Dafna Naphtali is a singer/instrumentalist/electronic-musician who composes/performs experimental, interactive electro-acoustic music. For 20+ years, drawing on a wide-ranging musical background in jazz, classical, rock … Continue reading
Mechanique(s) is aleatoric/improvised electro-acoustic computer music project active of mine using live electronics, prepared guitar,voice, and sometimes reeds or other guest instrumentalists. Working together since 1998 in various configurations, Mechanique(s) has been drawing on many traditions in improvised and electronic music, investigating the overlap of various elements of the performers’ technical and … Continue reading
Female pressure is an international network of female artists in the fields of electronic music and digital arts http://femalepressure.tumblr.com/post/114337812805/dafna-naphtali-sound-artist-electronic-musician
CHATTER BLIP is a duo project of Chuck Bettis (electronics/throat) and Dafna Naphtali (electronics/processing/voice) — an interstellar multi-character audio operetta involving a multitude of human, alien, and machine voices, in a mash-up of primal and classic sci-fi and electro-acoustics….. with performances since 2006.
My dad was a chemical engineer (now retired), my mother was a dancer and later a sociologist (worked on her doctorate throughout my teens).
Their debates and viewpoints on science, philosophy of science, social science, politics and their library (enormous) were the background noise and foreground content that made my … Continue reading
Dafna with Robert Dick and Satoshi Takeishi
Chatter Blip duo with Chuck Bettis at Panoply Oct 2013:
“Robotica” excerpt from Flea Theater — piece inspired by Al-Jazari, 13th century Mesopotamian inventor of musical automata.
Artists: Ricardo Arias, Diego Chamy, Luis Conde & Gabriel Paiuk, Pascal Boudreault, Dafna Naphtali & Yasunao Tone, Sean Meehan, Jefferson Rosas & Juan Sebastián Suanca, Roberto García, Daniel Leguizamón, Daniel Prieto & Rodrigo Restrepo, Nate Wooley … Continue reading