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Brief info

f. 1986

Nolan Lem is an artist and researcher whose work reflects a broad range of influences and mediums particularly those related to sound and kinetic motion. His work focuses on the dynamics of emergent systems, machine intelligence, and the synchronization of auditory phenomena. 

He has premiered his work and research at a number of diverse spaces including the Museum of Modern Art Buenos Aires (MAMBA), Pioneer Works (Brooklyn), L’HOSTE Art Contemporain (Arles, FR), and the Danish National Museum of Music (Copenhagen, DK). He has held residencies at IRCAM, MassMoCA, Cité Internationale des Arts, and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. He holds degrees in saxophone performance, Electrical Engineering, and received his MFA at Columbia University where he studied at the Computer Music Center. 

Nolan is currently a PhD candidate at Stanford University where he studies at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA).

Projekter af

My projects merge cultural practices of classical Chinese traditions with kinetic designs I’ve developed in my previous work. More specifically, I’ve been adapting my work to appropriate two animistic notions found in the metaphysical notion of Qi (氣) particularly those related to many of the… Læs mere