was born in Limerick, Ireland in 1974. Son of Irish traditional folk singer
and guitarist Tom Ryan of Galway City. Moved to Castlebar, Co.Mayo in
79. Currently living in Lansing, MI, USA, where he is finishing medical
for dvd, with emphasis on 5.1 surround sound, and complete audio video
animated score project, an
animated intuitive graphic notation currently focusing on vocal work,
which often includes the audience.
As a musician
[guitar, tenor saxophone, clarinet,and electronics] his work focus's on
free improvisation, either audio visually with deon
foster as the shenanigans.tv,
or in the audio focused ensemble, the rattling
wall collective in dutch.
of artists he has performed with:
otto von schirack
05: university of michigan's digital media festival; at which jim ryan
performed, exhibited, and presented workshops on max/msp and jitter.
stick; detroit: with richard devine, otto von schirach, aparat, kero,
jimmy edgar, 000.
ann arbor film festival [42nd annual]
canvas : ann arbor art center
detroit underground tour: detroit artist market
and vision, metrospace, e.lansing
sabir mateen - detroit art space
electronic music festival
bound : dreamland theater, ypsilanti, mi
maker : chicago, il
series : deadtech, chicago, il