Matt Mikas

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Matt Mikas is a sound artist with a history of involvement with microradio, nightclub entertainment, and museum exhibition. A sonic anthropologist, Mikas uses turntables alternately as a historian and performer. In January 2000 he curated the sound program for Dave Hickey's Ultralounge at the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum in Tampa and Tune(In))) (2003), a one-night installation featuring over sixty sound artists performing live into six radio transmitters. Of The Bridge, a collaboration with Matt Bua and Tom Roe, premiered in Brooklyn! (2001) at the Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art. Mikas's current project Interactive Audio Response Kit is a musical composition and listening tool created for two identical LPs. He has spoken on independent media actions at the Grass Roots Radio Conference, the New York Poetry Project, among others.