Erik Deluca

Program: CCT (Composition & Computer Technologies

Term Graduated: Spring 2016

Dissertation: "Wolf Listening: Acoustemological Politics and Poetics of Isle Royale National Park"

Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music and Multimedia, Brown University, Providence, RI

Bio Information:

Erik Deluca is a composer, sound artist, and scholar of sound who has lectured, performed, and exhibited at such places as MASS MoCA, the Anchorage Museum, Society for Ethnomusicology, June in Buffalo, Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival, Art Basel Miami, Issue Project Room, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Diapason Gallery, the Hammer Museum, Society for Electroacoustic Music, International Computer Music Conference, the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, The Contemporary Austin Art Museum, Fieldwork: Marfa, KM Music Conservatory in Chennai, Soundpocket in Hong Kong, and Guggenheim House in Japan. As an Artist-in-Residence and “social science” researcher in the National Park system he has taken to fieldwork-esque modes of making. His music has been played by Ensemble Signal, members of eighth blackbird, Splinter Reeds, Andie Springer, Talujan, Vicki Ray, Dither, Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival Orchestra, Friction, and ensemble mise-en. In 2009 he released the album [in] on everglade records with forewords by Alvin Lucier and David Dunn. His writing is published by Perspectives of New Music and his recordings are published by the SEAMUS label. Erik taught music courses during the spring 2015 Semester at Sea circumnavigation.



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