Mira Calix is an award winning artist, composer and performer based in the United Kingdom. Music and sound have always been at the centre of her practice, which she continues to integrate with visual media and technological innovation to create multi-disciplinary installations and performance works.
Mira has been commissioned by many leading international cultural institutions, festivals and ensembles including the London Sinfonietta, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Aldeburgh Festival, the Melbourne Recital Centre, Performa, National Portrait Gallery, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Manchester International Festival and The Mayor Of London.
Mira Calix recently premiered “Inside There Falls”, her new mixed media installation at Bay 17 Carriagworks as part of Sydney Festival 2015. The artwork is multi sensory installation of paper, sound and movement. A blanched new landscape that seamlessly blends technological innovation and organic materials exploring the nature of storytelling.
Mira is currently working on an upcoming solo show for the Dominik Mershe Gallery and the soundtrack to a new interpretation of the Orestei for the Shakespeare Globe Theatre in London which will premiere September 2015 directed by Adele Thomas.