Jose A. Rivera (aka Proxemia) is a sound/media artist, and designer. Prior to receiving his BS in Architecture and Environmental Design from Kent State University in 2011, he received NASA’s Intern Team of the Year Award in 2008, held a graphic design residency with Building Bridges Arts Collaborative in 2009, and exhibited architectural work in Florence, Italy, in 2010. Exploring the intersections of aural and spatial experience, his current work is primarily expressed through the disciplines of experimental music, sound design, acoustic ecology, cartography, art, and architecture. Along with numerous sound projects, performances and collaborations, his fluid body of work also includes an open-air performance space for a youth dance and drumming group in rural Ghana.

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