Photo credit: ©MB
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Coordinates: 61.2181° N, 149.9003° W
Track: Nuiqsut Bell, 2020
Matthew Burtner is an Alaska composer, eco-acoustician and sound artist whose work explores embodiment, ecology, time, and noise. His work is intertwined with the sciences, particularly environmental science and engineering, using technologies and interactions with the natural world to inform his compositions. In his childhood, Burtner spent several years in Nuiqsut; he now lives in Anchorage, Alaska.