National Organisation of Media Arts Database

Tim Humphrey

Short bio:
Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey have established a practice as composers and sounddesigners in a wide-range of theatrical performance and installation contexts since 1993.
They created and direct an ongoing sound installation the megaphone project, which toured nationally in 2009 and will tour internationally in 2010.
In 2008,an ANAT Synapse Residency enabled them to work on sonifying genetic processes with Dr Shane Grey, Senior Researcher with the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney. Their new work, Epi-thet, based on this research is currently in development with Cake Communications.
They have a long term collaborative practice with Australian Dance Fellow, Tony Yap, and Japanese visual artist Naomi Ota with whom they have worked throughout Japan, Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia. They are currently in development for the presentation of Tony Yap's solo work in 2010, rasa sayang. They created john cage's musicircus for MIAF in 2007, and for MIAF 2008 an installation with Californian sound artist Alex Stahl (Pixar productions), Echolocation, and a new duet for theatre, This Map is Not to Scale.
Tim has a Phd in Music from Monash University. He currently lectures in creativity and culture at Griffith University. Madeleine is writing up her PhD in Music on collaborative processes and anaysis in the work of French choreographer Maguy Marin.
Their awards include a Green Room Award for Excellence in Soundscape/Composition in Theatre 2002, ABN-AMRO International Exchange Award to Edinburgh Festival 2003, an Asialink Residency at Shanghai Conservatory 2005, Melbourne International Arts Festival Award 2006,Green Room Nominations for Best Sound/Music 2007 and 2008, an ANAT Synapse award in 2008 and an Asialink Residency at Future University, 2009.