N_DREW (aka Andrew Bucksbarg) is a Brooklyn-based artist, music/noizician, producer, controllerist, audio-visual performer and educator. N_DREW creates audio-visual installations, performances and interactive works, exploring organic and abstract forms, live A/V processes and sociality. He is currently exploring the material of recycled plastics, creating mini-synth/noizical instruments, beats and A/V/music videos.
N_DREW's work appears in museums, galleries and festivals internationally, including installations or performances in the Little William Theater | Festival of New Music, Produced by Machine Project at The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles; The St. Louis Art Museum; The Science Gallery, Dublin; Piksel Festival in Bergen, Norway; The Santa Monica Museum; SoundWalk in Long Beach; Come Out & Play Festival in New York; The Sonorities Festival in Belfast; and the Signal To Noise Festival in Vancouver, Canada among others.
N_DREW recently collaboration on a book chapter, Improvising Artists, Embodied Technology and Emergent Techniques for Identity, Performance and Technology: Practices of Empowerment, Embodiment and Technicity. N_DREW concerns himself with technologies and social systems that support tactics of autonomous social creativity and exchange.
He completed undergraduate training in music at Indiana University and received an MFA in New Media and Integrated Media from California Institute of the Arts in 1999. N_DREW is currently teaching sound design at Dubspot, New York’s electronic music production school.
He is currently thinking about freedom, consciousness and the post human.
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