Jonathan Reus (US/NL) is an artist and educator working with sound, electronics, computing technologies and social artefacts. Through improvised music and sound performances he investigates the alien-but-entangled relationship we share with our ecosystems of machines and information. His background includes studies in mathematics, folk art, music composition, artificial intelligence and painting. In the past he has been a computer science teacher, Fulbright research fellow, banjo picker, and cyber-hobo.
Jonathan has given talks and done workshops on music, people and machines at the NIME (New Instruments for Musical Expression) conference in Oslo, LIG Art Hall in Seoul, and at Electronic Frequencies Festival in Amsterdam and at Steim, where he currently works developing professional workshops and organizing educational collaborations.