Luke Harrald is a composer, performer and new-media artist. He holds a PhD in composition from the University of Adelaide, and is known for his ground-breaking work that fuses computer science and live music. Luke creates compositions that critique modern life and digital culture, and enables musicians to interact with technology in new ways. He also builds innovative installation works. Luke has spoken on and performed around Australia, and internationally, including performances and artist talks in London, Paris and Montreal. He is currently head of studies in the Popular Music and Creative Technologies program and lecturer in Sonic Arts at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide, and is an associate artist with the Australian Music Centre.