all projects Abrolhos Islands: Nigel Helyer

Dr Nigel Helyer (a.k.a. Dr Sonique) is an independent sculptor and sound artist. He is the director of a small multidisciplinary team, Sonic Objects: Sonic Architecture, which has forged an international reputation for large-scale sound sculpture installations, environmental public artworks, museum interactives and new media projects. Helyer's practice is strongly interdisciplinary, linking a broad platform of creative practice with scientific research and development in both academic and industrial contexts. Helyer has also worked as an artist/ researcher at the Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland; the Tropical Marine Research Labs at the National University of Singapore; and the Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco. He has held visiting professor positions at the Art Institute of Chicago, Stanford University; Department of Architectural Acoustics, University of Sydney; and School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales.