Member Profile: David Stout
David Stout (BFA - University of Oregon / MFA - CalArts) is a visual artist, composer and performer exploring hybrid forms bridging the arts. He has received national and international awards for works in live cinema, interactive video, electro-acoustic music and intermedia performances integrating projection as an extension of performer, audience and architecture. His ongoing collaboration with artist-programmer, Cory Metcalf examines the aesthetic possibilities for generative systems, artificial life networks and simulation environments. The pair are founders of the new media-music ensemble, NoiseFold, whose installations and performances have been exhibited worldwide, from Casablanca, Morocco to Marfa, Texas. NoiseFold are presently working on projects in visual music, data visualization, virtual reality and sculptural glassmaking. Stout previously founded the MOV-iN Gallery and the Installation, Performance and Interactivity project (IPI) at the College of Santa Fe, (NM). He currently directs the Hybrid Arts Laboratory at the University of North Texas (UNT) and coordinates the Initiative for Advance Research in Technology and the Arts (iARTA). David holds joint academic positions in Music Composition and Studio Art.