Dafna Naphtali is an active singer, sound artist and composer. Originally from New York City, she has performed an eclectic mix of music since she began singing and playing guitar as a teenager - folk, gospel, rock, and jazz -- in Europe, the U.S., Israel and Russia. Later she studied bel canto voice and has since performed and recorded works by contemporary composers as José Halac, Kitty Brazelton, and Joshua Fried, and Lisa Karrer / David Simons. As an audio artist she performs and composes using her own computer software system for sound processing of her voice and other instruments: collaborating with Hans Tammen ("endangered guitar"), pianist Kathleen Supové, Sarodist Stephen James (longtime Ravi Shankar disciple), and performs with her improvising ensembles in NY, Germany and Holland. She co-leads "What is it Like to be a Bat?" a digital chamber punk ensemble with Kitty Brazelton since 1997. Dafna has received commissions from American Composers Forum, New York State Council on the Arts (with Brazelton), a residencies at STEIM, Djerassi Foundation and received a 2001 fellowship in Computed Arts from NY Foundation of the Arts. Dafna teaches and consults at Harvestworks and New York University.