Dugal works in the collision zones between sound, music, language, and acoustic, visual and digital media.
Recent projects include: This Storm Is Called Progress (2016), with Grayson Cooke, an audiovisual installation shortlisted for the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize (South Australian Museum); Lost Oscillations (2015), with Jim Murphy and Mo H. Zareei, a touch-based augmented-reality sound installation, commissioned by the 2015 Audacious Festival of Sonic Arts (Christchurch); and let x = (2014) for icosahedral loudspeaker and 24-channel loudspeaker array, commissioned by IEM.
He has been a resident artist at IEM (Graz, Austria) and ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany), and STEIM (Amsterdam). He holds a doctorate in composition from the University of Birmingham (UK), which was completed while a guest artist in the electronic music studios of TU-Berlin. His recent writings focus on ecological and material practices in sound-based art. Dugal teaches sonic art and composition at the New Zealand School of Music | Te Kōkī, where he is director of the Lilburn Studios.
for mixed chamber ensemble with audio playback
electroacoustic work, 18m
for piano, 4m
for six-channel tape and orchestra, 11m
electroacoustic work, 12m
electroacoustic work, 7m
for two pianos
for soprano and baritone with SATB chamber choir (16 voices)
for junk percussion and string quartet
for solo baritone saxophone, 7m
electroacoustic work, 10m
electroacoustic work, 3m
for mezzo-soprano, metronome and piano
for bass clarinet and fixed media
for harp and prerecorded sound, 11m
for narrator, ensemble and prerecorded sound, 19m
for marimba and voice (one performer), 5m
for baritone saxophone and marimba
electroacoustic work, 30m
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