Sonic preoccupations: Live performance of electroacoustic music. Acousmatic composition. New interfaces for electronic music performance
Artist Statement: Garth Paine is regarded as an innovator in the field of interactivity in new media arts. His immersive interactive environments have been exhibited in Australia, Europe, Japan, USA, Hong Kong and New Zealand. He is a founding member of the Electronic Music Foundation, and has been active in the NIME conference since its inception. He has guest edited the Organised Sound Journal for two special editions on interactive systems in music and sound installation. He is a senior lecturer in Digital Musics at the University of Western Sydney, and is often commissioned to develop interactive system for dance and theatre performances. Recently he has performed at the Agora Festival, Centre Pompidou (2006) and the New York Electronic Arts Festival (2007), and Ireland (2009). In 2010 he will perform in Ireland, New York, Montreal, Quebec, Arizona and Sydney and has interactive installations in Sydney and New York.