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G Douglas Barrett

G Douglas Barrett


  • SUNY at Buffalo, PhD, Music Composition (Digital Media), 2010
  • CalArts, MFA, Experimental Sound, Integrated Media, 2006
  • Berklee College of Music, BM, 2004

Research Interest

G Douglas Barrett works on postwar experimental music, media studies, and contemporary art. His book, After Sound: Toward a Critical Music, was published in 2016. His second monograph, Experimenting the Human: Art, Music, and the Contemporary Posthuman, is forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press.

Barrett’s research has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Discourse, Cultural Critique, Postmodern Culture, Mosaic, Twentieth-Century Music, and Contemporary Music Review. He regularly speaks at conferences on music and media studies, contemporary art, and art history. In addition to his research, Barrett is an active artist and musician.