About this Artist
Senem Pirler (she/her) is a sound and intermedia artist, and educator. Pirler’s interdisciplinary work crosses over into sound engineering, sound art, performance, video art, movement, and installation. Pirler earned her M.M. in Music Technology the Stephen F. Temmer Tonmeister Honors Track from NYU Steinhardt, and her Ph.D. in Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Pirler’s artistic practice is collaborative: she is interested in the concept of agency and intra-action in improvisational practices and creating opportunities that hold complex entanglements between human and nonhuman bodies, spaces, and multi-sensory experiences. Pirler’s recent work has been exhibited at EMPAC, Roulette Intermedium, The Kitchen, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Southbank Centre, Montalvo Arts Center, Mount Tremper Arts, and Collar Works, NY. Her work has been recognized by grants, residencies, and awards including most recently Institute for Electronic Arts residency, PACT Zollverein residency, Signal Culture residency, and The Malcolm Morse Award to honor the work of Pauline Oliveros and Deep Listening in 2018. Dr. Pirler joined the Bennington College faculty in Fall 2018.