Paulo Raposo is a sound artist, curator, radio producer and occasionally film-maker based in Lisbon, Portugal. His work spans across different sound investigations including intertwining public and private spaces, natural soundscapes, audio-visual environments and radio works that explore multiple relationships and displacements between digital process and architectural spaces, using custom-built software to create abstract and delicate sound works. His radio works were broadcast on Kunstradio, WDR, Resonance.fm, Antena 2, etc. and he’s featured on Radio Revolten book.
Central European Network for Sonic Ecologies
Cathy Lane is a British sound artist and composer, She is interested in sound and how it relates to the past, our histories, our environment and our collective and individual memories. This informs her current work as a composer, sound artist, lecturer and researcher. Aspects of her creative practice has developed out of these interests and concern composition with spoken word, field recordings and archive material and writing and lectures on these and related subjects. Much of her compositional work can be described as 'docu-music'.
Douglas Kahn (1951 in Bremerton, Washington, USA) is an American/Australian academic and writer. Kahn is known primarily for his writings on the use of sound in the avant-garde and experimental arts and music, and history and theory of the media arts. His writings have also been influential in the scholarly area of sound studies and the practical area of sound art. His best known book Noise, Water, Meat: A History of Sound in the Arts was published by MIT Press in 1999.
Marcus Maeder is an artist, researcher and composer of electronic music. As an author, Maeder has written on a number of topics in the fields of sound art, acoustic ecology, artistic research and digital media. Maeder studied Fine Arts at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Philosophy at the Fernuniversität in Hagen and currently pursues his PhD in Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zürich. He runs the music label domizil together with Tobias Gerber, Ken Gubler, Claudio Landolt, Mélia Roger and Vivian Wang.
Ludwig Paul Koch (1881, Frankfurt am Main -1974, Harrow, London) was a broadcaster and sound recordist. An expert on recording animal sounds, he played a significant part in increasing the British public's appreciation of wildlife.
Phil Dadson (born 1946 Napier, New Zealand) is a seminal figure in New Zealand’s art history, both for pushing the boundaries of sound and intermedia art since the 70s and for his influence on a generation of now leading mid-career artists. In terms of pure sound he is attracted to intricate texture, - the microscopic, the unexpected, the naturally rhythmic and the adventurous – to sound atmospheres and layered perspectives (distant to foreground), sounds that conjure association, mood and imagination, that convey ideas and express mind, heart and soul.
Richard Lerman (1944) is sound artist and performance artist. He has created electronic music and interdisciplinary art since the 1960’s offering performances, installations and screenings in North and South America, Asia, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. He has collaborated with John Cage and David Tudor. At Brandeis College he studied with Alvin Lucier, Gordon Mumma, and David Tudor. Lerman gained an interest in sound art in the early 60s. He soon met John Cage, who opened the door to observing sounds and electroacoustic music.
Jeph Jerman (born 1959 In Hagåtña, island of Guam) is an American sound artist and musician. He records sound fragments or collects found objects which he uses in his improvisations and performances. As a contemplative walker without a set destination, he is interested in the pure sound without references. To what we listen is not so important, what matters most is the time, place and the way we listen.
Simona Gabriela Kossak (1943 in Krakow, died 2007 in Bialystok) was a Polish biologist, ecologist, and professor of forest sciences. Kossak is known primarily for her efforts to preserve the remnants of natural ecosystems in Poland. Her work dealt with, among other things, the behavioral ecology of mammals. She sometimes referred to herself as a "zoo-psychologist.
Claudia Wegener working under the name "Radio Continental Drift", has been recording sounds across Southern Africa for the past ten years. Claudia was a founding member of the artists’ group Foreign Investment. Through performances such as Good Morning Camberwell (curated by Mark McGowan, London 2005) and The Venice Oratory (curated by William Furlong, Venice 2005), Foreign Investment used sound to explore notions of free exchange and the airwaves as a meeting point between publicly and privately owned space.