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Simon Overstall

Doctoral Studentat Simon Fraser University
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Focus area: Computer Graphics, Digital Imaging, Animation

Simon Lysander Overstall is a media artist and composer from Vancouver, Canada. He is currently a doctoral student at the School for Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University. He develops works with generative, interaction, or performance elements. He is particularly interested in computational creativity in music, biologically and ecologically inspired art and music systems, and art and performance in immersive environments. He has created and collaborated on custom performance systems and interactive art installations that have been shown in Canada, the US, Europe, and China. He has also supported installation, theatre, and dance productions as a technologist, programmer, and sound, interaction, and visual designer. He has an MA in Sound in New Media from Aalto University in Helsinki, a BFA in Music from the School for Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University, and an Associate in Music (Jazz) Diploma from Vancouver Island University.