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Colin Black

Colin Black is an Australian experimental music composer, sonic media arts practitioner, radio artist and researcher. Black won the 2003 Prix Italia Award in the category of Best Radio Music — Composed Work for composing and producing The Ears Outside My Listening Room (duration 52 minutes). Black's commissions to create major works include the following organisations: Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Český rozhlas, Deutschlandradio, Parramatta Heritage Centre, Lismore City Council and Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA). His works have been selected for events including En Red O 2000 music festival in Barcelona, Spain, the Festival Synthese in Bourges, France, Rencontres Musiques Nouvelles, Lunel France, 60x60 Pacific Basin Regional Concert Los Angeles USA, Zèppelin 2004-Festival de Arte Sonoro in Barcelona, Spain, Hipersonica 2004 in São Paulo, Brazil, The Literature Sound Barrier 2002 in Wien, Austria, Sydney University's Live Wires concerts '97, '98, and Melbourne's Extatic Concert for the Next Wave festival '98. In 2010 he was artist in residence at WORM, a Rotterdam based institute for avant garde music and art.

Awards, collections 
Black's Awards, Nominations and Fellowships include: • 2011 Prix Phonurgia Nova, Final Round Selection • 2010 Prix Phonurgia Nova, Final Round Selection • 2008 Albert Travelling Scholarship, The University of Sydney • 2003 International Prix Italia Award, Best Music Radio ­ Composed Work ---- • 2002 ABC Radio, New Media Arts, Artist in Residence Fellowship 2002 ---- • 2000 Australian Guild Screen Composers Screen Music Awards (Nomination for Best Music for a Station ID or Promo) ---- • 1998 National Digital Arts Award finalist ---- • 1996 NCEIA Award - Best Experimental Song ---- • 1996 NCEIA Award Nominee for Best Instrumental Song ---- • 1995 NCEIA Award Nominee for Best Rock Song 1995 ---- • 1994 NCEIA Award - Best Instrumental Song ----