Yoni Niv

Sound Art

יוני ניב
Composer, sound artist and researcher.
Holds a B.A. from Haifa University and a Ph.D. in Music Composition and Theory from the New York University. His theoretical research deals with the relationship between unconscious forms of knowledge and temporality in late 20th century compositional discourse from a psychoanalytic perspective.
Yoni composes acoustic and electro-acoustic pieces that combine a wide range of musical practices and sound production techniques, and often cooperates with artists from various fields. His compositions have been performed by distinguished new music ensembles, such as KNM Berlin, JACK Quartet, ICE, Argento New Music Project, and others. His works have been presented internationally, in a variety of venues and festivals, including the Chelsea Art Museum, Brooklyn Electro-Acoustic Festival, New Museum and Smack Mellon.
Yoni taught music history, theory, composition and sound art at the City University of New York, the New York University, the New School and the Beit Berl Art College. He is also one of the founders of the Experimental Music & Sound Art advanced studies program at Musrara School of Art, and co-artistic director of the Musica Nova ensemble.