David Galbraith

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David Galbraith is a composer, performer and media artist who lives and works in New York. Galbraith explores the couplings between art, music, technology and the body through his sound installations, video works, custom software and performances using self-built analog electronics. In 2005 Galbraith's Composition 2005 No. 1: Two Straight Lines Displaced, Nudged and Gently Spun was shown at Diapason and will be included in a forthcoming DVD archive of works exhibited at Diapason. In 2006 Galbraith received a Finishing Funds grant from the Experimental Television Center/NYSCA for lgOpre, his custom software for sound and image. Galbraith enhanced lgOpre in 2007 to support analog synthesizers at STEIM (Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music) in Amsterdam. His compositions and performances have been presented at The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Tonic, The Stone, Art in General, and free103point9, among other New York venues. Selected solo and group international performances include Erase & Reset: International Night Of Experimental & Electronic Music at Staatsbank Berlin; Garage Festival, Stralsund, Germany; and Musica Pro Nova, Bremen, Germany. Galbraith also performs with the analog synthesis collective Analogos at Diapason. Galbraith's visual work has been included in museum exhibitions at P.S.1/MoMA (New York), The New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York), and KW Institute of Contemporary Art (Berlin). Galbraith holds an M.F.A. from California Institute of the Arts (1996) and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1988). Galbraith also participated in the studio program of the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in 1996-97. www.soundsokay.com/djg.html