Artists at DA Z 2020

Shelly Knotts

Composer, performer and improvisor of live electronic, live coded and network music. UK lives in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Shelly Knotts is an improviser who performs with computers and other humans. Interests in code, data and networks have lead her down strange and diverse musical paths from electroacoustic composition, through jazz and noise music to algorave.

She experiments with generative and AI techniques and opinionated algorithms to make music. She has performed at numerous Algoraves and other live coding events worldwide, solo and with collaborative projects including algo-pop duo ALGOBABEZ.

In 2017 she was a winner of BBC Radiophonic Workshop and PRSF ‘The Oram Awards’ for innovation in sound and music. By day she is a researcher at Durham University working on the research project ‘Musically Intelligent Machines Interacting Creatively’.

(Source: Shelly Knotts, Foto: Mariah Tiffany)

Artist site: datamusician.net