Navid Navab

Residence: Montréal, Canada

Navid is a Montréal based media-alchemist, composer, interaction and sound designer. Navid studied music performance and composition for many years and then Electroacoustics and Computational Arts at Concordia University as well as Music Technology at McGill University. Currently he is active as a sound designer and researcher at Topological Media Lab, Matralab, and IRCAM. Navid creates real-time clouds and crystals of sound, engaging responsive sound design with improvisation, and theories of embodied cognition within various environments.Often in his practice, gestures, rhythms and vibrations from everyday life are mapped dynamically to sound generation parameters, resulting in augmented acoustical-poetry. Most of Navid’s investigations range from fixed compositions, to responsive architecture, interface design, theatre, and improv based performances. Navid is listening…

Date: August 1, 2010

Source: JTTP 2010