University of Plymouth
Jane Grant is an artist and academic. Her collaborative work with scientists, musicians, composers and designers has resulted in award winning projects including, The Fragmented Orchestra with John Matthias and Nick Ryan which was winner of the PRSF New Music Award, 2008 and received an Honorary Mention at Prix Ars Electronica 2009, Hybrid Arts Category. The Fragmented Orchestra was exhibited at FACT and 23 sites across the UK. Recent work includes Soft Moon and Leaving Earth; both films draw upon astrophysics and science fiction with specific reference to the writing of Italo Calvino and Stanislaw Lem. Jane is currently developing the sonic installation Ghost where the temporal, topological networks and pathways of the cortex are explored in conjunction brain hallucination or ‘sonic ghosts’.
Jane is Associate Professor (Reader) in Digital Arts at University of Plymouth, UK, co-director of the research group art + sound and Principle Supervisor in the Planetary Collegium, CAiiA-Node.