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Hollis Taylor

Australia Research Council Future Fellowat University of Sydney
Alice Springs,
Focus area: Biology, Environmental Art, Eco Art, Land Art, Music, Musicology

Violinist/composer, zoömusicologist, and ornithologist Hollis Taylor is an ARC Future Fellow at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She previously held research fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin, the Museum of Natural History in Paris, the University of Technology Sydney, and Macquarie University. Supported by a grant from the Australia Council for the Arts, her concerto for recorder virtuoso Genevieve Lacey premiered with the Adelaide Symphony, with subsequent performances by the London Sinfonia and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Her double CD, Absolute Bird, and monograph, Is Birdsong Music?, were released in 2017. Her practice also takes in sound and radiophonic arts. 

Journal Articles:
Leonardo Transactions

A Taste for the Beautiful

June 2011

Blowin' in Birdland: Improvisation and the Australian Pied Butcherbird

December 2010