Garth Paine
Director of the Acoustic Ecology Lab at ASU

Garth Paine: Listening to and interactive with nature

with Scot Gresham-Lancaster / 16 February 2015 / 16:58

Garth Paine is particularly fascinated with sound as an experiential medium, both in musical performance and as an exhibitable object. He is internationally regarded as an innovator in the field of interactivity in experimental music and media arts. He gave the Keynote at the 2016 NIME conference. In 2018, Garth was an artist in residence at IRCAM (Paris) and ZKM (Karlsruhe). Garth's multi-disciplinary, collaborative Acoustic Ecology Project - Listen(ASU) documents the acoustic ecologies. Acoustic Ecology Lab at ASU

The public facing aspect of compositional work can be seen at
Activated Space

Bio:Garth Paine, a composer, sound artist, performer and scholar, is Associate Professor in Digital Sound and Interactive Media and Senior Sustainability Scientist at ASU’s Schools of Arts, Media and Engineering and Global Institute of Sustainability. He previously taught at DeMontfort University in the UK and the University of Western Sydney where he was the founding director of the Virtual, Interactive, Performance Research Environment (VIPRE).

He has made his mark in the international media art scene with experimental compositions, interactive music scores for dance, and new electronic musical interfaces emphasizing human agency and embodiment. He is particularly fascinated with sound as an experiential medium and exhibitable object. This passion has led to interactive responsive environments where the inhabitants’ presence and behavior generate the sonic landscape. These works have been exhibited in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Asia, and North America.

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