Yolande Harris

Title: Visiting Artist
Email: y...@uw.edu
Web Site: Extended Profile

Yolande Harris is a composer and artist engaged with sound and image in environment and architectural space. Her most recent artistic research projects Sun Run Sun: On Sonic Navigations (2008-2009), and Scorescape (2009-2011) explore sound, its image and its role in relating humans and their technologies to the environment. These works consider techniques of navigation, sound worlds outside the human hearing range, underwater bioacoustics and the sonification of data, taking the form of audio-visual installations and performances, instruments, walks, performative lectures and writings. Yolande has a Ph.D. in Sound and Environment, Leiden University; an M.Phil. in Architecture and Moving Image, University of Cambridge; and a B.A. in Music, Dartington College of Arts. Her work is presented internationally in the context of visual art exhibitions, music venues and media art festivals including: MACBA Barcelona, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Hayward Gallery, ICA London, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Issue Project Room NYC, Shedhalle Zurich, House of World Cultures Berlin, STEIM and Sonic Acts Festival Amsterdam.