Courtney Brown is an interactive sound artist, researcher, and tango dancer. She is a doctoral candidate in Digital Media and Performance at Arizona State University, and a former 2013-14 Fulbright Fellow creating interactive Argentine tango dance in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a graduate of Dartmouth’s Electro-Acoustic Master’s Program.
Her work has been featured and performed in the United States and Europe, including Ars Electronica (Austria), Diapason Gallery (Brooklyn),International Computer Music Conference (Texas), Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) Conference (Salt Lake City), New Interfaces for Musical Expression (London), Frequency Festival (Chicago), Vox Novus’ 60X60, The Tank (NYC), Juddertone Dance (Boston), and Modified Arts Gallery (Phoenix). Her interactive sound installation and musical instrument, ‘Rawr! A Study in Sonic Skulls’ received an Honorary Mention from the 2015 Prix Ars Electronica. She also was an associate artist in residence with Atlantic Center for the Arts (New Smyrna Beach, FL), and she developed the audio engine for DJ Scratch Academy’s Mix, software distributed by Stanton. As part of her exploration of the relationship between movement and sound, she has written and performed interactive and live electro-acoustic music for dancers, including collaborations with Nu Dance Theater (NYC) and Insurgo Stage Project (New Jersey), and as a part of the movement and sound ensemble D&spair (Dance & Sound Performance Art Improvisation Research) Club (Phoenix).
She is also the founder of Doble A Interactive, LLC, a company developing musically-responsive interactive Argentine tango dance technology for workshops, social dance events, and performance.
For additional documentation, musical experiments and works-in-progress, check out my vimeo site.
For pricing on scores and licensing, as well as for press inquiries, please contact me using the email below.
Email: Courtney.D.Brown [at] asu [dot] edu