NIMALAN YOGANATHAN – CV                  


September 2013 – Present. MA in Media Studies. Concordia University, Montreal, QC

September 2007 – April 2009.  BFA, Electroacoustic Studies (with Great Distinction). Concordia University, Montreal, QC

September 2000 – December 2005.  B.Eng., Electrical. McGill University, Montreal, QC


Residencies and Artist Grants

2011 Mamori Sound Project (research-creation residency), Mamori Lake, Brazilian Amazon. Led by Francisco Lopez. Funded by Canada Council for the Arts and Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec

2011 Klondike Institute Artist Residency. Dawson City, Yukon. Leading sound art workshops for youths; creating sound map of Dawson City and sound installation (deferred)

2010 Oboro’s Bourse de création en nouveaux medias pour jeunes artistes. Funded by La Caisse populaire Desjardins. Production of interactive multimedia installation employing soundscape compositions, Arduino microcontrollers, touch sensors, and solenoid automatons

2009 Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec grant for artist residency in Nunavik. Conducted soundscape research and produced Inukjuak Sound Map. Also led field-recording workshops for Inuit teenagers.

Conference Presentations

2012 Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium. Presented my Amazonian soundscape research. Travel funded by Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec



January 14 – April 30, 2015: Dub Concrete (multi-channel sound installation) – +15 Soundscape project, Arts Commons, Calgary.

2010 Contributed Inukjuak Sound Map and Lilira radio documentary to Radio Canada’s Eye on the Arctic multimedia project and Framework Radio (Resonance FM UK). Listen to Lilira.

2010 “Chicago Calling Festival / Temperatures & Shapes” Elastic Arts, Chicago.
Commissioned by Chicago Phonography Ensemble to contribute Nunavik soundscape composition


Workshop Participation

Composition and field-recording techniques with Francisco Lopez                   

Conservatoire de musique du Montreal, 2009

Deep Listening with Pauline Oliveros                                                     

McGill University, Montreal, 2009

Composing and mixing with Tim Hecker                                                              

Concordia University, Montreal, 2009

Max/MSP Workshop

Concordia University, Montreal, 2008

Audio Mastering with Dominique Bassal                                                              

CIRMMT, McGill University, Montreal, 2008

Selected Press Coverage

CBC Radio “Quebec AM” interview November, 2010

CBC Radio-Canada “Boreal Hebdo” interview November, 2010 (Listen)

Capital News Online (Carleton University) interview/podcast November, 2010 (Listen)

Nunatsiaq Online interview, 2010 (Read)

Montreal Mirror, December 2009 (Read)