Martin Stig Andersen

Residence: Denmark

Martin Stig Andersen creates acousmatic music, sound installations and electroacoustic performances, and collaborates with a number of distinguished musicians, performance and video artists. In recent years he ventured into the world of film sound and game audio, blurring the traditional dividing line between music and sound design. As a composer, Martin Stig Andersen has obtained distinctions in the ElektraMusic Award — Listener’s Prize (France), Prix Ton Bruynél (Netherlands), Luigi Russolo Competition (Italy) and the Danish Arts Foundation’s Competition. Graduating from The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus in 2003, Martin Stig Andersen is currently pursuing a PhD in electroacoustic composition at City University, London, studying with Denis Smalley. He is also working as composer and sound designer at the Playdead studio which has recently released the experimental video game LIMBO on Xbox Live Arcade.

Date: August 13, 2010

Source: eContact! 12.4

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