NATASHA ANDERSON

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Apr 21st 2010 to Jun 30th 2010
  • FROM : Australia
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Natasha Anderson (b. 1968) is a Melbourne composer and musician working internationally across a number of genres. She creates live electro-acoustic and audiovisual performances, composes acousmatic and classical works, builds sound installations, and works as a composer and sound designer for dance and theatre.

Anderson regularly tours Europe and Australasia. Venues played include the Pompidou Centre, Musique Action Festival, the Festival de Musiques Innovatrices and Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain in France, SWR New Jazz meeting 09 (Germany), DNK and Gaudeamus Music Week (Holland), Galleria Zedosbois (Portugal), Centre for Contemporary Art (Poland), Cave 12 (Switzerland), Gallery 21 (Japan), and Auckland Art Gallery. Festivals in Australia include What is Music, Liquid Architecture, NowNOW, OFF and the Melbourne International Arts Festival.

Morphallaxis, composed with Jerome Noetinger and Amanda Stewart, was Australia's entry in the 2009 International Rostrum of Composers. Natasha has premiered and recorded many new works, performing on several releases for John Zorn’s Tzadik Composer Series. She also collaborates with some of the world’s leading improvisers, including Amanda Stewart, Jerome Noetinger, Robin Fox, Anthony Pateras, Vanessa Tomlinson, Clayton Thomas and Erkki Veltheim.

Natasha has worked as a composer and sound designer for the Sydney Theatre Company (The Year of Magical Thinking dir. Cate Blanchett), the de Quincey Co (The Stirring dir. Tess de Quincey), Finucane and Smith, Branch Theatre Company (dir. Melanie Beddie) and dancer Peter Fraser (Tarkovsky’s Horse). Her installations and sound art have been exhibited at Carriageworks, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Bus Gallery and MONA.