Nat Bates (Australia)

nat (Nat Bates)

Since the late 90s nat has been producing and performing experimental music, and designing sound and music for videos and animations. He created the score for renowned Australian media artist Ian Haig’s animation “I Was Made For Loving You” and has produced interactive sound works for multimedia and installation and for the web, most notably for the AFC / ABC funded Stuff-Art project which can be seen online at He has produced interactive sound works for the web, CD-Rom and installation and has curated and coordinated group shows of CD-Rom, music-video and sound art. His current projects include the experimental rock outfit Machina Aux Rock, and Film§coria, a series of soundtracks for appropriated film pieces.
Nat Bates has directed Australia’s premiere festival of sound arts, Liquid Architecture, annually since its inception in 2000. He has lectured in sound art from the National Gallery in Canberra to Melbourne’s RMIT University. Nat also finds time to teach sound to multimedia students at RMIT University and undertake a PhD in sound art.

He is participating in

SoundLAB – sonic art project environments

SoundLAB – Edition V
soundStory – sound as a tool for storytelling
curated by Melody Parker-Carter

SIP – SoundLAB Interview Project