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Current Location: New York
Daniel Iglesia creates music and media for humans, computers, and broad interactions of the two. His works have taken the form of concert works for instruments and electronics, live audio and video performance, generative and interactive installations, and collaborations theater and dance. He is an accomplished technologist, and brings ideas of computational aesthetics and elegance into the combination of electronic media and human performance.
His work has been presented throughout New York City in such diverse venues as Lincoln Center, Eyebeam Gallery, The Stone, the Kitchen, and many others. It has also been presented at concerts and festivals throughout the US and abroad, including the Experimental Media Series at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington D.C.), Art.Tech@The Lab (San Francisco), the Hamburger Klangwerktage (Hamburg), the Guangdong Modern Dance Festival (Guangzhou), and the World Expo 2010 (Shanghai). His concert works have been performed by the California EAR Unit, So Percussion, the SEM Ensemble, the Talea Ensemble, the International Contemporary Ensemble, the Ostravska Banda, and many others.
He has a doctorate in Music Composition at Columbia, where he spent a lot of time at the Columbia Computer Music Center. His writings have appeared in the Cambridge Journal Organised Sound. He has taught at Columbia, Pratt, and Princeton, where he was the 2010-2011 co-leader of the Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk). He recently gave a talk on PLOrk at the TEDx conference in Brooklyn, and is now a member of their permanent touring ensemble, Sideband. He is the recipient of the 2011 Van Lier Fellowship from Meet the Composer. He also leads the chiptunes band Datalore.
Music © 2011 Daniel Iglesia
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