nick (at) nysoundworks (dot) org
Nick Yulman works with sound and interactive media in a variety of contexts including installation art, oral history and music. He has presented his work at venues in New York and beyond including the ISE Cultural foundation, Smack Mellon, Flux Factory, UnionDocs, The Museum of the Moving Image and the Coney Island Museum.
In the spring of 2010, Yulman was artist in residence at the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowsky Castle in Warsaw, Poland through Art in General’s Eastern European Residency Exchange Program. He received a NYSCA distribution grant to produce a record, “Warsaw Machines & Songs” documenting the work created during this residency.
In 2011 Yulman worked with the North Brooklyn Public Art Coalition to create “No Bills”, a public sound installation, situated in construction fences, featuring oral histories of long-term residents of Williamsburg and Greenpoint.
“Coppercussion/Papercussion”, his collaboration with printmaker Hope Dector won the audience choice award at the 2012 Dumbo Arts Festival.
He is currently developing Bricolo, a modular mechanical music system that allows musicians to turn physical objects into computer controllable automated instruments.
Professionally, Yulman spent five years working with the national oral history project
StoryCorps, traveling the United States recording interviews, managing the organization’s Recording and Archive department and consulting on a variety of projects.
He received a BA from Wesleyan University and graduated from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program in 2012