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Michael Dean (b. 1989) is a composer and multimedia artist based in Montréal. Under the pseudonym ‘Wiklow’, he creates “a world of familiar digital sounds given organic autonomy” [MUTEK 2015]. Either solo or in collaboration, Dean brings together concepts from sound art, techno and new media.

Dean’s work has presented throughout Canada and internationally. He has presented at events such as MUTEK and the International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) as well as venues like the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow and Le Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. Dean holds a BSc in Music & Computer Science and an MA in Music Technology.