| Leonardo/ISASTwith Arizona State University

Barry Truax

Professor Emeritusat Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC,
Focus area: Experimental Music, Sound, Acoustics

Barry Truax is a Professor Emeritus in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. He worked with the World Soundscape Project, editing its Handbook for Acoustic Ecology, and has published a book Acoustic Communication, that deals with sound and technology, now in its 2nd edition. In 1991 his work, Riverrun, was awarded the Magisterium at the International Competition of Electroacoustic Music in Bourges, France. Truax’s multi-channel soundscape compositions are frequently featured in concerts and festivals around the world. In 2015-16 he was the Edgard Varèse Guest Professor at the Technical University in Berlin. Website: ww.sfu.ca/~truax