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Creative Arts Forum | Douglas Quin

Summary

Arts Forum is a public program of the School of Creative Arts and Media

Start Date

22nd Mar 2019 12:30pm

End Date

22nd Mar 2019 1:30pm

Venue

Dechaineux Lecture Theatre

RSVP / Contact Information

All current students and members of the public welcome


Douglas Quin recording on the Greenland ice sheet. Photo by Ryan Vachon. Art: 18th Century French engraving.

Douglas Quin is an internationally acclaimed composer and sound designer, Associate Professor in the Television, Radio & Film Department at the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University (US) and currently a Visiting Fellow at the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Tasmania.

Quin’s soundscape compositions, installations and music have been presented at numerous international festivals and venues including Merkin Hall at Lincoln Center, The Kitchen (NYC), the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Spoleto Festival USA, and Venice International Performance Art Week. He is the recipient of numerous awards and grants including the Ars Acustica International prize, multiple fellowships in music composition from the National Endowment for the Arts and support from the National Science Foundation.

Quin will present a talk focusing on the intersection of art, science and technology in several of his sound art installations and composition for the Grammy Award winning Kronos Quartet.

Image Credit: Douglas Quin recording on the Greenland ice sheet. Photo by Ryan Vachon. Art: 18th Century French engraving.



Arts Forum is a weekly series of free public lectures held at the School of Creative Arts and Media, Hunter Street Campus, during the semester. The series provides a unique opportunity to hear local, national and international visiting artists, scholars and presenters from diverse sectors of the Creative Arts discuss their area of professional practice. All current students, prospective students, and members of the public are welcome.