Jeremy Young is an improvising sonic artist and electroacoustic composer from Tiohtià:ke/Montreal, and a member of Sontag Shogun and Cloud Circuit among other projects. His latest solo LP, Amaro is built around solo electroacoustic compositions and improvisations using oscillators and tape. It also collects duet performances with multidisciplinary artists like Pauline Kim Harris (String Noise, John Zorn), Ida Toninato (Ensemble Supermusique, Jane/KIN), Markus Floats (Constellation), Dolphin Midwives (Beacon Sound), Deanna Radford (Cloud Circuit), Johannes Bergmark (Fylkingen), filmmaker Tomonari Nishikawa and the legendary Vito Ricci.
Budhaditya Chattopadhyay is a contemporary artist, researcher, writer and theorist. Working across diverse media, such as sound, text, and moving image, and incorporating various technologies such as sensors, AI, and Machine Learning, Chattopadhyay produces large-scale installations and live performance addressing urgent issues such as the climate crisis, human intervention in the environment and ecology, migration, race, and decoloniality. Chattopadhyay will be presenting his book, The Auditory Setting: Environmental Sounds in Film and Media Arts. The Auditory Setting… introduces and investigates how narrative and a sense of place are constructed in film and media arts through the reproduction and mediation of site-specific environmental sounds, or ‘ambience’.