Newton Armstrong is a composer, electronics performer, and occasional builder of electronic musical instruments. Much of his work focusses on forms of music-making that emerge in the composed interactions between people, technologies, and their environments. His music has been performed at events such as Darmstadt, Festival d’Automne à Paris, Festival of Exiles (Berlin), What is Music? (Melbourne), Movement Research Festival (New York), Grønland Kammermusikkfestival (Oslo), Images Sonores (Liège), Ars Musica (Brussels), and Music at Villa Romana (Florence). He teaches at City, University of London.
Newton Armstrong’s thread—surface was commissioned by Plus Minus with funds provided by the APRA AMCOS Art Music Fund.