Dafne Naphtali

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Dafna Naphtali is a singer/instrumentalist/electronic-musician, who composes/performs experimental, interactive electroacoustic music (since the mid-90’s) using her custom Max/MSP programming for live sound processing of voice and other instruments. She draws on an eclectic musical background in jazz, classical, rock and near-eastern music, and as performer she also interprets the music of Cage, Stockhausen and contemporary composers, in a large variety of projects with well-regarded musicians around the world. Dafna has received fellowships and awards including from New York Foundation for the Arts (2013 Music/Sound , 2001 Computer Arts), New York State Council on the Arts, Franklin Furnace, American Composers Forum, Foundation for Contemporary Arts and American Music Center, and has recorded several CDs, including “What is it Like to be a Bat?” a digital punk trio with Kitty Brazelton (on Tzadik).