James Brown is a Sydney based composer and sound designer. He has worked collaboratively with companies both locally and internationally to produce soundtracks for performance, film, animation and games. He holds a Visual Arts degree from Sydney College of the Arts, and a Masters Degree in Acoustic Physics from Sydney University.
He has extensive experience working in collaborative, multi-artform processes and has formed ongoing artistic relationships collaborations with artists and companies including: Bethesda, Victoria Hunt, Jane Campion, Australian Ballet, Sydney Dance Company, William Yang, George Khut, Matthew Day, Hans Van Den Broeck (SOIT), POST, and Urban Theatre Projects. James has also done responsive residencies with both Matthew Day and Brooke Stamp.
His process often involves creating music in synchronicity with the development of the project, creating a strong connection between the material and sound
In 2016 James is working with Kristina Chan on her first solo contemporary dance work to be presented at the Liveworks Festival at Carriageworks