New Zealand School of Music
Dugal McKinnon is a sound artist, composer of electronic, instrumental and multimedia work, and a writer on contemporary music.
His installation projects include Popular Archeology: Cassette, 1967-1994 (for Letting Space, NZ), Geophony (for the Adam Art Gallery, NZ) which sonified live seismic data streams, numerous collaborations with London Fieldworks including Superkingdom: Monarchy which was awarded an Honourable Mention in the 2010 Prix Ars Electronica, and most recently Te Kore: Street of Breaths (with Sophie Jerram) for ISEA11.
His compositional work has received performances in Australasia, Europe, North America and Asia. Recent projects include new works for saxophonist Richard Haynes (AUS) and the Lunapark ensemble (NL), both developed during an artist residency at ZKM (Karlsruhe, DE) in 2010.
With Sophie Jerram, he co-directs Now Future, an organization working at the intersection of art and ecology. He teaches sonic art and composition at the New Zealand School of Music (Wellington, NZ) where he directs the Lilburn Electroacoustic Music Studios.
For a full list of works please visit: http://dugalmckinnon.wordpress.com/creative-work/