[tobias c. van Veen], b. 1978, explores sound, machines and turntables through installation and performance. Since 1993 he has instigated conceptual and sound-art events, online interventions and radio broadcasts, working with festivals and galleries worldwide, including Rhizome, MUTEK, the New Forms Festival, Hexagram, STEIM, SAT, Soundfjord and UpgradeMTL. He has sonic and mix releases on No Type's BricoLodge and the and/OAR labels. His latest exhibition, 'espaceSONO :: audio.lab', presented 36 global sound-artists in a uniquely constructed listening environment at Montreal's SAT[GALERIE] in Fall 2007. He is currently editing a volume on _Afrofuturism: Interstellar Transmissions from Remix Culture_, forthcoming from Wayne State UP, 2011. In Fall 2010, tobias is launching IO SOUND, a venue for offworld recordings in the sonic arts [ http://iosound.ca ], as well as wrapping his doctorate in Philosophy and Communication Studies at McGill University. All soniconcepts fugitive & pirate can be found at: [ http://fugitive.quadrantcrossing.org ].