Jason Singh

Award: Fusion Fund

Year: 2018

Genre: Other/Various

Instrument/voice type: Composer / Beatboxer

Location: North West

Website: www.jasonsinghthing.com/

Jason Singh is a composer, musician, sound artist, creative producer, facilitator and performer.
He is a solo artist and collaborator who works across a wide range of art forms, music genres, educational practices and sound formats (binaural and ambisonic). 
His creative output includes unique live beatbox film scores, large scale ambisonic sound installations, sound design for gallery/museum exhibitions, collaborative experiments with sound, ceramics, textiles and museum objects. He also vocally recreates birdsong and entire forestry environments and his work has featured on the BBC TV shows Imagine, Springwatch and CountryFile. 
Singh also receives commissions and collaborates with a wide range of artists and organisations. Some of these include Hull City of Culture 2017, BFI, BBC, V&A Museum, Unity Theatre, Whitworth Gallery, Tate Britain, Royal Exchange Theatre, Nitin Sawhney, Rokia Traore, Shabaka Hutchings, Stuart McCallum, Yazz Ahmed, Sarathy Korwar and Sebastian Rochford. 
Singh is deeply committed to music and art education and has been devising and facilitating creative projects since 1999. Between 2006 and 2013 he mentored and toured with musicians from Rajasthan, India and is currently music director of Frequencies, a music project run by Music For Youth. Singh facilitates national and international workshops exploring the voice, body and technology. He works with mainstream and young people with special educational needs (SEN).
Jason is currently the artist in residence for Hull City of Culture 2017, an awardee of the PRS New Music Biennial Award and Associate Artist with Fermynwood Contemporary Arts.