garth paine

Dr Garth Paine is the organizer and curator of these listening posts. He is a senior lecturer in Music Technologist and Research Associate of MARCS at the University of Western Sydney. He is internationally regarded as an innovator in the field of interactivity in new media arts. His immersive interactive environments have been exhibited in
Australia, Europe, Japan, USA, Hong Kong and New Zealand. He has been part of the organising and peer review panels for the International Conference On New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME) since it¹s inception and invited as guest editor of Organised Sound, a pre-eminent international journal on music technology published by Cambridge University Press.

He is often invited to run international workshops on interactivity for musical performance and commissioned to develop interactive system for realtime musical composition for interactive dance and theatre performances. He has been selected as one of ten creative professionals internationally for exhibition in the 10th New York Digital Salon; DesignX Critical Reflections, and as a millennium leader of innovation by the German Keyboard Magazine in 2000. Dr Paine has been awarded the Australia Council for the Arts New Media Arts Fellowship at RMIT University in 2000, and The RMIT Innovation Research Award in 2002. He is a member of the advisory panel for the Electronic
Music Foundation, New York and one of 17 advisors to the UNESCO funded Symposium on the Future, a project focused on formulating an evolving set of principles (theory), that describes a taxonomy / design space of electronic musical instruments. Dr Paine was the only Australian artist selected in 2004 for the Sonic Difference exhibition at the Biennale of Electronic Arts, Perth, and in 2006 his innovative ensemble, SynC, with Michael Atherton, is one of only 20 international performance ensembles selected to perform at the Centre Pompidou, IRCAM. Contact: