May 21, 2016


Julie Andreyev
Simon Lysander Overstall

Introduction | From the Artist Statement | Bios


Simon Lysander Overstall is a computational media artist, and musician/composer from Vancouver, Canada. He develops works with generative, interactive, or performative elements. He is particularly interested in computational creativity in music, physics-based sound synthesis in virtual environments, and biologically and ecologically inspired art and music systems. He has produced custom performance systems and interactive art installations that have been shown in Canada, the US, Europe, and China. He has also composed sound designs and music for dance, theatre, and installations. He has an MA in Sound in New Media at Aalto University in Helsinki, a BFA in Music Composition from the School for Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University, and an Associate in Music (Jazz) Diploma from Malaspina University-College.

Julie Andreyev is an artist, vegan, researcher and educator. Andreyev’s art practice, called Animal Lover, explores more-than-human creativity. The projects take the form of new media performance, video installation, generative art, and relational aesthetics. Andreyev’s projects have been shown across Canada, USA, Europe, and Asia, and are supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Andreyev is Associate Professor at Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver. Andreyev is a Joseph Armand Bombardier Scholar completing her PhD at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. Her dissertation is an interdisciplinary investigation into an expansion of ethics for Earth others examined through interspecies relational creativity in art processes. The study is supported by a Doctoral Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.