2022 INTERNATIONAL CATEGORY
In partnership with the British Council
Rani Jambak is a composer, producer, and vocalist of Minangkabau descent from Medan, Indonesia. After completing her Master of Creative Industries Studies at Macquarie University in Sydney, Rani started her solo career. Explore electronic music and soundscape collected in various places in Indonesia.
2022 UK WINNERS
In partnership with PRS Foundation
Ella Kay is an electroacoustic composer, sound artist and designer, and saxophonist from Oldham currently based in Manchester. She is influenced by the intricacies of humanity and life, and her work aims to interpret these often complicated areas through the realms of experimental sound. She has recently composed a piece on the theme of protest as well-being. The 9-minute piece debuted, along with many others from excellent composers, at the C40 World Mayor's Summit 2022 19-21st October in Buenos Aires, Argentina to support their C40 Well-being Cities project.
Magz Hall is a radio and sound artist, who works with a focus on expanded radio art in all its forms. She has worked internationally since 2000 having exhibited at YSP, Jerwood Arts, Barbican, Tate Britain, Whitechapel Gallery, The V and A London, MACBA Barcelona, Place Des Artes Montreal and other galleries and festivals with broadcasts across the world. She is a senior lecturer at CCCU in Canterbury where her practice based research focuses on radio and sound art. In 1998 she helped set up the arts station Resonance FM in London, which started broadcasting full time in 2002. Magz went on to set up Radio Arts to promote radio art and artist radio activity. Magz completed a practice based PhD at UAL in 2015, titled Radio After Radio which looked at hundred years of radio art and made expanded radio works for an imagined vacated FM spectrum after switch over.
“I am delighted. It’s fantastic recognition for radio art and sound art I have been making since 2000, it means that I can start research and development on an exciting new longer term project”
Loula Yorke is a composer and performer who uses sound, video and participation to create artworks. Dancing in the spaces where the personal meets the political, her varied and noisy electronic music practice conjours moments of revolt as well as revealing hidden systems of control. Yorke runs femme-centred synth-building workshops Atari Punk Girls, and co-founded the SonitusLIVE curated livestreams.
“I will be able to access mentorship for the first time, and I hope to take my instruments on a mini tour, creating connections and performing to new audiences in other regions of the UK.”
Ain Bailey is a sound artist and DJ. Her practice involves an exploration of sonic autobiographies, architectural acoustics, performance, as well as collaborations with performance and visual artists, such as Sonia Boyce and Jimmy Robert.
photo by Cacau Fernandes
Ewa Justka is a polish electronic acid-technoise artist, self taught instruments builder and electronics teacher based in London.
She is also interested in the notion of materiality of objects, vibrant, ontological systems (human bodies, electronic circuits, integrated circuits: varied range of micro and macro environments and relations between them) and an investigation of modes of quasi-direct perception through extreme light and sound actions, electronics, hardware hacking, breaking, deconstructing, wiring - or, to put it bluntly - designing synths and playing hard techno.
Georgia Rodgers is a composer of instrumental and electronic music whose work focuses on textural and spatial aspects of sound and the experience of listening. In 2016 she was selected as one of Sound and Music’s New voices.
Georgia studied Physics and Music at the University of Edinburgh followed by a Masters degree in computer music taught by Michael Edwards. She is now pursuing a PhD in composition at City University, London, with a particular focus on the perception of sound, space and the human experience of listening. Her supervisor is Newton Armstrong.
Georgia also works part-time as an acoustician for a firm of consulting engineers, specialising in architectural acoustics. She lives and works (and was born) in north London.