Copenhagen — Denmark
Budhaditya Chattopadhyay is an artist and researcher critically engaged with sound and listening. Working at the intersection between research and artistic practice, he incorporates field recording, video, and text generating a diverse range of sound-based artworks for exhibition, publication, installation and live-performance. Graduating in Sound Recording from one of the two National Film Schools in India, he completed Master of Arts in New Media with a dissertation in Sound Art from Aarhus University, Denmark. Among other awards, he was nominated for a Prix Ars Electronica in Digital Musics & Sound Art in 2011. Currently he is involved with a PhD project at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, working on perception and cognition of sound.
Description of work with field recording
Budhaditya Chattopadhyay indulges in field recording as a phenomenological development of the act of in-depth listening at place. The outcomes are varied, from experimental music and electro-acoustic compositions to sited installations and performances based on digital manipulation and multi-channel spatialization of sound.