Residence: Downham Market, UK
Katharine Norman is a composer, sound artist and writer. In 2003 she emigrated from London, England to one of the Gulf Islands, off the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Prior to this change of direction she was, for five years, Director of the Electronic Music Studios at Goldsmiths, University of London and, before that, held various academic posts in the UK. She now works freelance, increasingly in the field of digital sound art and writing.
Her cd of electroacoustic music and soundscape composition, London, is available on the NMC label. Transparent things a CD of soundscape music and piano music was released on the Metier label. Other music is recorded on the Innova, Empreintes Digitales and Discus labels.
Her book of experimental writings on recent electronic music (of many kinds and approaches) entitled Sounding Art: Eight Literary Excursions through Electronic Music was published by Ashgate in 2004.
Her work is represented by the British Music Information Centre, at www.bmic.co.uk, and she is also an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre, and a member of the CEC.
Date: March 28, 2003