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Doug Van Nort is a sonic artist/researcher whose work is concerned with the complex and embodied nature of listening, improvisation both with and by machines, the phenomenology of time consciousness and of collective co-creation. His research takes the form of scholarly writings on these phenomena, composed and improvised electroacoustic music, pieces of sound-focused art and software artifacts designed and developed in these pursuits. Van Nort's work is a synthesis of his background in mathematics, media arts, music composition and performance; in recent years he has a growing engagement with teaching courses and workshops that combine this set of experiences with his unique take on Deep Listening practice, in which he is a certified instructor. Van Nort is currently a Banting Fellow at Concordia University in Montreal, where he is an affiliate of the Topological Media Lab, while also working as an Assistant Editor for the Computer Music Journal (MIT Press).