Edmund Mooney

Edmund Mooney is a interdisciplinary musician working from 1996 to the present, who has taken many different approaches composition including soundwalks, instrumental, electroacoustic, installations, live performance which includes soundscape mixing and poetry, theatre - both sound design and scoring, and dance.

Having studied for a B.A in music composition at Bennington College Mooney has now completed an MFA in Studio Art at School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2015.

Please visit Mooney’s official website for the above information and more, and to view his full range of work.

In 2009 Mooney took over as co-chair of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE) when Andrea Polli, who previously held the position, moved to New Mexico, according to the WFAE newsletter.

Mooney has contributed to many collaborative works, and can be seen in discussion in the video below with Andrea Polli and Jonny Farrow.

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Collaboration is a way for major works to be achieved, as often a project may require more than one person’s lifetime of work and experience to fully grasp the issues concerned with a research project, and to create a musical or artistic output.
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Photo: Harrsch, E. (2010). Edmund Mooney Walking to the Butterfly Sanctuary Angangueo, Mexico. Retrieved from http://www.examiner.com/article/edmund-mooney-sound-art-acoustic-ecology-recording-millions-of-butterflies

Video: Mediate Art Group. (2009). Soundwave Talks: Jonny Farrow, Edmund Mooney and Andrea Polli. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bc4S3uVSXAo

Please visit Examiner.com for an interview with Edmund Mooney from 2010.