Emma is a sound and installation artist, sound designer, composer and cultural worker.
Emma is a Sound Designer and Composer for theatre, film, video, dance and new media installations. Through sound Emma builds visceral, expressive environments that explore the narratives of individual experience by revealing and exploring the inherent qualities of sounds, particularly field recordings, found sounds, and ‘machine languages’ of everyday things. Emma creates installations and performances as Manufacturing Entertainment with Julie Gendron (www.desiringproductions.com), and composes for theatre, dance, video, film and new media installations and performances. His work can be explored here and at: soundcloud.com/emmahendrix
As a non-profit consultant and grant writer, Emma provides nearly 15 years of experience in the non-profit cultural sector. He is the Executive Director of Video Pool Media Arts Centre, and has been active in the research and development of a Provincial Art Service Organization for media arts and digital practices. He has developed a practice around social purpose real estate and social enterprise for creative non-profits. He was the Managing Director of VIVO Media Arts Centre for eight years, and their Technical Director from 2005-2008. He is currently serving on the board of Artspace and has previously served on the board of the Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA), the Coalition of Canadian Independent Media Arts Distributors (CCIMAD - also VUCAVU.COM), and has been involved in various capacities with the New Forms Festival, Community Radio Education Society, and Scotiabank Dance Centre.