Holly Herndon is an artist currently based in San Francisco, California. As well as touring the world to perform and exhibit new work, she is currently a doctoral student in composition at Stanford University. Holly received her MFA in Electronic Music and Recording Media at Mills College under the guidance of John Bischoff, James Fei, Maggi Payne, and Fred Frith. While at Mills she won the Elizabeth Mills Crothers award for Best Composer in 2010 for her vocal generated piece ’195′. She releases music through 4AD and RVNG Intl.
Re-Engineering Hegemony: Glass Bead in conversation with Mat Dryhurst, Holly Herndon and Alex Williams
Music, unlike many other forms of art, has long been recognized to serve more than an ornamental or representative function. Plato acknowledged the capacity of music to 'mightily fasten' to the inwar...