Residence: Laval, Canada
Georgios Varoutsos is a sonic artist from Montréal, Canada. He is currently completing his PhD studies in Music at the Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC) at Queen’s University Belfast (Northern Ireland). He has graduated with a Master’s in Research, Pass with Distinction, in Arts & Humanities — Focus in Sonic Arts at Queen’s University Belfast. He has also completed a BFA with Distinction in Electroacoustic Studies and a BA in Anthropology, both from Concordia University in Montréal. He explores the field of sound through an extensive range of projects and performances. His audio creations derive from different inspirations such as field recordings, digital recordings, amplified sound materials, audio processing, synthesis and experimental techniques. Georgios is merging his various backgrounds of study into research projects comprising immersive audio, sonification, urban arts, sonic arts and socially engaged arts. This has been presented by using sound as a platform for cultural storytelling.
Date: June 24, 2020