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Mr. Jack Body

As a photographer-composer he has created interactive sound & image installations, which have been commissioned by almost all the major public galleries including the National Gallery, the Auckland City Gallery, the Robert McDougall Gallery, the Dunedin Public Gallery and the Wellington City Gallery.

Jack Body (born in 1944) studied at Auckland University (1963-67). With a QEII Arts Council grant he attended the Ferien Kurse fur Neue Musik, Cologne and Institute of Sonology, Utrecht, Netherlands (1969/70). For two years (1976-77) he was a guest lecturer at the Akademi Musik Indonesia, Yogyakarta, and since 1980 he has lectured at the School of Music, Victoria University of Wellington.  
E-Mail asi@vuw.ac.nz
Specialises in music composition and related topics such as instrumentation, ethnomusicology, and music in New Zealand. In composition he is currently undertaking research on music-theatre, sound-image installation, transcription and the integration of "found musics".

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