Helen Thorington

Boston, MA, USA

Helen Thorington is the Co-Director of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc., the founder and producer of the national weekly radio series, New American Radio (1987-1998), the founder and producer of the Turbulence.org and Somewhere.org websites (1996-); and co-founder with Jo-Anne Green of the blogs, Networked_Performance and Networked_Music_Review, and Networked: a (networked_book) about (networked_art) (2009). She is also a writer, sound composer, and radio producer, whose radio documentary, dramatic work, and sound/music compositions have been aired internationally for the past thirty years. She has been an invited speaker at numerous conferences including: MIT5: creativity, ownership and collaboration in the digital age, Massachusetts Institute for Technology (2007); Digital Arts Weeks, Zurich (2007); Music in the Global Village in Budapest (2009); and Sounding Cultures at Cornell University (2011). Her writings have been published in numerous periodicals including Contemporary Music Review (2005, 2006); and Intermedia Art (Tate Modern, London, 2008); she has contributed to numerous recent exhibitions of sound art in the US and abroad.