Initially educated as a composer of both instrumental and computer-generated music, my work has gradually evolved from primarily performance and tape-based music composition to installations intended for galleries or other spaces, as well as to interactive performance works which make use of a variety of electronic media. My current work, which involves a variety of physical and electronic media, is positioned at the intersection of music composition, the visual arts, and performance.

Recent Submissions

  • 2005 Rockefeller New Media Foundation Proposal 

    Decker, Shawn (2009-03-13)
    "Sonic Horizon" is a Media Installation which uses a large number of multiple speakers to create a very strong "sense of place" - a sound environment where many multiple sound sources located at the periphery of the senses ...
  • Rockefeller New Media Foundation Proposal 

    Decker, Shawn (2006-06-30)
    A Small Migration consists of many piano wires strung roughly 8 or 9 feet above the ground across an open gallery or public space. The wires are attached directly to the gallery walls with tuning blocks, so that the walls ...


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