Nikki Sheth is a sound artist currently completing a PhD in Electroacoustic Composition at The University of Birmingham. Her main focus is on approaches to the treatment of field recordings within soundscape composition, including compositional methodologies used within electroacoustic music and those used within installation contexts.
She has extensive field recording experience, having been on field recording residencies to Orford Ness, South Africa, the Pyrenees and Finland.
Her work has been presented internationally including at KMH (Stockholm), Spektra Festival (Columbia), The Global Composition (Darmstadt), Sound + Environment (Hull), Balance Unbalance (Plymouth), Perspectives on Listening (Brisbane) and at various BEAST (Birmingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre) events.
She has been commissioned for collaborative sound installations for Artefact, Return to Nature Festival, The Research and Cultural Collections at University of Birmingham, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts and DLR Lexicon.
Nikki has had three releases on compilation albums: Sonic Mmabolela 2017, Frameworks #609 and Frameworks #704. In 2020 she joined Birmingham based collective SOUNDkitchen and she is currently teaching the Studio Composition module at The University of Birmingham.