Alex has produced many radio features audio documentaries, and other sound works for public media outlets, podcasts, and more. He has also “performed” radio stories at the Third Coast Conference & Festival, Tape Festival, and the First Person Arts Festival.Website:
Amanda has worked in the field of performance and sound art for over 12 years, fusing the two disciplines in installation projects. She has been exhibited internationally in museums, and contemporary art galleries, such as The Windor Gallery in Madrid, Spain, Khiasma Gallery in Paris, France, Move Forward Festival in Halle, Germany, Liverpool Art Biennale 2012 in the UK, Ex Teresa Arte Actual in Mexico City, Mexico, and Action Art Actuelle in Montreal, Canada. Born in Mexico City in 1978, she completed her graduate studies at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently a Ph.D. student in the University of Girona, in the Doctoral Programme in Humanities, Heritage, and Cultural Studies.Website:
Musician and multimedia artist Blevin Blectum (born Bevin Kelley) combined sound, imagery, and costume to create eccentric and mesmerizing performances that explore topics from science fiction to ornithology. She has performed and toured extensively since 1998 with releases on Aagoo, Estuary Ltd., Tigerbeat6, DeluxeRecs, Praemedia, Vague Terrain, Phthalo, as well as a new record on the Parisian label Darling Dada (June 2017). Blevin is half of ‘Blectum from Blechdom’ with Kristin Grace Erickson, aka Kevin Blechdom, and a third of ‘The Traveling Bubble Ensemble,’ with Kelley Polar and Elise Kuder. On Ricky Katowicz’s ‘The Ricky Rainbow Beard Show’ she plays the recurring role of Doctor Sound. She holds degrees from Oberlin College, Mills College, and Brown University. Blevin designs and creates sound for Hasbro toys from her home base in Providence, RI.Website:
Brian is an artist whose performances, installations, and interventions comprise the rhythms of bodies in contact with computation. His work has been shown by MoMA (NYC), MOCA (LA), Ars Electronica, Transmediale, ZKM, Eyebeam, and Rhizome and has been featured in publications including WIRED, TIME, The New York Times.Website:
Carl is a choral singer and composer. In his work, he plays with music theory and with language to create musical structures that reveal themselves through the completion of the piece.
Carlo is a Portuguese radio artist based in New York City. His radio work is comprised of documentary features and sound collages exploring the fringes of science, sound, and music. Carlo’s background in the field of clinical psychology also informs his radio work on themes linking sound and the human psyche.
Coppice is interactions between the capture and generation of sound and music from custom designed and prepared instruments and devices. It draws from its glossary of study in bellows and electronics, and in digitally-seeded air from physical modeling and modular synthesis. Founded in 2009 by Noé Cuéllar & Joseph Kramer.Website:
Ed is an American performing artist and engineer. As a designer committed to an open source world, he researches and practices material reuse and as a civil responsibility. He has toured extensively in North America and Europe as a performer and teacher.Website:
Elana Gordon is a reporter at WHYY in Philadelphia and a founding member of the station’s weekly health and science show, The Pulse. Some of her most notable stories incorporate sound-rich journeys through places and history in Philadelphia, from the infamous Legionnaires’ disease mystery that went down at the iconic Bellevue hotel…to the often overlooked spot at Christ Burial Ground that launched Ben Franklin’s vehement quest to take down small pox. She holds a dual degree in music and political science from Barnard College.Website:
Emily is an ecological designer focused on addressing social and environmental challenges in the landscape. Recent projects include green infrastructure designs for a post industrial city and coastal resiliency plan for a community along the Maine coast.Website:
Fereshteh designs participatory experiences and hybrid objects such as oyster mushroom sculptures, audio portraits, films processed in mint tea, and guided walks about lithium. Fereshteh is an active member of the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy and faculty at Florida International University in Miami.Website:
Jay is a GIS jack-of-all-trades for a small software development company, where he spends his time tracking down data and creating maps for emergency planning and response. He loves to figure out better methods for connecting people with the multitude of information that oozes from every corner of the internet. He is excited for his first foray with GIS outside the professional space.
Jean-Michel is a French musician, painter, and visual artist who has been melding his two passions – sound and image – in digital arts since 2010. In each of his creations musicality influences image in a symbiotic relationship.Website:
Jeff is an audio engineer who writes and teaches about audio production. He is the co-producer and engineer of Echoes, a daily two-hour music soundscape distributed by Public Radio International and broadcast on 130 radio stations from Maine to California. He also is the “Tools Editor” for Transom.org – a Peabody Award-winning website dedicated to channeling new work and voices to public radio.Website:
Jenn is a sound/experiential media artist and composer based in Brooklyn. Her work reimagines unconventional spaces and objects as acoustic vessels; and architecture and materials as sculptural molds for ephemeral interventions. Her works have been presented in public spaces, galleries, festivals, and symposiums in New York and internationally.Website:
My audiophilia whispers into radio’s ear. I once made documentaries (1980s); now create hybrid narratives that air in festivals, cyber worlds, and on the radio. I live in coastal California, teach sound production/theory (the New School’s online MA courses), and curate sound art online at Earlid.Website:
Johann makes installations, performances, and objects that let people play with sound. He shares his work with others through workshops, listening tours, and open-source software and hardware. He is a recipient of the Asian Cultural Council Fellows grant. He has been featured in Wire Magazine and Musicworks Magazine.Website:
Karen is a radio producer & sociologist. She has been an artist-in-residence in Vienna at studio das weisse haus (Fall 2016) and at the Museum Quartier/Tonspur (Fall 2017) producing episodes of Strange Radio, a project about the intergenerational impact of war and displacement. Karen teaches at Goddard College.Website:
Katya is a Moscow-born, Philadelphia-based filmmaker working on a feature length documentary about mushroom foraging among the Russian diaspora. She has been collecting oral histories and shooting interviews, all the while foraging herself and poking around biology labs. She teaches at Temple and is co-founder of the Berwick Research Institute in Boston.Website:
Laura is a Philadelphia-based artist and educator, committed to using media as a tool for social justice, creative expression and community organizing. Her place-based projects employ different mediums from audio and video to public intervention and mobile participatory projects to create connections between people, places and their stories.Website:
Lexie makes multi-sensory works connecting her interests in science fiction and utopian ideas about living. She teaches at Columbus College of Art & Design and also builds interactive exhibits for science centers and museums around the world.Website:
Linda is a multimedia artist and musician. Her creative methods encompass hand-formed and hand-painted porcelain, large and small scale painting, graphic design, dioramas, video performance, and electronic music. Her diverse work has been supported by the Pew Center; and has been presented at Vox Populi Gallery; Wave Farm in Acra, NY; and Fylkingen in Stockholm.Website:
Meg is an audio producer for BuzzFeed Audio. She has a background in participatory and crowd-sourced storytelling through her work for the Public Insight Network — a network of people who sign up to be sources for news stories by engaging with journalists through open-ended questions about their experiences and expertise — and Sandy Storyline, a series of interviews and storytelling workshops that led to to a multimedia documentary about the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York City.Website:
“Live in concert Mia Zabelka is an electrifying performer … the focus of intense audience interest.“ – John Eyles/ All about Jazz (UK).
Mia Zabelka is a classically trained experimental violinist and vocalist from Vienna who de- and re-constructs the violin’s sonic possibilities the process she calls AUTOMATIC PLAYING, continuously exploring sound as physical phenomena by pairing violin with live electronic devices, inserting alien objects between the strings, and using innovative performance techniques. Her instrument, voice, and body transform into sonic bodies that are simultaneously organic and primal, screaming, lyrical, composed, and explosive. She has collaborated with renowned artists such as Lydia Lunch,Phill Niblock, John Zorn, Robin Rimbaud, Pauline Oliveros, Electric Indigo, Dälek, Saffronkeira, John Russell, Maggie Nicols, and Audrey Chen in concerts and festivals throughout Europe, America, and Asia. She is a 3-time winner of the Prix Ars Electronica and was has been a guest of the German Academic Exchange Service’s international artists’ programme in Berlin and the Fulbright Commission in New York.Website:
Mike Bullock is a composer, intermedia artist, and writer based in Philadelphia. He has been performing since the mid 90s across the US and in Europe, at venues such as Fylkingen; Instants Chavirés; Café OTO; ISSUE Project Room; The Philadelphia Museum of Art; and EMPAC. In June 2015, Bullock received a Performance Grant from the Pew Center.Website:
Monty is a Product Designer at littleBits, and has run littleBits workshops at several Maker Faire events. He also runs and facilitates Beta Testing sessions at littleBits HQ.Website:
Olivia likes digging up old sensations to find new meaning. Her radio work is a live collage, which warps, overlaps, and extends sound and language, so as to intensify the medium’s interactive and elusive qualities. She uses radio to represent the mind, how we listen, and how we forget what we remember.Website:
Phoenix Lio(n) engages technology and artistic practice to disrupt the ways in which the physical world is invoked to justify oppression and marginalization. They rebuild their mind, their memories, and the world around them by layering media and mediums. By engaging their experiences and identity as tools for art they rework the heaviest, hardest parts of themself like pigments dragged across canvas.Website:
As RADIO WONDERLAND, NYC musical trickster Joshua Fried (clang Recordings) turns live radio into recombinant funk, with boombox, Buick steering wheel and four old shoes. “Rather like Negativland remixed for a house party…undeniably fun.” —Robert Barry, The WireWebsite:
Richard is a production sound mixer, sound designer, re-recording mixer, and fledgling composer for commercials, movies, and TV. Some of his clients include Men’s Health Magazine, Google, and the US Army. He has scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro and has been nominated for an Indie Series Award for Best Sound Design.Website:
Scott is a freelance graphic designer and sound explorer. Scott spends a good amount of his free time making field recordings of various spaces. Scott performs solo with electronics as well as in free rock outfits Kohoutek and Sunburned Hand of the Man.Website:
Seth appropriates, reconfigures and juxtaposes materials to create playful performative works which propose a discourse into the cross-modal correspondence of auditory and visual perception. Working at the intersections of language, memory and imagination, his work is experimental and idiosyncratic; often humorous and occasionally disquieting.Website:
Shira is a multi-disciplinary artist and teacher. Her murals can be seen throughout the city of Philadelphia. In 2012 she co- founded Southeastbysoutheast through the City of Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program. Her work has also been shown at PAFA, Asian Arts Initiative, and the ICA Philadelphia.
Steve Teare is an illustrator and art teacher living in West Philadelphia. He has illustrated for VICE, Philly Voice, WHYY, Philadelphia City Paper, Apiary Magazine, and various educational websites and children’s books. Steve also wrote and illustrated the graphic novel “Back and Forth.”Website:
Timothy Nohe is an artist and educator engaging traditional and electronic media in civic life and public places. He has exhibited and performed his work in a range of national and international venues: ISEA: Paris and the Baltic Sea; Ars Electronica, Linz; the Danish Institute of Electro-Acoustic Music, Århus; Museu da Imagem e do Som, São Paulo; the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow; the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; the Oxfringe Festival, Oxford; the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; and the Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York.Website:
Toby explores sensory perception, identity and memory through his work in image, sound and space. This involves the integration of a number of different media including video, film, found/composed sound, text and installation work.Website:
The Tri-State Synthesizer Coalition consists of modular enthusiasts from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and beyond. They connect with synthesizer enthusiasts and artists in the area to organize performances and structure events geared to everyone interested in the modular experience.Website:
Victoria is a conceptual artist based in New York. Driven by a deep seated need to uncover intentions behind everyday actions — she favors community work and public interventions because they underscore and align with her value for genuine interaction. Estok teaches sound in New Media at SUNY Purchase.Website:
Xiu Xiu (officially pronounced “shoo shoo”, also “zoo zoo,” “zhu zhu” or “schwee schwee”) is a musical collective born in San Jose, California that currently consists of Shayna Dunkelman, Angela Seo, and Jamie Stewart, the only consistent member. The critically divisive group is influenced by noise, modern classical, the dance floor, post punk, experimental, minimalism, Asian percussion, and American folk music; the films of Todd Solondz, Shohei Imamura, David Lynch and Seijun Suzuki; and the books of Elfriede Jelinek, V.S, Naipaul, Yukio Mishima, and Ingeborg Bachmann.
They record for Bella Union and Polyvinyl Records and to date have released over 50 titles including albums, 7-inches, books, film works and compositions for dance pieces. They have collaborated with artists such as Carla Bozulich, Michael Gira, Dahn Vo, Monika Gryzmala, Grouper, Larsen, These Arches, Deerhoof, John Congleton, Dirty Beaches, Oxbow and Shearwater. They currently live in Los Angeles and New York.Website: