Yann Seznec is a musician, sound designer, and artist living in Edinburgh. His work focuses on sound, music, physical interaction, games, and instruments.
His work has been shown recently at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Inspace, Chapter Cardiff, AND, MIT Media Lab, CCA Glasgow, Mediamatic Amsterdam, and the Hannah Maclure Gallery. He performs regularly, mainly with his brother Cory as the Seznec Bros as well as part of Matthew Herbert’s band.
Recent projects include collaborating with Matthew Herbert and the BBC Concert Orchestra to build custom software and hardware for the “Baroque Remixed” show at the Roundhouse, a Faster Than Sound residency at Aldeburgh Music, and performances at Mutek Montreal, Melbourne Recital Hall, and Köln Philharmonie. In 2015 he created a set of original music for an interactive whisky cocktail event, an abstract documentary for blindfolded audience aboard a canal boat, and a series of sonic visualisations made from recordings of war planes for a residency at the Smithsonian in Washington DC.
In December 2015 he received a British Composer Award for Sonic Art for his 2014 work “Currents”. He is founder of Lucky Frame, a company specialising in fun and intuitive digital creations.