Montreal ex-pat Neil Wiernik (naw) who currently calls Toronto his home, began composing electronic music in 1988 with explorations in audio art and experimental music. Neil's interest in sound and technology has lead him to experiment with altered instruments, modified devices, and custom software environments. In addition to his recording career Neil is a curator and digital media specialist. He has shown work in a variety of non-traditional spaces since the late 1980's and his projects have included works in radio, print, and internet diffusion as well as other non-gallery spaces including derelict buildings, billboards, pirate airwaves, and public space. Neil has presented projects at the Finland Contemporary Museum, ISEA, Subtle Technologies Conference, La SAT, The Medusa Complex, Mutek Festival and The Music Gallery. Neil also is a member of the Toronto based groups Urban Refuse Group
& Whisper Room
and has released music on various labels, including the legendary Canadian label Noise Factory Records.