Richard Graham is a guitarist and computer musician from Northern Ireland. He has performed across the U.S., Asia, U.K., and Europe, including festivals and conferences such as Celtronic and the International Symposium on Electronic Art. He has composed music for British and US television, recorded live sessions for BBC radio, and his music has been authored for the popular video game, Rock Band.
Photo: Sjaak Overgaauw
Thoranna studied music from an early age. After doing a final exam in classical piano playing she immediately turned to the field of contemporary sound and art. A graduate of the Royal Academy of art in the Hague Thoranna has worked as a video and performance artist in the electroacoustic field; working with different medium she realizes her work through film, performances and installations.
Thoranna has received good regard for her composition and performances. Her work has been broadcasted by the National Broadcasting Service in Iceland and she has performed at concerts and festivals in Iceland and abroad.
Samuel Hertz is a Berlin-based composer, researcher, and curator working at the intersections of psychoacoustics and expanded listening practices through electro-acoustic works, live electronics, collaborations with performance companies, and essays. He received his MFA at Mills College, studying composition with Pauline Oliveros, Fred Frith, and Zeena Parkins, and producing/performing with Morton Subotnick.
His work has recently been performed in France, Germany, and Belgium, as well as Center for New Music, BAM/PFA, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, and Harvestworks (USA), among others. He is currently Artist/Curator-in-residence at the experimental music project space/venue Liebig12 (Berlin, DE).
As a recent recipient of the DARE Prize for Radical Interdisciplinarity (University of Leeds/Opera North: Leeds, UK), his current research project concerns affective crossings between humans and environment, ecological soundings, and geophysical/atmospheric infrasonic sound. Upcoming research includes publications in association with Studio Tomas Saraceno and the Royal College of Art/Imperial College (London, UK), and a paper entitled "Toxic Music" to be delivered at the American Association of Geographers in April 2017 (Boston, MA).
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