Jim Bell is a professional artist, audio/visual technician and programmer living and working in Montreal. He recently graduated with distinction from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in the Intermedia/Cyberarts program. Jim’s work is mostly focused on sound art installation, with sculptural and interactive components, utilizing electronic circuitry and microcontrollers such as Basic Stamp and Arduino, along with programming in such environments as Max/MSP Jitter, SuperCollider, and Processing. His work explores correlations between natural and constructed worlds, obsolescence and novelty, control and communication. He has exhibited, performed, attended artist residencies and taught workshops in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, and North America.