Nathan Wolek

Scotland Visiting Professorship at Aberdeen, University of Aberdeen - Music

Nathan is an audio artist and researcher whose work encompasses advanced signal processing techniques, audio field recording, multimedia performance, and electronic music history. He completed his Ph.D. in Music Technology at Northwestern University, and is currently Professor of Digital Arts at Stetson University. He is best known for the Granular Toolkit and LowkeyNW package, both popular extensions to Cycling74's Max environment. His music and sound installations feature rapid edits, gradually changing textures, and environmental recordings of personal significance. Nathan has presented his creative work across the United States, in addition to engagements in Korea, Germany, Norway, Canada and Brazil. His research has been featured at the ICMC, SEAMUS, CMS, ATMI and CENSE conferences. Nathan will be the 2020 artist-in-residence for the ACA Soundscape Field Station at the Canaveral National Seashore in Florida. He will then spend the early part of 2021 as the Fulbright-Scotland Visiting Professor at the University of Aberdeen, his second award from the prestigious Fulbright exchange program.