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Mitchell Akiyama

A PhD candidate in Communications at McGill University, Mitchell Akiyama's dissertation research follows the development of the practice of sound recording in the field across a variety of disciplines, from anthropology to biology to sound art. His work is concerned with the ways in which recording and technological mediation affect and are affected by social practices and politics. Akiyama is also a practising composer and sound artist and performed and exhibited in North America, Europe, and Japan.