Julia Drouhin is a sound artist and curator who explores sociality through radioscapes, installations and collaborative performances. Her site specific playgrounds reshape our common mythologies using field recordings as well as textiles, edible or found objects.
Her work had been presented in galleries, art centers and festivals in Europe, Brazil and Australia, as well as broadcast on FM and online radio.
She is currently touring her international radio picnic Sweet Tribology and is the recipient of Next Wave’s Emerging Curator Program in partnership with Liquid Architecture (with Pip Stafford) for Sisters Akousmatica.
She was granted of a Phonurgia Nova award (France-2012), a residency at GRM / INA (France-2013) and the R.A.M.E.’s 6th Giuseppe Englert prize (Switzerland-2014). She has received support from the Australia Council for the Arts (2015), City of Melbourne (2015), Arts Tasmania Crowbar (2015) and Artsbridge (2014).
She is an associate researcher for L.A.M.U. (Urban Music and Acoustic Laboratory-France) and a committee member of the International Radio Art (and Creative Audio for Trans-media) Research Group. She completed her PhD in aesthetics, sciences and technology about the art of walking and radio performances at the University of Paris 8 (France-2011).
She lives and works in Tasmania.