Phil Thomson

Residence: Toronto, Canada

Phil Thomson is a Vancouver-based listener, soundmaker, curator and theorist who completed his Master of Fine Arts at Simon Fraser University in 2005. His sound works have been heard in concerts in Canada and abroad, as well as on releases by labels from Italy, England and Macedonia. He was Artist-in-Residence at Vancouver Co-operative Radio in the summer of 2005. As a curator, he has curated the weblabel centibel, a “Listening Room” at the Bartlett Gallery in Vancouver, and, at the request of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community, a gallery for the sonus website. He has served on juries with the Signal and Noise festival and the Media Arts Committee of CFRO 102.7 FM. His first publication is the article “Atoms and Errors: Toward a History and æsthetics of Microsound,” which appeared in the British journal Organised Sound, published by Cambridge University Press.

Date: May 6, 2003

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