Alan Sondheim is a Brooklyn-based new media artist, musician, writer, and performer. Sondheim made his recording debut on ESPdisk in 1968, leading a group of improvisers from Rhode Island in a trailblazing exploration of free improvisation and electronic music. He has published over a hundred and thirty articles, and has spoken at a number of venues on the Internet and Information Highway. He has taught or lectured at Lang College at the New University, UCLA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, the Ontario College of Art, Concordia University, University of Texas at Dallas, and U.C. Irvine. His film and video has been exhibited at two Whitney Biennials as well as the Paris Biennale. Sondheim has an M.A. from Brown University and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York with his partner, Azure Carter.