Interview with Kearon Roy Taylor
Inclusivity and integration in the Cybernetic Orchestra
Interview from 30 November 2011 following the Cybernetic Orchestra’s concert in McMaster University’s Convocation Hall. The Hamilton stop on the CEC’s 25th Anniversary Tour was made possible with the kind collaboration of the Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia of McMaster University.
Hailing originally from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Kearon Roy Taylor is a printmaker, sculptor and new media artist who has been heavily involved in the Hamilton arts community since his time at McMaster University. Recently nominated for an Emerging Artist Award in visual arts by the Art Gallery of Hamilton at the Hamilton Arts Awards (2012), he has also received the Nikolic Print Scholarship at Centre 3 (2011), and the McMaster Museum of Art Museum Award for his undergraduate thesis work. Roy Taylor is a founding member of the Hamilton Audio/Visual Node (HAVN), an emerging new media focussed collective space, and performs with both the Cybernetic Orchestra and Extramuros livecoding ensembles.