Mike Bullock

Updated
30 Nov 2016

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Sons of God in performance at the Philadelphia Embassy of the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland Inaugural Event. Photo by Louise O'Rourke.

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The Philadelphia Embassy of the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland Inaugural Event. Photo by Louise O'Rourke.

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The Philadelphia Embassy of the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland Inaugural Event. Photo by Louise O'Rourke.

Mike Bullock is a composer, improviser, and media artist whose work encompasses electro-acoustic improvisation, video, synthesizer, voice, contrabass, and bass guitar. Bullock performs across the US and in Europe, collaborating with a wide range of artists including Bertrand Gauguet, Andy Guhl, Mazen Kerbaj, Pauline Oliveros, Bhob Rainey, Steve Roden, Keith Rowe, and Christian Wolff. His music has been released by numerous labels including Sedimental, Intransitive, Important, Winds Measure, Grob, and al Maslakh. He holds a PhD from the Arts Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, and has taught and lectured in the US and Europe on field recording and improvisation. In 2015, Bullock received Center support to present The Philadelphia Embassy of the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland, a program of electronic music, performance, and installations in collaboration with Swedish composers and conceptual artists Leif Elggren, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, and Kent Tankred, and Philadelphia musicians such as Ian Fraser and Bhob Rainey.