Senem Pirler is an intermedia-sound artist whose work entails sound engineering & production, sound design, as well as video art and audiovisual performance.
Born in Turkey, she studied classical piano at Hacettepe State Conservatory and sound engineering & design at Istanbul Technical University (MIAM). She developed her artistry over ten years working as a composer, performer, and recording engineer in Turkey before moving to the U.S. in 2010 to study Music Technology at NYU with a Fulbright Fellowship.
Her areas of interest include: music production, sound design for film, dance & multimedia environments, 3D audio, and video art. Her most recent work focuses on sonically “drawing” motion, storytelling and space, using spatialization techniques.
She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Electronic Arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and working on her practice-based dissertation, titled “Creating a Queer Utopia in Audiovisual Space.” Pirler’s recent audiovisual work has been exhibited at EMPAC and Collar Works, NY.