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Beauty of Chaos
Daniel Blinkhorn

Daniel Blinkhorn (b. 1973) is an Australian composer, sound and new media artist currently residing in Sydney. His creative works have received various international and national composition citations, with recent activities including Winner of a ‘Giga-Hertz-Preis für elektronische Musik | Giga-Hertz-Award’ – Germany, Winner of the ‘International Computer Music Association’ – ‘Asia Oceania Award’ – 2013, Winner of the ‘9th International Composition Competition – Città di Udine’, Italy and Winner of the ‘12th as well as the 9th (2011 – 2009) International Electroacoustic Composition Competitions, ‘Música Viva’, Portugal. He has worked in a variety of creative, academic, research and teaching contexts, and is currently lecturing into the composition and music technology department at the Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney. He is also an ardent location field recordist, where he has embarked upon a growing number of recording expeditions throughout Alaska, Amazon, West Indies, Northern Europe, Middle East, Australia and the high Arctic/ North Pole region of Svalbard.