Jeremy Woodruff is a lecturer in composition, music theory and sound studies at the Center for Advanced Studies in Music (MIAM), Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. His compositions and sound art are informed by his research in sound studies and ethnomusicology. He is a skilled and versatile performer with multiple wind instruments and electronics. He has collaborated with various artists not only on sound art but also in video, dance theater and radio works, including with Bani Abidi, Egill Sæbjörnsson, Meg Stuart and others. His radio shows “Memory Space” and “Berlin School of Sound” can be heard every month on Colaboradio, FR-BB, 88,4 FM in Berlin and 90,7 FM in Potsdam.
His writings have been published by Klangzeitort (Berlin), Interference: A Journal of Audio Culture, Journal of Sonic Studies, KunstMusik, Verlag für Moderne Kunst (Nürnberg), Bloomsbury Press, Les Presses du Réel and by Errant Bodies Press. His sound art has been presented in various galleries, including the KW Berlin, AD Gallery Bremen, Kasa Gallery Istanbul and Art Bangaluru, and Bangalore, India. His concert works have been commissioned by Ensemble Decibel (London), Hezarfen Ensemble (Istanbul), Kammerensemble Neue Musik, Deutschen Kammerorchester Berlin and others. He was a founding member of the Errant Sound collective in Berlin, with whom he is currently founding Berlin School of Sound and he is co-founder and curator of the Dystopie/Distopya Sound Art Festival since 2018.