Frank Ekeberg

Artist / Music Composerat (independent)
Focus area: Biology, Climate, Atmospheric Science, Computer Music, Electroacoustic Music, Sonification, Digital Art, New Media, Digital Humanities, Ecology, Environment, Environmental Art, Eco Art, Land Art, Experimental Music, Generative Practices, Generative Art, Geography, Geo-Locative, Mapping, Marine, Ocean Science, Music, Musicology, Photography, Public Art, Sculpture, Spacial, Site Specific, Place Making, Sound, Acoustics

Frank Ekeberg is a transdisciplinary artist, music composer and researcher working in the intersection of art, science and technology. His work explores issues of ecology, time, spatiality and transformation, with a particular focus on nature spaces, ecosystems and the interplay between human and non-human worlds. His research-based approach often involves collaborations within as well as beyond the art field. He has composed and designed sound for concert performance, dance, film, theater, radio plays and intermedia installations, and his work is widely presented in festivals, exhibitions, concerts and conferences around the world.
Frank Ekeberg received an undergraduate degree in music from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) before he went on to pursue a master's degree in electronic music at Mills College in Oakland, California, where he studied composition with Pauline Oliveros and Alvin Curran, and a PhD in electroacoustic music composition at City University London, UK, under Denis Smalley and Simon Emmerson’s tutelage. Ekeberg was awarded the 2017 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship and is currently a Research Associate at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C., USA. Most of the time he lives and works in Trondheim, Norway.

Journal Articles:
Special Section of Leonardo Transactions: Balance-Unbalance

Birding the Future

October 2014