers. She co-hosts the Soundscape Show on Vancouver Co-op Radio and recently worked with the Still Creek Salmon Sounds project to sonically document a rehabilitated urban salmon run.
Petri Kuljuntausta is a composer, improviser, musician, and sonic artist. He has performed underwater music for an underwater audience, improvised with the birds, and made music out of whale calls and the sounds of the northern lights. As an artist he often works with environmental sounds, live-electronics, and installation art. Kuljuntausta has performed or collaborated with Morton Subotnick, Atau Tanaka, Richard Lerman, David Rothenberg, and Sami van Ingen, among others. He has made over 100 recordings for various record labels in Australia, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, India, Sweden, UK and the USA. Star’s End and Inner Space radio shows selected Kuljuntausta’s ”Momentum” as one of the most significant CD releases of the year. Kuljuntausta has published three books on Sound Art and Electronic Music. In 2005 he won an award, The Finnish State Prize for Art, from the Finnish government as a distinguished national artist.
Edgardo Moreno is a Chilean born musician and composer who dabbles in film, documentary, contemporary dance scores. He lives in Hamilton Ontario. http://www.musicamoreno.com
Cindy Poremba is a digital media researcher, gamemaker and curator. She is an Assistant Professor (Digital Entertainment) at OCAD University (Toronto, CA) and Co-Director of OCAD’s game:play Lab. Her work has been published in journals such as Eludamos, Loading and Games & Culture, as well as edited collections, art catalogs and magazines. She is currently on the board of directors of the Hand Eye Society, North America’s oldest videogame arts non-profit based in Toronto. Cindy also organizes non-traditional exhibitions as an independent curator, including Joue le jeu/Play Along (FR), and XYZ: Alternative Voices in Game Design and “New Arcade” events as a member of the kokoromi experimental videogame collective.
Seth Rozanoff work tends to manage musical dialogue through combining a range of scores, studio techniques, and live electronic systems. He enjoys performing with software instruments, in addition to working with drum-machines, and synths. His work has been heard throughout the US, UK, Korea, Japan, and Europe.
Jane Tingley is an artist, curator, and Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo (CA). She is interested in how interactivity combined with art objects and installation can be used to explore contemporary experience. She received the Kenneth Finkelstein Prize in Sculpture and the first prize in the iNTERFACES – Interactive Art Competition in Porto (PT). She has participated in exhibitions and festivals in the Americas, Middle East, Asia, and Europe.