Zachary Wright

Residence: Vancouver, Canada

Zachary Wright is a musician and sound artist whose work explores affective responses and embodied experience through the use of slow music, drone, and subsonic frequencies. He is currently an MFA candidate in the Interdisciplinary Arts program at Simon Fraser University, studying alongside composers David MacIntyre and Martin Gotfrit. Prior to his work at Simon Fraser University, he led a career in the world of independent electronic dance music, releasing records and touring under a variety of different aliases. His work explores themes of history and ownership through techniques of sampling and re-interpreting past works of cultural and personal significance. His goal is to create work that can exist and thrive in both the academic and popular music worlds.

Date: May 1, 2012

Source: JTTP 2012