Doug Van Nort


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  • York University, Associate Professor, Sound Artist, and Composer

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  • ISEA2020

    Doug Van Nort is a sound artist, scholar, electroacoustic composer and improviser. In his work, spanning from professional music to public installation contexts, he creates compositions and frameworks for improvisation that integrate machine agents, immersive environments, interactive systems and experiences of telepresence as conditions to explore the myriad ways that performers negotiate emergent, collective meaning outside of spoken language. Van Nort is currently Canada Research Chair and Associate Professor at York University, where he has founded the Dispersion Lab as a central hub for this research-creation activity.

    ISEA2015

    Doug Van Nort (Canada) is an artist, researcher, composer and performer. His work is fueled by an interest in affective experiences driven by the sonic and haptic senses. In his work he integrates improvisation with machine agents, interactive systems, and experiences of telepresence. Van Nort has presented his work internationally at various festivals/events, with venues including [SAT] (Montreal), Casa da Musica (Porto), Betong (Oslo), Cafe OTO (London), Skolska28 (Prague), QuietCue (Berlin), Guelph Jazz Festival, EMPAC (Troy), Roulette, Harvestworks, Flea Theatre, Experimental Intermedia, New Museum, Miller Theatre, Issue Project Room and the Stone (NYC) among others.


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  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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