Dr, Professor Nigel Helyer
National Institute for Experimental Arts COFA, UNSW; Chairperson International Advisory Board to the SymbioticA Laboratory UWA.
Dr Nigel Helyer (a.k.a. DrSonique) is an independent sculptor and sound-artist. He is the director of a small multidisciplinary team Sonic Objects; Sonic Architecture which has forged an international reputation for large scale sound-sculpture installations, environmental public artworks, museum inter-actives and new media projects.
His practice is strongly interdisciplinary, linking a broad platform of creative practice with scientific Research and Development in both Academic and Industrial contexts, and he maintains an active interest in critical and theoretical debates.
Nigel is a longstanding collaborator with and advisor to the SymbioticA lab (UWA) is the Creative Director of the Audio Nomad Research group (UNSW) and is a Professorial Visiting Fellow at the National Centre for Experimental Art (COFA, UNSW).