Spear, Josh

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is an artistic research fellow at Norwegian Academy of Music where he is exploring intimacy as a condition for collaboration. He considers himself a transdisciplinary artist and read music at the University of Manchester and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. He is a proud member of the composer–performer group Bastard Assignments. 

Selected works: SERIOUS MUSIC for orchestra and samples (2017), Tr//ing for four performers, trombone and tape (2017), AV for four performers, EWI and tape (2018), PrEP for prepared brass, voila and tape (2019), FEED for four performers, video and tape (2019), Fake for soloist and tape (2019), For Alwynne, music for the collective audiovisual project by Alwynne Pritchard Recorded Delivery (2020), The First Ladies, video (2020), Lockdown Jams, project with Bastard Assignments (2020–21), ComposerGENAU!, video (with John Moran, 2021).